5/18/2021 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
During this virtual event, you will learn about the types of AI products and services the Federal government is purchasing and hear directly from GSA Primes representing fortune 500 companies. These primes will show you how to connect with their Diversity Managers, explain how major AI projects teams are assembled, trending initiatives, and potential partnering as well as subcontracting opportunities for your small business.
5/18/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Pacific Northwest has been the site for a pilot program to help businesses comply with Department of Defense supplier cybersecurity requirements, such as the emerging Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). This event will share lessons learned and address your questions on how to effectively and efficiently comply and protect your business.
5/19/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Please join Washington PTAC and staff at the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services via Zoom for a discussion on Automotive Industry Contracting in Washington State. DES manages nearly two dozen master contracts for various automotive supplies and services. We are interested in hearing from the industry on how they can increase small and diverse business participation on these contracts. Please complete the pre-event survey to ensure the event best addresses your challenges and interests. The survey is here.
5/20/2021 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 SBDC Business Advisors about growing your business. PTAC Counsel can help you decide if you're ready for government contracting opportunities. John Morosco and Judy Jones with the SBDC will be available to answer your questions about growing your business.
5/20/2021 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Marketing to the government is not the same as marketing to other businesses or consumers. Learn the details.
5/20/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
USDA Forest Service is hosting a virtual industry day, focused on small business firms. Information will be provided on Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) projects in support of reducing the backlog of deferred maintenance which includes Supplies, Services, Construction, and Architecture/Engineering contract actions.
5/21/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
These monthly sessions feature Central Washington SBDC Advisors, John Morosco and Liz Jamieson, and Central Washington PTAC Advisor Kate Hoy. This month's topic: a discussion and live Q&A about how to contract with the USDA.
5/26/2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wednesday with the Deputy for Small Business is an opportunity for Industry partners to meet with the Deputy for Small Business from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Keyport Division, and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS/IMF). Learn more about the types of supplies and service contract opportunities, set-aside opportunities, and how to do business with NUWC Keyport and PSNS/IMF.
5/26/2021 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council and the City of Seattle would like to extend to small businesses, an invitation to our free, City of Seattle Opportunity Search Session.
Here we will discuss: The various types of contracts you may encounter as a small business, How to find city solicitations, How to find contracts that fit the service or commodity your company provides, and How to accurately assess what the city will pay for the type services or commodity your company provides.
5/26/2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This workshop is for firms with a desire to start networking and developing relationships with local, state and federal government agencies. The ability to market your firms strengths through a capabilities statement is one of the first steps in being successful with government contracting. Please be prepared to create or improve your firms capabilities statement to increase your visibility with government agencies. Subject Matter Expert Sandy Bjorgen will be leading us through an exercise of writing for impact and being memorable.
5/27/2021 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
If you are interested in learning how to Dissect a Request for Quote properly and have several hours to read through a sample RFQ prior to this workshop, then please sign up by May 14th. This webinar workshop will provide information and tools on how to extract the important parts of an RFQ and create useful tools for future RFQ's and RFP's. Instructor Matthew Rhinehart, owner of MastPoint has 20+ years of experience with the federal government market and he's is ready to share his knowledge.
5/27/2021 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Weekly 1-hour sessions from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM to help walk you through how to do business with Washington State. Real procurements to pilot DES Master Contract for Business Professional Services and DES’s agency training procurements.
5/28/2021 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 groundwork for you to decide if government contracting should be in your future
5/28/2021 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
6/1/2021 - 6/2/2021 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The I-90 Aerospace Corridor Virtual Conference is designed specifically for aerospace manufacturers seeking to expand their industry knowledge and build their business. Participants will learn about the latest industry trends, challenges, and forecasts, and have the opportunity to network with peers, prospective customers, and vendors from the region's aerospace supply chain.
6/2/2021 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Any and all government contracting questions welcome! Answered by a combined 60+ years experience from retired contracting officers.
6/3/2021 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Policy Workshop focus is to share the Supplier Diversity policy in its draft phase and provide an opportunity to hear feedback. Small business feedback will be helpful in shaping the development of the resulting policy, related procedure, and training. 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.
6/3/2021 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
6/4/2021 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.
6/7/2021 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Join this short zoom preparation meeting to test your camera and audio for Tuesday's meeting. Learn how to navigate zoom screens and prepare for the ICEBREAKER you will have the day of the event.
6/8/2021 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.
6/9/2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Would you like to know how to use Snohomish County's procurement database to its fullest? If the answer is YES, this session on June 9th is for you. There will be two subject matter experts leading this session and will be available to take all of your questions during this session. Bring your questions and be ready to learn as much as you can about Snohomish County’s procurement practices.
6/9/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In this session, we will walk through the most recent changes to the SAM.gov system.
6/10/2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Public Law No. 115-416, the Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018, directs the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to give certain veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs) access to federally-owned surplus personal property. Find out what that means for you in this 1.5 hour session covering local resources, surplus property program overview, and veteran verification.