Your Path to Government Contracting Success

Dec 5 10:00 am — 11:30 am

If you feel intimidated by all the steps required in order to do business with the government, you’re not alone!

Skipping over key steps in your contracting journey may leave you spinning your wheels when it comes to landing contacts for your business. But the good news is that your local APEX Accelerator can help!

This webinar is a deep dive into what your journey to government contracting success might look like. It’s also about how our organization, the Norcal APEX Accelerator, can help you in this journey. We’ll give a wide-ranging overview of the resources available to you and the steps you should take before you even think about submitting your first bid. We will unpack each item to demystify the process and set you on a path to prosperity in government contracting.

Webinar Topics Include:

  • Overview of the contracting process
  • Explanation of the benefits of APEX client services
  • The four phases of preparation
  • Tips and tricks for maximizing your efforts and staying organized
  • Will include hands-on demonstrations of various websites and resources for contracting

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.

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Registration Cost: FREE

Location: Virtual (Zoom Webinar)

Event Contact: Norcal APEX Accelerator

P: (707) 267-7561


The information provided in this webinar/ workshop and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar/ workshop without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern California APEX Accelerator, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar/ workshop. By registering for this webinar/ workshop you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California APEX Accelerator or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar/ workshop and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

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.