Kilmer to host workshop for government contractors

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a workshop for Washington businesses hoping to contract with the federal government in Tacoma Feb. 24.

Kilmer and the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center are working together to convene contacting specialists from local military commands and federal agencies. Local businesses and organizations will have the opportunity to engage with contracting specialists, government buyers and other businesses. The evernt will feature keynote Jerome Punderson, director of contracts for Naval Sea Systems Command.

Businesses and individuals who would like to attend the free event can sign up at under the “events” page or send an email to with their name, business, and phone number by noon Feb. 21.

The event will take place in the Carwein Auditorium of the Keystone Building at the University of Washington Tacoma from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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