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EVENTS

VBOC Presents Government Contracting Workshop
VBOC PRESENTS GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING WORKSHOP
December 12-12, 2018
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) in collaboration with the U.S. Small business Administration (SBA), Sacramento District Office will present the Government Contracting Workshop and Webinar located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or you may participate via Webinar.

ATARC Federal Technology Modernization Summit
ATARC FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY MODERNIZATION SUMMIT
December 13-13, 2018
This educational, one-day symposium, which is free to government and academia, will discuss the ecosystem of IT Modernization within the Federal Government, including the Congressional Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, the GSA Centers of Excellence, IT Category Management, and the Report ...

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The City of Allen is located approximately 12 miles north of Dallas on US 75 in Collin County. The population is fast approaching 95,000. The community boasts an excellent school system, award-winning parks and recreation facilities, shopping, dining and entertainment.

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EVENTS

VBOC Presents Government Contracting Workshop
VBOC PRESENTS GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING WORKSHOP
December 12-12, 2018
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) in collaboration with the U.S. Small business Administration (SBA), Sacramento District Office will present the Government Contracting Workshop and Webinar located at 4608 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834 or you may participate via Webinar.

Nevada Digital Government Summit
NEVADA DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
December 13-13, 2018
The Nevada Digital Government Summit gathers public sector and private sector leaders to create an agenda designed to make that passion relevant and actionable to the state and local government organizations attending the summit. Participants tell us they use inspirational keynotes, leadership discu...