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Is the Mentor- Protégé Program For You? Learn more April 18 – 1-3pm -Vancouver WA
April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Learn if the Mentor-Protégé Program is for you. The purpose of the new program is to develop strong protégé firms through mentor-provided business development assistance, and to help protégés successfully compete for government contracts. Mentor-provided assistance can be sought for any, or all of the following activities: • Management and Technical Assistance Internal business management systems; accounting processes; marketing and business/strategic planning assistance; technology transfers; and manufacturing assistance. • Financial Assistance In the form of equity investments and/or loans; and bonding. • Contracting Assistance Contracting processes; capabilities; acquisitions; and performance. • Trade Education International Trade business and strategic planning; finding markets; and learning how to export. • Business Development Assistance Strategy; and identifying contracting and partnership opportunities. • General and/or Administrative Assistance Business processes and support; human resource sharing; security clearance support; and capacity building.