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Government Contracting Essentials

Tools for Success!!
What does it take to become a successful government contractor?
Attend this session to learn the essentials to grow your business in this marketplace.
  • Break through the clutter of State and Federal Contracting
  • Marketing Strategies: Finding opportunities and subcontracting
  • Registration Vitals: The most beneficial places to sign up
  • Small Business Programs and Certifications
  • Leveraging your Small Business status
  • Finding ways to be proactive in responding to opportunities
  • Plus: Bring questions for our Procurement Assistance Specialist to answer!

Don't miss this opportunity! Whether you're just exploring the government contracting arena or you have the experience and are ready to expand into new agencies - you'll walk away from the workshop with tools for success. This workshop is also a recommended prerequisite for all of the workshops listed below.
Light refreshments will be provided
Sponsored by:
December 9, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

South Seattle College
Georgetown Campus

6737 Corson Ave South
Seattle, WA 98108
Register Now!
This class is free, but registration is required!
About the Presenter:
Washington PTAC State Director, Tiffany Scroggs is a certified government contracting assistance counselor by the Association of PTAC’s and has obtained Federal Contractor Certification and Veteran Assistance Program Certification to assist Veteran Owned Businesses.
Prepare your Business for Success in the Government Marketplace in 2015!

Washington PTAC can help
Writing Proposals: All you Need to Know to Win
Presented by: Lorraine D'Ignazio, MarkeTRAINER
January 22, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kent, WA
  • How to choose the right markets and prospect to grow your business
  • How AND WHY to build client relationships based on long term targets 
  • Preparing for the RFP
  • How to tell a winning story in your RFP
  • Positioning your business to win
Recommended Prerequisite:
Government Contracting Essentials 

Registration Fee: $25

Lorraine D'Ignazio

Construction Contracting Essentials
Presented by: Steve Shapro, former Navy Supply Corps Captain
January 29, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kent, WA
  • How the government buys construction services
  • What makes construction contracts different & Why that's important to your business
  • How the government evaluates construction proposals
  • Common mistakes in proposal preparation
Recommended Prerequisite: 
Government Contracting Essentials 

Registration Fee: Free
Register Here

Steve Shapro
Seabeck Research
Legal Considerations for Construction Contractors
Presented by: Masaki Yamada, attorney at Ahlers & Cressman PLLC
Date & Location TBA
Seattle Area, WA
  • Understand the essentials to bidding on public works, contract drafting and other legal considerations
Recommended Prerequisite: 
Government Contracting Essentials 

Registration Fee: Free
Register Here

Masaki Yamada
Ahlers & Cressman
GSA Schedule Proposal Preparation - 2 Day Intensive
Presented by: Georgia Tech GSA Schedule Experts
February 17 & 18, 2015 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kent, WA
  • Save time & money with an instructor-guided do-it-yourself approach
  • Avoid mistakes that can delay or stop your GSA schedule proposal from being considered
  • Receive expert guidance, valuable instruction, and answers to all your questions
  • Gain access to template and sample narratives based on successful GSA Schedule offers
  • Receive up to four consulting hours after the workshop 
Recommended Prerequisite: 
Government Contracting Essentials 

Registration Fee: $1995
Register Here
Alliance NW: 2015
Presented by: Regional & National Experts
March 5, 2015 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Puyallup, WA
  • Attend the Trade Show & Network with Federal & State Agencies and Prime Contractors
  • Matchmaking Sessions with Government Agencies & Prime Contractors
  • High-caliber break out sessions
  • One stop shop for meeting Government buyers and potential partners
  • for details
Recommended Prerequisite: 
Government Contracting Essentials 

Registration Fee: Starting at $85, check website for details
Register Here

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Alliance NW 2014
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