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Featured Events
A&DSS will come back to a live-in-person format on April 11-13, 2022. It is poised to remain the established Boeing supply chain gathering entirely based on pre-arranged face to face meetings. *Washington based firms may be eligible for a $1,000 attendee discount from Washington State Department of Commerce. 
Upcoming Events
Procurement    1/19/2022   8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Bonding & Insurance   1/20/2022   8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Accounting & Financing   1/26/2022   8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Contracts & Bidding   1/27/2022   8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Networking Session  1/27/2022   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, IN PERSON Port Angeles Yacht Club - 1305 N Marine Blvd

1/5/2022   8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Got contracting questions? We have answers!    

1/7/2022   12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    
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 knowledge on growing your business.

1/12/2022   8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
You have the contract, now what? Learn how to ensure that all departments are on the same page and how to provide products and services as expected

1/13/2022   8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Reporting requirements are multi-faceted. Things happen. Change is necessary. Join PTAC and a seasoned contractor who will share her experiences and helpful insights.

1/14/2022   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Government Contractors: Please join PTAC and guest speakers from ABCD Consulting - Dan Mahoney and Alex Barrouk - to learn about:
  • The role of vision, mission, values in an organization
  • The role of strategy in an organization
  • Strategic planning tools (SWOT, Design Thinking)
  • Properly assessing opportunities and threats – technical or adaptive?
  • Linking strategy to execution in an organization
  • A corporate strategy case study with participant engagement
  • Q&A

10 Seconds to Impact - Creating Extraordinary Elevator Pitches
PREP ZOOM MEETING    1/18/2022   9:30 AM - 9:45 AM   
Join this short zoom preparation meeting to test your camera and audio as well as start to formulate a pitch for Wednesday's workshop. Learn how to navigate zoom screens and prepare for the ICEBREAKER you will have the day of the workshop.
ZOOM MEETING    1/19/2022   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM   
Gain critical awareness and tools you can use immediately to improve the quality of your elevator pitch.
  • Stand up and out with poise and deliver dynamic messages about yourself, your business or organization
  • Talk so people will listen and want to hear more
  • Find the core of your message and vary the content and length in order to meet the demands of the moment, event and audience

1/20/2022   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
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.   

1/20/2022   8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
A quick overview on registering to sell to the government, marketing to the government, where to find opportunities and other contracting basics.    

1/26/2022   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM   
This workshop builds on the concepts provided in the Dissecting Proposals workshop. Each student will begin the workshop with an RFP summary, a bid decision, and a schedule, allowing them to focus solely on the actual writing of the proposal.

1/27/2022   8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Construction firms wanting to learn about contracting with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are encouraged to join us for their virtual webinar, ""Doing Business with PNNL: Richland Campus Construction
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 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: