Webinar Series

For the month of October, Norcal PTAC, in partnership with Women's Business Centers, has put together a series of trainings meant to help bolster the success of women owned businesses in the government marketplace. Each webinar will be presented by one of our women Procurement Specialists and will focus on the challenges and resources most pertinent to women entrepreneurs.
October 14
10am - 11am PST

As a women-owned business you may qualify for certifications that give you a leg up in the government marketplace! Get an intro level overview of these certifications.
October 21
10am - 11am PST

For women or minority owned small businesses in transportation, construction, or A&E, the DBE certification may help you win more contracts.
October 28
10am - 11am PST

Getting WOSB certified will make you eligible to compete for federal contract set-asides and help level the playing field when bidding.

Advice From Our Experts
Did you know that at the beginning of every fiscal year federal agencies are required to publish a Forecast of Contracting Opportunities? Posted opportunities provide a description of the requirement, the magnitude of the effort, the quarter for solicitation release, the proposed set-aside, and points of contact. Our expert, Nanci R. Pigeon breaks down federal forecasted contracting opportunities for the new fiscal year. More>>
New and Noteworthy
This registry is a dedicated searchable listing of certified businesses that are ready and able to deploy goods or services to state departments in the event of an emergency. Buyers will be able to access and search this pool of suppliers during state emergencies. Learn more or register >>
Virtual Training
SBA Tools for Marketing & Subcontracting
Tue, 10/19, 10am | more>>

Women's Small Business Month Series:
Certifications Overview for
Women Owned Businesses
Thu, 10/14, 10am | more>>

How to Get Disadvantaged Business
Enterprise (DBE) Certified
Thu, 10/21, 10am | more>>

How to Get Women Owned Small
Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) Certified
Thu, 10/28, 10am | more>>

Veteran's Small Business Week Series:
Certifications for
Veteran Owned Businesses
Tue, 11/2, 10am | more>>
Micro Awards: Gateway to
DOD Contracting
Wed, 11/3, 10am | more>>

Doing Business with the Department of the Air Force
Thu, 11/4, 10am | more>>

Partner Events:
Alameda County 2021 Virtual Contractors Academy
Thu, 10/14 - Thu 10/28, 10am | more>>

CPUC/Joint Utilities Virtual
Small/Diverse Business Expo
Wed, 10/27, 8am | more>>

Managing Disputes in Your Federal Gov’t Contract | IDRS Acorn Project
Tue, 11/2, 9am | more>>
A website that offers webinars to help businesses compete in the government marketplace. Norcal PTAC Clients can enjoy these webinars for FREE with our discount code. Apply to be a client today, contact your Procurement Specialist, or reach out to us at info@norcalptac.org or 707.267.7561 for more information.
Bid Opportunities
Handyman Services
Issuer: CA Department of Transportation
Closing Date: 10/14/21 | more>>

DDS Service Access and Equity
Issuer: CA Department of Developmental Services
Closing Date: 10/21/21 | more>>
Ground anchor, roadway
excavation & timber lagging
Issuer: CA Department of Transportation
Closing Date: 10/21/21 | more>>

Construction Management &
Quality Assurance Services
Issuer: County of Mendocino
Closing Date: 10/25/2021 | more>>
Waterfront Specific Plan
Issuer: City of Eureka
Closing Date: 10/29/21 | more>>
Shasta & Siskiyou
Environmental Support Services for 2022 Regional Transportation Plan
Issuer: Shasta Regional Transportation Agency
Closing Date: 10/14/21 | more>>

Preparation of Housing Element
Issuer: County of Siskiyou
Closing Date: 10/29/21 | more>>
Bay Area
AN Hazard Materials Abatement
Contracting Re-Ad
Issuer: City & County of San Francisco (SFPW)
Closing: 10/27/21 | more>>

Cooperage Emergency Generator Project
Issuer: CSU, Sonoma
Closing Date: 10/19/21 | more>>

Electronic Payment Processing
Merchant Services
Issuer: Solano County
Closing Date: 10/29/21 | more>>
2022 SMCCCD Construction Contractor Prequalification Program
San Mateo County Community College District is inviting licensed contractors to submit information for inclusion in the District’s list(s) of qualified bidders for the 2022 calendar year. View legal advertisement >>

For personalized bid opportunities, reach out to your Procurement Specialist or apply for services
Norcal PTAC helps small businesses find, bid on, and win contracts with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies. All of our services are free and include one-on-one coaching, webinars, bid matching, and more!
Meet Our Team
This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency
Norcal PTAC is funded in part through a grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.