DON OSBP Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Navigating Facility Clearances
11/2/2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Discussion of the Facility Clearance Process under the National Industrial Security Program. Discussion topics include: An overview of Industrial Security, vetting and security clearance process, and ways your business can prepare for an FCL.
10 Seconds to Impact - Creating Extraordinary Elevator Pitches
11/8/2023 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.
DES Public Works Business Diversity Program - Central Washington Outreach Event in Yakima
11/8/2023 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
1211 S 7th St, Yakima, WA, 98901
Are you a small business that is owned by a woman, a minority, or a veteran who is interested in performing DES Public Works Projects? Join the Department of Enterprise Services (DES), Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), Washington's Electronic Business Solution (WEBS), Office of Minority & Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE), Department of Veteran's Affairs (WDVA) and Washington APEX Accelerators for the Public Works Business Diversity Program - Central Washington Outreach Event in Yakima
Cost and Price Proposal Preparation
11/8/2023 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3650 NW Anderson Hill Rd, Silverdale, WA, 98383
Our session is focused on the key components to prepare a price proposal for government contracting opportunities. You’ll learn about direct costs, indirect costs, profit, taxes and the difference between a cost and price proposal. Also, you will learn how to prepare a comprehensive cost/price proposal and feel confident with your price.
IBR Contractor Meet & Greet
11/8/2023 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
731 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland OR, 97217
Join the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs and the Interstate Bridge Replacement (IBR) Program to learn about opportunities with IBR and connect with program leadership, staff, prospective prime contractors and other DBEs/SBEs.
Registering as a King County Supplier through the E-Procurement Supplier Portal
11/9/2023 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
7100 Fort Dent Way, Seattle, WA,98188
King County is delighted to invite you to our upcoming workshop on “Registering as a King County Supplier through the E-Procurement Supplier Portal”. We've designed this hybrid workshop to cater to both in-person and virtual participants. The main purpose of this workshop is to assist and guide participants through the process of registering as a King County Supplier. By the end of this session, attendees will be successfully registered as a King County Supplier.
DON OSBP Navigating Adversarial Foreign Capital for National and Economic Security
11/13/2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This session will introduce the concept of adversarial foreign capital and the risks it poses to national security and economic security.
Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2023
11/14/2023 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
The Federal Contracting Seminar is brought to you by a partnership with Oles Morrison Rinker Baker LLP, Pacific NW Defense Coalition & AGC with the goal of providing high-quality training to businesses throughout the region.
Regional Program Office Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session
11/14/2023 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Regional Procurement Office West will conduct a Quarterly Business Opportunity
Session Virtual Event to provide a high-level forecast of potential procurement
opportunities. Topics covered may include the need-to-know Small Business Regulatory process
to help entrepreneurs increase their procurement readiness and regulatory understanding.
DON OSBP Office Hours: Shielding Small Business – Navigating Adversarial Foreign Capital for National Security
11/14/2023 1:00 PM -2:00 PM
This session will introduce the concept of adversarial foreign capital and the risks it poses to national security and economic security. The focus will be on how adversarial foreign investments can impact small businesses and how to minimize or mitigate risks.
Statewide Contract: Janitorial Bid Info Session
11/14/2023 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Columbia Basin College
2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA, 99301
The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is procuring janitorial services for all counties of Washington, with multiple awards in each county. In collaboration with APEX and the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber, we are hosting a free information session to assist small, diverse, and veteran-owned janitorial businesses in comprehending the solicitation and understanding how to bid on it.
Contrato Estatal: Sesión Informativa de Oferta para Servicios de limpieza
11/14/2023 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Columbia Basin College
2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA, 99301
El Departamento de Servicios Empresariales del Estado de Washington (DES) está adquiriendo servicios de limpieza para todos los condados de Washington, con múltiples contratos en cada condado. En colaboración con APEX y la Cámara Hispana de Tri-Cities, estamos organizando una sesión informativa gratuita en espanol para ayudar a las empresas pequeñas, diversas y propiedad de veteranos a comprender la solicitud y entender cómo presentar una oferta para la solicitude de limpieza.
Learning about State Contract Terms
11/14/2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual and at Tabor 100 7100 Fort Dent Way ## 100 Tukwila, WA 98188
Are you interested in learning about state contracting terms and when and what you can negotiate? DES is providing a hybrid workshop on Nov 14, 4-5 p.m. at Tabor 100. For registration, please get your ticket here for an in-person or a virtual session.
Janitorial Services Contract
11/14/2023 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tabor 100 7100 Fort Dent Way ## 100 Tukwila, WA 98188
Learn about Janitorial Services solicitation in detail for those who are serious about bidding on this contract. Janitorial Services statewide solicitation is up, and you have until December 15 to submit your proposal. Now is the time to go over the full details of the solicitation. If you are serious about bidding on this contract, you don’t want to miss this workshop at Tabor 100.
Cost and Price Proposal Preparation (VIRTUAL)
11/15/2023 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This session teaches you to prepare a cost and price proposal for government contracting opportunities. You’ll learn direct costs, indirect costs, profit, taxes, and the difference between a cost and price proposal.
ACEC COMTO Meet & Greet
11/15/2023 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport
17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA, 98158
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Washington and Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Washington are passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion within our memberships and the A/E/C industry at large. Join us for a meet and greet event at the Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport! This is a great opportunity for firms of all sizes to learn more about our two organizations and celebrate our successes for the year.
Whatcom County US-Canada Projects Update
Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225
11/16/2023 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Contractors, subs, and suppliers interested on bidding on $200M in expansion and modernization projects at Whatcom County's Us-Canada border crossings won't want to miss this event. Hear about capital projects from GSA, the agency leading the projects' design and construction plans.
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation
11/16/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
During this free online 2-hour session, we'll discuss: registering as a King County consultant, opting-in to County rosters, certifying as small firm, how King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts, what to expect when submitting a proposal to King County, best practices for maximizing your opportunities and E-Procurement Supplier Portal introduction.
Meet the Agencies - Pierce & Thurston Counties
11/30/2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thurston EDC - TwinStar Community Foundation Event Center
4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA, 98503
If you are a contractor wanting to know more about public works, Meet the Agencies was created for you. The roundtable session format will allow you to sit down with each agency to better understand how to do business with them.