Pierce County business owners can learn how to better compete for government contracts

Business owners who want to learn how to win government contracts can find out what they need to know at a half-day seminar next month.

The Greater Pierce County Purchasing Forum will be Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at the STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St. in Tacoma.

Purchasing agents from federal, state and government agencies will be on hand to discuss how to register and compete for contracts. Breakout sessions also are planned.

The event is free. Register online or contact Hans Kueck directly at 253-798-2335 or