PTAC Training Events

Ongoing Training

Most PTACs offer a range of training to help you with government contracting, such as:

Introduction to Government Contracting:  A general overview of how the government buys goods and services.

Small Business Certifications:  Guidance on how to become certified and registered and the benfits for small business participating in the 8a, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), HUBZones, Woman Owned Businesses and Veteran Owned Business.

Navigating SAM:  How to manage GSA;s System for Award Management (SAM), required for government contracting.

Doing Business with GSA:  An introduction to GSA Schedules and requirements and process for GSA Schedule contracts.

Contract Accounting:  Designed to acquaint businesses with the accounting system standards that are found acceptable by units of government.

Response to RFPs/Proposal Writing:  Learn the structure of an RFP, how to understand every section and its requirements, how to identify required sources, and how to plan, develop write, review and deliver a complete, compliant and compelling proposal.

Teaming Arrangements and Subcontracting:  Designed to  teach and help small businesses develop successful teaming and subcontract relationships with large businesses, other small businesses and individuals.

AND MORE!  

Contact your local PTAC (below) for their schedule of classes, seminars and workshops near you.


For specific information on training opportunities near you, Find Your PTAC:

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Major Events and Conferences
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06-28-2018 to 06-28-2018
Lakewood / CO
3rd Annual Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day
Sponsored By: Jefferson Coumty CO Economic Development Corporation
Description The Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation in partnership with JE Dunn Construction and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is proud to once again present the Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day! Why Attend? This event is designed to bring together small businesses and prime aerospace contractors to create greater collaboration and opportunities for new business. This statewide contract opportunities fair will give attendees an overall look at what is happening in the Colorado aerospace industry, sessions on business topics, networking, as well as matchmaking opportunities with prime contractors for small businesses. All small businesses, especially Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses, and HUB Zone Firms are encouraged to register!
More Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jeffco-edc-presents-the-3rd-annual-aerospace-and-defense-small-business-industry-day-tickets-45452517704

07-17-2018 to 07-18-2018
Athens / OH
Reaching High – Aerospace Business Matchmaker
Sponsored By: Ohio PTAC
Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia PTACs have joined forces with NASA to bring new contracting opportunities to small businesses in the four states. “Reaching High – Aerospace Business Matchmaker,” is scheduled for July 17-18 at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. It is the first time NASA has partnered with the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers in the four states to offer this opportunity. On Tuesday, July 17, participants will hear from NASA officials about the goods and services NASA needs and how small businesses can qualify to be vendors for the space agency. On Wednesday, July 18, the matchmaker portion of the event provides an opportunity for businesses, contractors, and universities to be part of aerospace industry services and contractors. The event will allow small business representatives to meet one-on-one with NASA centers and prime contractors for millions of dollars’ worth of contracting opportunities. Register today at www.aerospacematchmaker.com!
More Info: http://aerospacematchmaker.com/

08-21-2018 to 08-22-2018
Norman / OK
ICBS Show - Diversity in Government Contracting
Sponsored By: OBAN & TGI PTACs
ICBSSHOW 2018 will bring together business people with buyers and business trainers for two days of education and networking. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, meet new business clients and potential teaming partners. Join your colleagues and competitors at this fast-paced business summit.
More Info: http://icbsshow.com/