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Events

Jean Kristensen Associates LLC regularly works with organizations across the country to hold events focused on giving MWBEs the tools they need to grow their businesses. Here are some of our upcoming events!

NYC Small Business Services

JKA, LLC regularly works with the NYC Department of Small Business Services to hold free events covering important topics that all minority and women small business owners should know to work with government agencies.

SBS-PTAC: Responding to MWBE Non-Competitive Solicitations

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM

About This Event:

This workshop examines the tools and techniques for responding to MWBE Non-Competitive Solicitations and RFPs from government agencies.

This workshop will cover the following:
– Navigating through PASSPort – Acknowledging Receipt
– Identifying Key Dates, Timelines, and Procedures
– Meeting Requirements for Minimum Qualifications
– Understanding Proposal Evaluation Criteria
– Creating Proposal Content – Questionnaire Section
– Required Forms and Attachments
– Post Proposal Submission Follow-up

Who Should Attend

– Business Owners/Executives interested in increasing opportunities through government contracting.
– Small business owners.
– Minority and Women Owned Businesses (M/WBE).

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Blueprint Reading/Specifications I

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM

About This Event:

Learn how to accurately read and understand construction drawings and how to accurately interpret specifications.

The Blueprint Reading I Webinar is designed for Construction-related businesses interested in obtaining a general overview and developing a practical understanding of how to read blueprints and specifications. This is the first of a two-part Blueprint Reading series.

Topics:

– Reading plans, elevations, sections, details
– Reading schedules, symbols and abbreviations
– Reviewing architectural, structural & site drawings
– Reading specifications

Who Should Attend

Construction Firms looking to perform on Government Projects

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Responding to RFPs Webinar

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM

About This Event:

Using an actual Request for Proposal (RFP), this workshop examines the tools and techniques for responding to RFP from government agencies.

Topics:

– Targeting Opportunities
– Identifying Key Dates, Timelines, and Procedures
– Meeting Requirements for Minimum Qualifications
– Understanding Proposal Evaluation Criteria
– Creating Proposal Content
– Required Forms and Attachments
– Post Proposal Submission Follow-up

Who Should Attend

This course is for all small business owners and/or writers interested in responding to requests for proposals from New York City government agencies.

 

 

 

SBS-PTAC: Blueprint Reading/Specifications II

Thursday, August 19th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM

About This Event:

Learn how to accurately read and understand MEP construction drawings and how to accurately interpret specifications.

The Blueprint Reading II Webinar is designed for Construction-related businesses interested in obtaining a general overview and developing a practical understanding of how to read blueprints and specifications. This is the second of a three-part Blueprint Reading series.

Topics:

– Reading plans, elevations, sections, details
– Reading schedules, symbols and abbreviations
– Reviewing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing drawings
– Reading specifications

Who Should Attend

– Construction Firms looking to perform on Government Projects
– Specialty Contractors focusing on Electrical and Plumbing trades

 

 

 

VA Direct Access Program – Schneider Electric Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s

Thursday, September 30th, 2021
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

About This Event:

Deadline to register for consideration: Wednesday, July 23, 2021, or at capacity. Whichever comes first.

Selected firms will participate in a virtual 1-on-1 meeting which will entail a video and audio interaction with Schneider Electric representatives. If your company is selected by Schneider Electric for an appointment, you will receive additional correspondence from the Hosts and the Direct Access Program no later than Friday, August 13th.

Schneider Electric, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting virtual scheduled 1-on-1 meetings.

Company Opportunities

The Schneider Electric Energy Performance Contracting Team seeks to establish relationships with Small Businesses with a proven track record in Federal project subcontracting experience. Please click the REGISTER NOW button to review all details.

MassDOT

Working with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, JKA, LLC holds events focused on how MWBEs in MA can work with the MDT, looking at self-evaluation, bidding strategies, and much more.

JFK Millennium Partners

The redevelopment of Terminals 6 and 7 at JFK International Airport has created countless projects for MWBEs of all shapes and sizes. In these events, JKA, LLC helps show how you can take advantage of these opportunities and grow your business.

 

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours – Procurement Readiness Workshop Series

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About This Event:

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminals 6 and 7 along with information about procurement readiness and requirements for prequalification.

 

 

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours – MWBE Monthly General Information Webinar

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About This Event:

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminal 6 and 7.

 

 

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours – Procurement Readiness Workshop Series

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About This Event:

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminal 6 and 7 along with information about procurement readiness and requirements for prequalification.

JKA

Covering multiple topics of interest to MWBWs, JKA, LLC holds regular workshops and webinars teaching how they can take advantage of government contracts to boost their bottom line.

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