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Other Uses for FedBizOpps (FBO)

By Beth White, Iowa PTAC FedBizOpps provides more than just bidding opportunities Did you know that the Federal Business Opportunities website, better known as FBO or FedBizOpps, provides companies more information than just Federal bidding opportunities? If you are a … Continued

Selling to the Defense Commissary Agency

By Beth White, Iowa PTAC The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) – the “Other Defense Agency” Did you know that there is a “littler known” agency within the Department of Defense that provides food and other household products for military families, … Continued

Preparing for Matchmaking Events and other Government Expos

By Chuck Schadl, Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center Government Matchmaking Events and Expos – They are what you make them PTAC sponsored conferences and matchmaking events as well as federal, state and local government trade shows/expos offer opportunities for small … Continued

Is a GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contract Right for You?

Based upon a video tip by Carey White, University of Houston PTAC GSA Schedule contracts are not right for everyone Many small businesses come to Procurement Technical Assistance Centers interested in GSA Supply Schedule contracts. But the first question must … Continued

Capabilities Statements for Government Contracting

By Chuck Schadl, Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center Capabilities Statements are Essential Tools for Marketing to Government Agencies: PTAC clients often ask about how to best present themselves to government officials, particularly contracting officers, small business specialists, and prime contractors. … Continued