MCC Hosts Procurement Summit

(Bradenton, Fla., Oct. 2, 2008) - Local business owners can learn how to pursue purchasing contracts with local government and educational entities in a Procurement Summit from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Manatee Community College (MCC) Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway East. The summit is sponsored by MCC Corporate and Community Development, Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and Manatee Economic Development Council.

Participants will have the opportunity to speak with local representatives from MCC, the University of South Florida, Manatee School District and others. They also will learn how to become a federal 8(a) certified vendor, which permits business with federal agencies.

The cost of $25 includes breakfast and lunch. For more information or to register, call 941-408-1412 or 941-363-7000.


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