Business Basics and Government Contracting for Native Owned Businesses: Understand RFPs
10/3/2023 10:00 AM - 11:3AM
Tulalip Tribes of Washington
6406 Marine Drive Tulalip, WA, 98271
Native-owned businesses are invited to attend a series of workshops dedicated to business basics and government contracting. Attend one or all five sessions. This series marks an important partnership between EASC, Tulalip TERO Office, Washington APEX Accelerator (formerly WA PTAC), SBDC, American Indian Chamber Education Fund APEX Accelerator, and Northwest Native APEX Accelerator.
What to do during a Federal Government Shutdown
10/4/2023 12:00 PM -1:30 PM
Washington APEX will be hosting a client-based zoom meeting to address the possibility of a shut down. When anticipating a federal government shutdown, government contractors should take proactive steps to minimize potential disruptions and financial hardships. While the specific recommendations may vary depending on your industry, contract, and circumstances.
Public Works Bidding Open House - Introduction to Bonfire
10/4/2023 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Contractors
10/4/2023 2:30 PM- 3:30 PM Consultants
DES is launching a new online bidding portal (Bonfire) that will allow you to submit bids and proposals to DES digitally, and will phase out in-person bidding and other submission methods.
Working with Avista - Why WBE Certification Matters.
10/10/2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Have you ever wondered what Avista looks for in contractors? Or why it's important to get certified? In this session you will learn; the advantages of becoming certified, certification assistance resources, qualification requirements and what to consider before bid.
WSDOT Construction & Design Open House
10/11/2023 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
15700 Dayton Avenue North Shoreline WA, 98133
Find out about the more than $2 billion in projects that WSDOT plans to advertise in the next two years. Connect with WSDOT staff and others within the industry contractors and consultants.
Steps Leading to a Federal Contract
10/11/2023 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The federal government's process to award a contract is like nothing you've experienced before.
There are multiple steps to complete, in order to compete and be awarded a federal contract.
You will learn each required step to complete for a federal contract, efficiency Tips and Tricks, how to get solicitations as soon as they are posted on sam.gov, and two extra bonus topics regarding post-award (debriefs & and contractor performance evaluations).
Preparing to Bid: WA State Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Service Contract #15722
10/11/2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn Tips & Tools for Bidding on the Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Contracts #15722 when you join us for a 1-hour session covering how to dissect the solicitation using take-home tools including a pre-bid checklist and bid/no-bid decision matrix you can customize for your needs. Brought to you by APEX Accelerator and DES State Contracts Assistance Network (SCAN).
Wage Determination - Service Contract Act or Davis Bacon Act
10/18/2023 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
How does the Service Contract Act (SCA) or Davis Bacon Act (DBA) apply to me? You will learn; how to read a Wage Determination, how a Wage Determination applies to you, and your responsibility to pay the correct wage rates.
USDA Web-Based Supply Chain Management trainings
10/18/2023 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is providing current domestic and international commodity and freight vendors in the Web Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) System online training sessions on the following topics: “How to Submit a Bid (Domestic),” “How to Submit an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Bid,” “How to Submit an International Freight Bid,” and “How to Submit a Bid (International).”
Meet the Buyer: Doing Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10/18/2023 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM
7130 W Grandridge Blvd Kennewick, WA, 99336
Discover the keys to success in government contracting, learn about procurement processes, and engage with the Deputy Small Business Program manager, James Glenn from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Whether you're a seasoned contractor or new to the field, this event offers valuable insights and networking opportunities to boost your business.
King County Goods & Services Supplier Orientation
10/19/2023 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
King County now offers a Goods & Services Supplier Orientation. During this free 2-hour online session, we'll discuss: Registering as a King County supplier, opting-in to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm. As well as how King County buys goods and services, what to expect when submitting a bid or proposal to King County, best practices for maximizing your opportunities, and E-Procurement Supplier Portal introduction.
Government Contracts and Cybersecurity: Ensuring Compliance and Protection
10/19/2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
2211 Rimland Drive, Room 106 Bellingham, WA, 98226
Upcoming federal cybersecurity requirements are no joke. Learn what you need to do to be compliant and eligible for contracts. Topics include CMMC, NIST 800-171, cybersecurity self-assessment tools, and mandatory requirements. This is an in-person meeting.
Preparing to Bid: WA State Janitorial Services #24723
10/20/2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Want to learn some Tips & Tools for Bidding on the Janitorial Services #24723?
If yes, please join us for a 1-hour session covering how to dissect the solicitation using take-home tools including a pre-bid checklist and bid/no-bid decision matrix you can customize for your needs. Brought to you by APEX Accelerator and DES State Contracts Assistance Network (SCAN).
Webinar: R&D Contracting w/ the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
10/23/2023 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
At this webinar, you’ll learn about ONR R&D programs and contracting opportunities. ONR was established in 1946 “…to plan, foster, and encourage scientific research in recognition of its paramount importance as related to the maintenance of future naval power, and the preservation of national security.” ONR's mission is to discover, develop, and deliver new technology and capability for the Navy and Marine Corps. Our Sailors and Marines need the decisive technological edge to have the advantage in any engagement.