Small Business Development Center sponsoring government contracts workshop Friday


By Mitchel Davis

Special to The SUN

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center and Colorado’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will host a free workshop on developing a marketing strategy to win government contracts. The “Expand Your Market” workshop will be facilitated by PTAC counselor Kathryn Lobdell.

The event will be held on Friday, July 25, from 9 until 11 a.m., at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Ave. All business owners, economic development and community resource advocates are welcome to attend.

Lobdell will explain how to develop a marketing strategy to earn government contracts. Included are: Researching Your Target Market — learn who’s buying what you’re selling, Presentation Skills — branding, one-on-one with buyers, partners and networking, and Win/Win Strategy — right time/right place/write proposal tips.

For more information or with questions, contact Joan Saunders at (719) 434-3470 or

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