Secrets to an Effective Capabilities Statement

Aug 29 10:00 am — 11:00 am

You wouldn’t apply for a job without a resume, right? Well then, you need to make sure your Capabilities Statement is ready for working with the government!

A capabilities statement is like a resume for your business as you look for opportunities in government contracting. If you’re new to government contracting you may not have heard of this document but it’s a critically important resource to develop and understand, as it is a key marketing tool commonly used for networking with government agencies and prime contractors.

In this webinar, we will guide you through the basics of building a capabilities statements. By the end we want you to understand the importance of these documents, how to craft an effective one for your business, and how to utilize it as part of your government contracting marketing plan.

Webinar Topics Include:

  • What a capabilities statement is
  • Why they are important
  • How they’re used
  • How to develop your own
  • Pointers on how to stand out from the competition

This No-Cost Training Event is Hosted by

Norcal APEX Accelerator

Northern California APEX Accelerator is a government-funded nonprofit formed to help small businesses find, bid on, and win contracts with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies.

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Location: Virtual (Zoom Webinar)

Event Contact: Norcal APEX Accelerator

P: (707) 267-7561


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Meet Your Speaker

James Forrest,

Procurement Specialist

Norcal APEX Accelerator

James Forrest has been working with non-profit educational institutions since 2012, in roles ranging from Academic Tutor to Executive Administrative Assistant. He holds a BA from UC Santa Cruz and a MA from the University of Copenhagen, both in Philosophy. In 2019 his love of helping people and problem-solving brought him to his role at Norcal APEX Accelerator, where he now serves as a Procurement Specialist. He is enthusiastic about helping small businesses compete for government contracts, in order to bring their tax dollars back into their communities.