Indiana State University Newsroom

'Buy Indiana' workshop set for Sept. 20

September 4, 2012

The Business Engagement Center at Indiana State University is partnering with the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center at Indiana State to host a workshop on "How to do Business with ISU and the Government".

The workshop will take place on September 20 from 1-5 p.m. on ISU's campus in the newly remodeled Federal Hall. Speakers include representatives from the Indiana Department of Administration, Indiana State University, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane Division. The workshop will cover topics regarding federal, state and university procurement processes, how to bid on state and federal contracts and what a company needs to do to prepare for government contracting.

"Assisting companies that have an interest in learning more about state, local and federal contracting opportunities is one way ISU and the SBDC can support our Indiana businesses and help grow the local economy," said Chris Pfaff, director of business engagement at ISU.

The workshop is free, but seating is limited.

To register, visit: or call the West Central Indiana SBDC office at 812-237-7676 for more information.

About ISU Business Engagement - The Business Engagement Center (BEC) at ISU exists to engage with area businesses to provide university commercialization services and experiential learning opportunities. The BEC is a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship, leveraging university engagement and technology transfer, to create an environment of business support which results in job creation, profitability and economic diversity.

About Indiana Small Business Development Center - The ISBDC creates a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of Indiana's small businesses by providing entrepreneurs expert guidance and a comprehensive network of resources.