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How To Win WOSB Contracts?

In order to win any Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) contracts, it involves strategic planning, networking, and actively pursuing opportunities. Below are a few steps to getting started in searching for and winning contracts as a SBA Certified Woman-Owned Small Business:

  1. Get Certified:
    • Ensure your business qualifies for WOSB certification based on the eligibility criteria provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA).
    • You can complete the certification process on your own using online resources to guide you. You can also go through a private filing assistance firm such as USBRI who have been assisting firms with SAM Registrations and Small Business Certifications for over 11 years. Get in touch with a Certified Registration Specialists immediately by calling the USBRI Help Desk number at 1-888-646-9998.
  2. Research Contracting Opportunities:
  3. Understand Your Industry and Market:
    • Stay informed about the trends, needs, and opportunities within your industry.
    • Identify government agencies or prime contractors that frequently contract with WOSBs in your sector.
  4. Build Relationships:
    • Attend networking events, conferences, and industry-specific gatherings to connect with government representatives, prime contractors, and other businesses.
    • Join organizations and associations that focus on supporting women-owned businesses.
  5. Stay Informed about Contracting Opportunities:
    • Subscribe to notification services and newsletters that provide updates on contracting opportunities relevant to your business.
    • Attend industry briefings and webinars to learn about upcoming opportunities and requirements.
  6. Be Proactive and Persistent:
    • Actively pursue opportunities and submit competitive proposals.
    • Follow up on submitted proposals and seek feedback to continuously improve your approach.

If you think you meet the qualifications for a Woman-Owned Small Business Certification, browse the page and do the questionnaire by clicking the button below

Need to Register or Renew Your SAM Registration?

An additional eligibility requirement for the WOSB Certification is to have an active SAM Registration. If you are unsure of your status or if you have one, reach out to the USBRI Help Desk at 1-888-646-9998 and a Certified Registration Specialist would ne happy to assist you. Browse the USBRI Services page by clicking the button below.