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Georgia Southern Teaches Business Owners about Winning Government Contracts

3-6 Georgia Southern welcomes STEM educatorsGeorgia Southern University’s City Campus invites entrepreneurs, business owners and residents interested in learning how to contract with government and private entities to attend its first ProBid series beginning March 28 at 8:30 a.m. at the City Campus in downtown Statesboro.

Each Thursday through April, a different procurement agency from the public and private sectors will offer a presentation in the ProBid informational series. Participants will learn about the types of services managed and contracted by each agency, policies for doing business, certification and application requirements, bidding processes and upcoming requests for proposal (RFPs).

This year’s ProBid features Georgia Southern’s Procurement Department, the City of Statesboro, Georgia Department of Transportation, Bulloch County Government and the City of Savannah. ProBid is an opportunity for local businesses to learn about the needs of larger entities and find out how they can submit higher quality and more competitive bids that lower entities’ overall costs.

Each ProBid session will be held at the Georgia Southern University City Campus, 58 East Main Street, Suite E., Statesboro, Ga . For details, call (912) 478-8701 or email jawest@georgiasouthern.edu.

The Georgia Southern University City Campus houses the Bureau of Business Research and Economic Development (BBRED) and a business incubator. The City Campus is committed to creating jobs and helping area businesses grow through its economic research, policy analysis, mentorship programs and course offerings. To schedule a consultation or receive additional information regarding Georgia Southern’s City Campus, please call (912) 478-8701.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 120 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement.  Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit: www.georgiasouthern.edu.

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