WEBINAR - GovCon: Building Business in a Virtual World

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This webinar will show you how to use social media and virtual networking tools to engage with existing customers and partners, as well as identify prospects and land new business despite the limitations of today’s business environment. It also includes innovative and safe ways to have face-to-face engagement with key contacts. Attendees will learn ways to take advantage of regional, national and global markets as our physical location becomes less critical. For those hoping to penetrate and/or expand their presence in the federal contracting arena, the webinar will provide tips on how to take advantage of the 4th quarter rush to meet quotas for small business utilization. You’ll learn how to recognize and avoid Zoom fatigue, while maximizing the effectiveness of video teleconferencing to win new business.

Cheryl Waldrup, Strongbridge LLC, is a senior marketing and business development executive with more than 20 years of experience in the information technology (IT) and federal government contracting arena. Cheryl has been a resident of Loudoun County since 1994. She has served at both privately-held and publicly-traded companies, as well as one of the largest ESOPs in the U.S. Specializing in capture, brand management, partner marketing, strategic planning, business development and product launch, Cheryl’s experience spans diverse markets in both large scale and smaller, entrepreneurial environments. Earlier this year, Cheryl was recognized as a “Fierce Female” in the technology industry by the DC Chapter of Women in Technology (WIT). In 2018, she was named as the Industry Advisory Council’s (IAC) Fellow of the Year, and in 2017 she received the Capella University/Wall Street Journal Business Leader Award.

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Cheryl Waldrup

Strongbridge LLC

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Click to view the 2022 Event PhotosClick to view the 2022 Valor Awards Program Book

 

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