Wyoming’s premier government contracting event for small business owners and entrepreneurs will feature some big name speakers, unique networking opportunities and valuable assistance from several entrepreneurial organization. Registration is now open for the 2020 GRO-Biz Conference which will take place on March 25 in Cheyenne, WY. This event focuses on providing training, resources and matchmaking opportunities to help Wyoming businesses expand their market to federal, state, and local government agencies.

This year’s speakers include nationally-recognized cybersecurity expert Adam Austin, Trihydro Corporation Senior Vice President Craig Carlson, U.S. Small Business Administration procurement expert Brent Owens and many more. There will be plenty of opportunities to network at the event and attendees will be able to choose from a large selection of workshops concentrating on:

  • Government Contracting
  • Procurement Website Design
  • Legal Updates for Small Businesses
  • Cybersecurity
  • And much more

Every year, government agencies set aside millions of dollars to spend on products and services from Wyoming small businesses in every industry. Representatives from these agencies will be available for one-on-one meetings to discuss current and future opportunities

Experts from Wyoming’s vast Business Resource Network will also be on hand to help entrepreneurs take advantage of the numerous consultation services and technical assistance programs available to all Wyoming residents at no-cost.

Early bird registration is open now until March 13 at the discounted price of $65. The event will be held on March 25 from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center in Cheyenne.  Registrants will also be able to attend a pre-conference workshop and Networking Reception the day before.

To reserve your spot, or to view a full list of speakers and workshops, visit WyomingSBDC.org/grobiz

Please note that — unlike in years past — the 2020 GRO-Biz Conference will focus solely on government contracting and is being held independently from the Idea Expo.

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