Nolan|Mackenzie was contracted by Bowie Business Innovation Center to provide overall program management services in the development and execution of Cohort 3 of their 8(a) Accelerator Program. This was the third Cohort led by Nolan|Mackenzie. Cohort 3 consisted of twenty-two (22) companies with capabilities ranging in Construction, Marketing and Communications and Information Technology. The Cohort participants obtained training in the diverse range of topics aimed at growing their businesses. In addition, senior executive procurement officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Transportation, Department of Treasury participated in the event and offer best practices for gaining government contracts as well area CEOs who successfully graduated from the SBA 8(a) Business Development program.