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April 2015 PTAC Events & Subcontracting Opportunities
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Upcoming Government Contracting Workshops and Events

Washington PTAC counselors across the state are dedicated to providing businesses with no-cost assistance that will help them meet their government contracting goals. If you are a business in Washington State, please reach out to a counselor near you with your questions and challenges related to finding opportunities, bidding on solicitations, networking with primes, getting paid, registrations, certifications, and more!
 
Interested in a training opportunity not offered in your area? See your PTAC counselor for alternate learning opportunities.
 
For more information on any of the events below or to register, please click the link provided on each event or visit www.washingtonptac.org/events
 
Government Contracting Essentials Workshops

Advanced Government Contracting Workshops

Meet the Buyer

Partner Workshops/Events
*
 
 


Government Contracting Essentials


Bates Technical College - Tacoma
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Pend Oreille County Economic Development Office - Newport
Mon, Apr 27, 2015 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Thurston Economic Development Council - Lacey
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Economic Development Association of Skagit County  - Mount Vernon
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:30am

TriCounty Economic Development District - Colville
Fri, May 1, 2015 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

SBDC/Western Washington University - Bellingham
Wed, May 6, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:30am 

Green River Community College - Kent
Wed, May 6, 2015 from 9:30am - 12:00pm

Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce - Yakima
Wed, May 6, 2015 from 9:30am - 11:30am 

Greater Spokane Incorporated - Spokane
Thu, May 14, 2015 from 8:00am - 11:30am

Pend Oreille County Economic Development Office - Newport
Mon, May 25, 2015 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Green River Community College - Kent
Wed, Jun 3, 2015 from 9:30am - 12:00pm

TriCounty Economic Development District - Colville
Fri, Jun 5, 2015 from 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Greater Spokane Incorporated - Spokane
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 from 8:00am - 11:30am

Pend Oreille County Economic Development Office - Newport
Mon, Jun 29, 2015 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

 


Advanced Government Contracting


Marketing to the Government: Know Your Customer
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Marketing to the Department of Defense
Puget Sound Regional Council - Seattle
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Overhead Pricing
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Understanding Government Contracting Solicitations

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce - Kennewick
Tue, Apr 28, 2015 from 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Prime Outreach: Being a Subcontractor Part 1
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm


Strategies & Techniques for Successful Proposals
SBDC/Western Washington University - Bellingham
Wed, May 6, 2015 from 1:00am - 3:30pm

Contracting Coffee Hour
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, May 6, 2015 from 7:30am - 8:30am

GSA Multiple Award Schedules
Economic Alliance Snohomish County - Everett
Tue, May 12, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:30am

Market Research for Government Contracting
Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce - Kennewick
Wed, May 20, 2015 from 9:00am - 10:30am

Small Business Finance for Government Contractors: Keeping on Track
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, May 20, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

How to Contract with the Department of Defense
Puget Sound Regional Council - Seattle
Thu, May 21, 2015 from 8:30am - 12:00pm

PRIME OUTREACH: Being a Subcontractor, Part 2
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, May 27, 2015 from 4:00am - 6:00am

Contractor Rights & Responsibilities
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, May 27, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Methods of Government Contracting
Bates Technical College - Tacoma
Wed, May 27, 2015 from 9:30am - 11:30ame

Contracting Coffee Hour
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Jun 3, 2015 from 7:30am - 8:30am

Marketing to the Federal Government
Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce - Kennewick
Tue, Jun 9, 2015 from 9:00am - 10:30am

Small Business Finance for Govt Contractors:
Systems Design for Working w/the Government

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

Marketing to the Federal Government
Greater Spokane Incorporated - Spokane
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 from 1:00pm - 3:30pm

RFP Pitfalls
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 from 8:00am - 9:00am

The Proposal Series 
Puget Sound Regional Council - Seattle
Wed, Jun 18-19, 2015 from 8:00am - 4:00pm

Small Business Finance for Government Contractors:
Funding & Timing

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance - Bremerton
Wed, Jun 24, 2015 from 9:00am - 11:00am

