Biz Opps: WSDOT Announcements & Resources

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WSDOT Announcements, Training, Biz Opps & Resources 

 

Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises

Bid & Contracting Opportunities – click here

City of Tacoma

Public Works and Improvement Solicitations – check here

Tacoma Means Business

City of Tacoma/Community and Economic Development Department. For more information click here.

Sound Transit

Please click here to view the current snapshot of Procurement Solicitations for Sound Transit

Washington PTAC

Find government opportunities with just one click! PTAC Electronic Bid-Match

See our blog for bid opportunities across the state.

WSDOT On The Job Training information

For grant and program information, please visit the WSDOT OJTSS website

To sign up for WSDOT grant and OJT updates click here. Follow the directions to sign up and under News Information – News Releases and Topical Updates, select WSDOT OJT Supportive Services Updates

Governor’s Office of Regulatory Innovation & Assistance

Our mission is to help people navigate Washington’s environment and business regulatory systems and collaborate for innovative process improvements.

Resources for Starting or Growing a Small Business:

Small Business Guide

Resources; Loans – Programs

Free Training Video Links

Recent WSDOT Support Services Training Classes – Project Agreements, Administrative Considerations For Bidding, Complete General Estimating, Complete Scheduling and Workflow Management

SCORE Small Business Video Tutorials

Cash Flow – UW Tacoma VIBE Brown Bag Session

EIW Contractor University

 

Free IRS Webinars

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/webinars-for-small-businesses-1

Partners 

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) offer free resources to small business owners who wish to do business with government entities.

The Washington State PTAC has 8 different locations around the state. We offer one on one counseling to state contractors who want to find and bid on solicitations, meet local prime contractors, or wish to understand pre/post award paperwork.

See our event calendar for networking opportunities across the state.

See our blog for bid opportunities across the state.

The objective of SBTRC is to increase the number of small and disadvantaged businesses that are prepared to compete for, and enter into, transportation-related prime and subcontracts. The Northwest SBTRC is funded by a cooperative agreement with Economic Alliance Snohomish County and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). The Northwest SBTRC serves Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Idaho

EASC – Events Calendar

Our Services: With the support of our strategic partners, MBDA Center-Tacoma provides technical, strategic, marketing and planning services, and business consulting to established minority-owned firms. To visit website click here

MBDA Center-Tacoma – Current Bid Opportunities

If you are a resource and would like to be listed as a partner on this newsletter please send a request to:  DBESS@wsdot.wa.gov

Upcoming Events

January 2, Seattle, Sound Transit

Sound Transit Vendor Drop In Hour

January 3, Tacoma, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

Small Business Roundtable

January 3, Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle SeaTac Airport Taxiway Improvement Project Pre-bid

January 10, Vancouver, PTAC

Hacer Negocios con las Agencias del Estado de Washington/Doing Business with Washington State

January 11, Kennewick, PTAC

Developing Indirect Rate Structures

January 12, Lacey, PTAC

Marketing Your Firm to Prime Contractors

January 18, SCORE

Understanding Financial Statements

January 19, Tumwater, WA Labor & Industries

Free Contractor Training Days

January 25, SBA/SCORE

Small Business Taxes & Bookkeeping for the Small Business Owner

February 2, Seattle, Sound Transit

Sound Transit Vendor Drop In Hour

February 9, Lacey, PTAC

Marketing Your Firm to Prime Contractors

February 16, Seattle, WA Labor & Industries

Free Contractor Training Days

 

WSDOT Notices

Included are notices of current projects. These are sent as they may contain potential opportunities for your firm.

For more information regarding other possible opportunities, please reference the following:

Procurement and Materials Management
Consulting Opportunities
Administrative Services and IT Contracts
Public Transportation Division Grants Overview
SR520 A&E Opportunities,
Interest Form

WSDOT Resources

DBE Support Services Benefits

Discounts on The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce. Under special arrangement with The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce the Office of Equal Opportunity is able to offer a discounted service rate to certified DBEs based in Washington State. If your firm is certified DBE and based in Washington State, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity for complete details about this offer. dbess@wsdot.wa.gov

Click on the project you would like to see. Select “Project Information Available”. Then select “Plans & Specifications”. Contact Contract Ad & Award if you have any questions.

 

For more information on services from OEO, please email dbess@wsdot.wa.gov or call (888) 259-9143.

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