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Hurricane Disaster Contracting – Steps to take now

For disaster response contracting – fundamentals and follow-through are key In the aftermath of a disaster, potential contractors swarm to the site hoping for a piece of the clean-up and recover effort.  For inexperienced players, it can be chaotic, confusing, … Continued

For free Help with SAM – Contact a PTAC!

PTACs provide guidance on new SAM requirements – and can help expedite in emergencies. If your business needs help registering – or renewing your registration – in the federal government’s System for Award Management (SAM) vendor database, free assistance is … Continued

SAM Registration: Notarized Letter Tips

Navigating the notarized letter requirement ***UPDATE: Please click here to view changes in the notarized letter requirement as of 6/11/2018. Even with the changes, many of the tips below remain useful. In the wake of the System for Award Management … Continued

Be skeptical – Ask a PTAC

Schemes targeting small business contractors proliferate PTAC small business clients are reporting alarming new tactics being used by some for-profit firms trying to get them to sign up for services. In one case, a company “cloned” an SBA webpage, to … Continued

Contractors – Watch out for “disaster opportunism”

APTAC staff article – October 8, 2016 Don’t be fooled – there is NO “priority vendor” list for FEMA Hurricane Matthew is being used as a platform to circulate false information to potential government contractors by companies peddling “priority vendor … Continued

Why Manufacturers Should Call Their PTAC

APTAC staff article – June 22, 2016 Manufacturing Marketing Institute Podcast Features Colorado PTAC The US government has thousands of requirements for manufactured items – from spare parts to large assemblies – and is always on the look-out for potential … Continued