Doing business with Department of State

Doing Business with the U.S. Department of State

Format: Live webinar (on-demand recording available on March 11, 2021)
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Anna Urman, U.S. Department of State
NCMA Certifications: 1.5 CPEs
APTAC Certifications: 0.75 ATC
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*Your registration includes access to the on-demand recording.

What does the Department of State buy? Who are the people in the State Department as well as its bureaus and missions? What opportunities can you procure? These are just a few of the questions we will answer. This webinar will help small businesses understand the contracting process, opportunities, requirements, and market research practices to succeed in capturing business at the US Department of State.

You will also learn about:

  • the importance of responding to market research (RFI/SSN)
  • small business goals and socioeconomic “order of preference”
  • resources and best practices for small biz research and outreach

Target Audience:
Small Business Owners, Business Development

Meet Your Instructor:

ANNA URMAN is a Senior Procurement Analyst at the US Department of State Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. She is a subject matter expert in market analysis and federal procurement process. Prior to her work at the State Department, she was the Director of the Virginia PTAC, where she oversaw the statewide program of counseling and training for small government contracting companies throughout the state. Anna holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, and has completed her LLM studies in procurement law and intellectual property law at George Washington University. Anna lives in Alexandria VA with her husband and daughters; and when she’s not thinking about government contracts, she volunteers in dog rescue.


Mar 02 2021


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 02 2021
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm