In this introductory 1.5 hour class to government contracting, we cover how to navigate, research and connect to the government marketplace. Attendees will leave with useful tools and next steps to compete for government contracts on the federal, state or local level. 

After attending this class, any business may sign up for APEX Accelerator Services. Missouri APEX free services include:

  • Strategic Approaches
  • Marketing to Government Agencies
  • Researching Past & Current Bid Opportunities
  • Bid Prep, Review, Submittal & Post
  • Registrations
  • Small Business Certifications - Federal, State & Local
  • Education Resources
  • Other Guidance as Needed

Guest Speaker: Jeff Rosenblatt, Development Specialist with APEX Accelerators


Cost: No fee

Register at:


  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Saint Joseph Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Small Business Administration

The Missouri SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance to the SBDC hosting the event.  The Missouri SBDC is a University of Missouri Extension partner.