Teaming for Contracts workshop to be held in August

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Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) and established business owners seeking to do business with corporations and government agencies should attend Teaming for Contracts, a regional workshop presented by the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC).

The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Microsoft, 200 E. Randolph St., AON Center, in Chicago. The host sponsor is Microsoft.

Teaming for Contracts is designed for women-owned businesses in all industries that seek to grow their business and expand their capacity through partnerships to compete on large contracts. WBEs will learn the benefits of teaming arrangement options, key strategies to help improve their chances of forming successful partnerships with other small, women-owned businesses and primes to win business in the public and private sectors.

Presenter of Teaming for Contracts is Michelle Kantor, who heads up the Construction Law Practice group in the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, and has more than 26 years of experience practicing in government contracting. She represents prime contractors, suppliers, subcontractors, design professionals, manufacturers, fabricators, consultants and owners in all procurement and construction related matters in the public and private sectors.

The workshop is free of charge for all certified WBEs and established business owners. Space is limited; registration is required. For more information, please visit or call (312) 853-3477, ext 0.