GSA Multiple Award Schedules
Bates Technical College - Tacoma
Wed, Jun 24, 2015 from 9:30am - 11:30am

 

 


Meet the Buyer




Doing Business with the Navy
Green River Community College - Kent
Thu, May 14, 2015 from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Doing Business with the Tri-City School Districts
Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center - Kennewick
Tue, May 19, 2015 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm

2015 Small Business Government Purchase Card Vendor Day
Fairchild Air Force Base - Spokane
Tue, Jun 9, 2015 from 11:00am - 2:00pm

GovCon Opportunities 
Greater Spokane Inc - Spokane
Thu, Jun 18, 2015 from 11:30am - 1:00pm

Doing Business with the Navy
Greater Spokane Incorporated - Spokane
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 from 10:00am - 1:00pm
 


Partner Events*


Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium
TRAC - Pasco
Wed, Apr 15-16, 2015 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Sound Transit Outreach & Networking Event
Bellevue Corporate Plaza - Seattle
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 from 3:30pm - 5:30pm

CVE Pre-Application Webinar
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

WSDOT Opportunity Forum
NewHolly Gathering Place - Seattle
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm

2nd Annual Pacific Northwest SAME Small Business Symposium
Kitsap Conference Center - Bremerton
Tue, Apr 28, 2015 from 8:30am - 7:00pm

CVE How to Stay Verified Webinar
Tue, Apr 28, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CVE Preparing for Re-verification Webinar
Tue, May 5, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Navy Industry Day - WaterFront Support Services
Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor
Mon, May 11, 2015 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

2015 Eastern Washington Vendor Education Seminar
Spokane Convention Center - Spokane
Tue, May 12, 2015 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm

2015 Central Washington Vendor Education Seminar
Yakima Convention Center - Yakima
Wed, May 13, 2015 from 11:00am - 3:00pm

CVE Pre-Application Webinar
Tue, May 19, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CVE How to Stay Verified Webinar
Tue, May 26, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CVE Preparing for Re-verification Webinar
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

2015 Western Washington Vendor Education Seminar
Tacoma Convention Center - Tacoma
Wed, Jun 3, 2015 from 9:00am - 2:00pm

 

* indicates that a fee may be required in order to register for that workshop or event

In This Issue

Contracting Opportunities at Joint Base Lewis McChord

Contracting Opportunities at Naval Base Kitsap
 
Requests for Subcontracting Bids
 
Workshops & Events
  
Government Contracting Essentials
  
Advanced Government Contracting
 
Meet the Buyer Events
  
Partner Workshops/Events
Quick Links 
  
Procurement Technical Assistance Center

 
Requests for Subcontracting Bids or Pricing
 
Prime Contractors from around Washington State frequently contact PTAC in hopes of finding small businesses to submit a subcontracting quote with their bid packages. 
 
If you are a Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, HUBZone Certified, 8(a) Certified, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, or Woman Owned Small Business, and are interested in working with Prime Contractors on proposals make sure to respond with the information requested from each contractor.
 
For the most up to date listing please visit the Washington PTAC Contracting Opportunities or follow us on Facebook and Twitter
 
Current Opportunities:

Washington State On-Call List for Architectural, Engineering, Consulting Services
Department of Enterprise Services

Construction Partners Wanted
John H Kirlin Special Projects

Facilities Janitorial & Housekeeping Services
Community Transit

Yakima Valley Community College
Department of Enterprise Services

Board Room Sound System Upgrades
Community Transit

Tableau Software Consulting Services
Community Transit

NAS Whidbey Island P-251A Operational Trainer Balance Buyout
Korte Construction

Other Contracting Opportunities: 
Featured Partner Event:

Contractor Training Days
Department of Labor and Industries
Cost: Free

 
More than 25 different classes are offered on subjects including: safety, managing your claims to control your workers' compensation costs, public works contracting, business planning, risk management, marketing and more.

Everett, WA
May 15, 2015

 
If you are interested in attending or would like additional information, please go to the website or contact Julie Perales.
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