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Bid Protest Training Webinar

Strategic Outreach and Communications

Training Webinar

 Bid Protest


Date: February 15, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Location: Powered By Cisco WebEx


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Spending numerous hours preparing a proposal and ultimately obtaining a contract award, you want to be sure you have done everything you can to ensure the award withstands a bid protest by a competitor. This course will describe the bid protest process. It will also provide an overview of key areas you must check to bid protest proof your proposal and ensure compliance with the government solicitation so you are not bounced from the competition on a technicality. 
Join Mr. Patrick Kernan who has over 30 years of experience as an executive, complex commercial and government attorney for this informational webinar. 


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