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.


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:

Major Events and Conferences
Event Information
10-24-2019 to 10-24-2019
Chadron / Nebraska
Meet The Buyers Conference - Chadron, NE
Sponsored By: Nebraska Business Development Center
Join Nebraska's PTAC Program as we host a Meet The Buyers Conference in Chadron on October 24 from 1:00 to 5:00 (Mountain). This event will feature presentations by local, state, and federal government agency purchasing personnel. Learn about different processes to sell to individual agencies, and spend the afternoon meeting with agency representatives. While attending the conference, you will also have the opportunity to visit with our PTAC Consultants and learn how we can help your business increase sales to government agencies. Participating agencies include: *Warren Air Force Base *Ellsworth Air Force Base *National Park Service *General Services Administration *Emergency Management Agencies *Pine Ridge Job Corps Center *Forest Service *Nebraska Public Power District *Resource Partners for Small Businesses
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