Business Networking

Networking is one of the most critical activities for any government contractor. Government contracting is a highly personal and face-to-face type of business. It is based on relationships and trust.

This section focuses how you and your team can build relationships, as well as identify the kinds of events and match-making opportunities that are right for your business.

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Networking is less of an art-form than you may think...


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Latest Networking Articles

Many people know that in government contracting it is not just important to network – it is essential. Attending events with other government contractors, contract officers, and industry professionals is a critical path you must take. But who attends these networking events for your company? In conversations that I have had over the past year, I have learned
One interesting thing about the government contracting industry is that the word “opportunity” has many definitions. Last night, the Government Contractor Fall Reception, hosted by the Tech Council of Maryland, gathered together opportunity seekers, new teaming partners, potential business synergies and an interesting conversation with a would-be standup comedian (keep reading). Tom Northrop, The Insurance Exchange; Kelly

Networking Question?

Have a question about networking? Send us your question, and we will circulate it to our panel of experts. We will post an answer to your question in the Networking section of the website, as well as send you a direct response. All submissions will be kept confidential. No names or email addresses will be shared publicly. No response should be considered legal advice.

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