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Upcoming Events
Keep scrolling to find upcoming events divided into four categories:
  • Series Courses
  • Focused Classes
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Tradeshows and Conferences
Upcoming Events - Series Courses
Virtual unless otherwise noted

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meets Every Tuesday Register
First session is hybrid and Last session is in person
The 7-week series of training will cover key projects and professional skills that are essential for effective management of the company. Participants will be introduced to procurement opportunities with Port of Seattle while networking with peers and other public agencies. This program will provide education to small, minority and woman-owned firms focused on doing business with Port of Seattle. The workshop series will utilize subject matter experts that are leaders within the industry. The training program will cover key technical & professional skills that are essential for effective management of the company.

4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Meets Every Tuesday and Thursday 
Location: 1200 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109                   
Registration deadline 8/3/22 Register
A 5-week program that expands opportunities for growing businesses. Each course is taught by Turner staff and select industry partners. The program has helped participants enhance business acumen, build networks, and form long-term business relationships. We provide our community with the education and tools to work successfully within the industry by introducing a series of lectures in Procurement, Estimating, Operations, Contracts, Accounting, and other construction areas beneficial to a company’s quality and growth.
Upcoming Events - Focused Classes
Virtual unless otherwise noted

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   
Join PTAC and Mission & Installation Contracting Command office at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) representatives for a Q&A on the Sources Sought Notice: Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) Mechanical HVAC/Mechanical Maintenance, Repair and Minor Construction Work

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Government Contracting 101 will help you discover tools and information that can help you determine who in state and local government buys what you sell, how they buy it, and how you can prepare your firm to succeed in the public marketplace.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM                               
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. This month we will discuss "Doing Business with DLA with an emphasis on the HUBZone Program".  

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM     
Did you know the Longshore & Harbor Worker's Compensation Act applies to your business if you do perform work on "navigable" waterways?

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   
This DAU Small Business pricing webinar Contract Briefs and Provisional Billing Rates will provide an overview of the benefits for requiring contracts be briefed and what needs to be included in a contract brief and an overview of provisional billing rates (PBR), the purpose of PBR's, and the procedures for establishing the rates. Who Should Attend: government, military, industry and academia.   
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM                   
Department of Defense SBIR release dates and reference BAAs have changed this year. Learn how the Navy is navigating the changes.
Solicitation Review: Go or No-Go Decisions
DAY 1 8/15/2022       8:00 AM - 9:30 AM       
DAY 2 8/17/2022       8:00 AM - 10:30 AM                             
There are many things to consider in whether to go after an award for a contract or not. This workshop will provide tools to conduct a solicitation review to make a "GO" or "NO-GO" decision. Our goal in this workshop is to make sure you are not surprised after contract award of missed terms and conditions. 

10:00 AM -11:00 AM
The Department of the Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs is excited to announce that we are expanding our webinar series to launch a virtual 'Office Hours' session. Each office hour will feature an 'Ask Me Anything' format with access to Commands "opening" their doors to educate industry on their programs and answer questions regarding small business related topics.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM                               
Granite Construction Company (Granite) requests quotes from subcontractors and suppliers, including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), listed and certified by the OMWBE Directory for the SR 20, Olson Creek and Unnamed Tributary to Skagit River - Fish Passage Design-Build in Skagit County.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT                                 
Learn how King County purchases A&E consulting services

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM     
If you are interested in learning more about Teaming Strategies in the government marketplace this interactive workshop is for you. Understanding how to properly team with Primes is a critical step in government contracting. Instructor Matthew Rhinehart, owner of MastPoint has 20+ years of experience with the federal government market is ready to share his knowledge and provide informational tools.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM               
This DAU Small Business pricing webinar Public Vouchers and Real-time Labor Evaluations will provide an overview of Public Vouchers, contractor responsibilities for voucher preparation, along with the criteria for an adequate billing system as well as an overview of real-time labor evaluation, why DCAA performs them, and what the contractor will need to provide. Who Should Attend: government, military, industry and academia.    

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
This class is for small business owners who are brand new to government procurement. This class will lay the ground work for you to decide if government contracting should be in your future.

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM     
What do WAWF, EFT and Purchase Cards have in common? They are all methods the DoD uses to buy goods/services and pay on awarded contracts. Learn the differences and requirements for each in this session.
Upcoming Events - Focused Classes
Virtual unless otherwise noted

Contracting Coffee Hour         
8/3/2022         8:00 AM - 10:00 AM                 
9/7/2022         8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Friday Follow-up is an open forum, round table for businesses to get answers from your local PTAC counselor and SBDC Advisor. Bring your questions regarding government contracting and learn from knowledgeable Small Business Experts. Our main focus is to share resources for growing your business.
8/5/2022         12:30 PM - 1:30 PM     
9/2/2022         12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The SE WA PTAC/SBDC Business Roundtable is an open forum discussion where you can learn from PTAC about government contracting, and from Business Advisors with the Small Business Development Center about how to grow your business.
8/18/2022       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                             
9/15/2022       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Wednesday with the Deputy for Small Business is an opportunity for Industry partners to learn about doing business with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport.
8/31/2022       10:00 AM - 11:30 AM                           
9/28/2022       10:00 AM - 11:30 AM               

The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University and with other state agencies, as well as educational and other resources to assist businesses. 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM               
No September session                                    

This monthly program is designed to connect government contractors/subcontractors with like-minded peers and procurement professionals to discuss ideas, challenges, successes and more, to advance their success in the government contracting arena. Each month's facilitated discussion will have a different focus, and any business is welcome to attend.
Location: Bechtel Board Room 7130 W. Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick WA 99336    
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM     
Our August topic, "Welcome Back to Power Hour and What’s Up with" will be an open forum discussion primarily to share thoughts/concerns about the current issues with as well as to renew area small business interest in this exceptional program. Sponsored by Tire Factory.        
Upcoming Events - Tradeshows and Conferences
8/9/2022 – 8/11/2022
5700 Will Rogers Road, Midwest City, OK  
8/31/2022 – 9/2/2022
Westfields Marriott Conference Center, Chantilly, VA

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

9/21/2022, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM,
Muckleshoot Event Center
Free attendance


10/26/2022, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood WA 98036
Govology classes, live and on demand, are Free for Washington PTAC clients – contact your PTAC counselor for access. Click here for the list of Govology this month’s live classes. 
Recorded webinars available. 
PTAC provides technical assistance to help Washington businesses successfully compete in the government marketplace. A program of the Thurston Economic Development Council, in partnership with the following subcenters: