Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Matchmaker Prep #1 | How to Prepare for a Matchmaker

Matchmaker Prep #1 | How to Prepare for a Matchmaker

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 10:00am to 11:00am


If you're attending a virtual business matchmaking event we can help you make your best impression.

Your ability to get the attention of government buyers is key to your success in the government marketplace. That makes a matchmaking event a great opportunity for your business – one that deserves some preparation.

This webinar is designed to provide small businesses, especially those that are SB or DVBE certified, with tips on how to get their foot in the door with government contracts.

Webinar Topics Include:

  • How to present and make a great first impression during a meeting
  • How to successfully navigate the new online environment at virtual conferences
  • How to utilize virtual facetime to the fullest
  • And what to say and do to get the attention of buyers and SB/DVBE advocates to best position yourself to win contracts


Christina Jones, Sr./Lead Procurement Specialist, Norcal PTAC

Christina is an expert business consultant and facilitator with over 20 years of experience in developing process improvement and training programs to position small businesses for government sales. She specializes in 8(a) certification, contract vehicles to include GSA, and proposal writing. Christina has a proven track record in increasing economic impact through calculated one-on-one counseling of small to medium sized businesses.

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Norcal PTAC

Northern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides no-cost government contracting counseling, bid matching, and training for businesses located in our 15-county service area in Northern California.

Northern California Small Business Development Centers

Norcal SBDC is a nonprofit network made up of 18 centers that are dedicated to helping small businesses with every aspect of business creation, growth, management, and operation. Find your local SBDC today to start receiving one-on-one advising and low cost training.

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.