Government Contracting – PTAC

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KEDA’s Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is part of the Washington State PTAC. We provide FREE and confidential business assistance and support to regional businesses in marketing and selling to federal, state and local government agencies and prime contractors. Click here for the Washington PTAC Training Schedule.We also assist agencies, departments and primes in their efforts to comply with federal and state procurement diversity goals. Our service area covers 5 counties: Kitsap, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason.

Mary Jo Juarez, Business Consultant

Mary Jo Juarez,
Business Consultant

Mary Jo Juarez has over 30 years’ experience in government contracting; most recently working as a Navy Deputy for Small Business, helping the Navy meeting their small business goals and educating small business firms in obtaining certifications, marketing, and opportunities with the federal government. Call 360-377-9499 to set up your FREE business consultation with Mary Jo.

PTACforWebsite2Click here to read Mary Jo’s latest column on government contracting:

Government Contracting – Tips from an Insider

Click here for more Selling to the Government columns.

Mona Carlson

Mona Carlson Government Contracting Specialist

KEDA’s monthly Coffee Hour offers help in complex world of government contracting

Contracting with the federal government is a vastly different, and generally more complex, experience than vendors and service providers generally encounter when contracting with private business organizations.  Ironically, the extensive regulations and policies that can make this process so cumbersome to small businesses were actually established to benefit, guide, and protect them. Click here to read Mona Carlson’s column for more information about KEDA’s Contracting Coffee Hour.

Upcoming Events and Training

(Visit the Washington PTAC site for a complete list of upcoming workshops and events.)

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus Date: 06/06/2017 Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 Life Science Washington presents a FREE one day seminar on applying for SBIR/STTR FUNDING on May 6th, Seattle, WA

 

 

 

REGISTER NOW!

During this 1-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky Aistrup, M.B.A; Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Her presentation will include current information on SBIR/STTR programs, strategies for targeting your proposal to address the requirements of the NIH, how to approach each section of your proposal and planning your commercialization strategy.

Click her for June NIH one pager flyer

The presentation will include:

• Current information on SBIR/STTR programs

• Strategies for targeting your proposal to address the requirements of the NIH

• How to approach each section of your proposal

• Planning your commercialization strategy

• Writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations

• Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

• Anyone planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR proposal in the next 12 months

• Individuals interested in learning more about the program

• Administrative personnel supporting   SBIR/STTR applicants

• Individuals from academic institutions interested in working with SBIR/STTR

applicants as subcontractors and supporting personnel

 

Breakfast & lunch is included. This event is free. 


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 06/07/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions!

First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am 

Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated!

KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting experts, network with other contractors,  discuss common issues/problems, get your contracting questions answered, and identify support services available for contractors.

Retired Government Contracting Officers, Mona Carlson and Mary Jo Juarez will host the event and over the next few months bring in a variety of former government contracting subject matter experts, as well as Small Business Liaisons, and large business representatives who are looking for subcontracting opportunities, and offer support the contracting community.

Stop in and have a donut with Mona and Mary Jo and get your questions answered!. Click here for additional information.


PPI'S and RFIs - What You Should Know Date: 06/28/2017 Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn when to ask, what to ask and what not to ask when following up on RFPs

The class is presented by Mona Carlson, a retired Government Contracting Officer with NAVFAC with extensive experience with contract/modification pricing and negotiations of construction contracts.

Click here to register

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PARK ON THE SIDE OF THE BUILDING TO LEAVE FRONT PARKING OPEN FOR BUILDING CUSTOMERS AND MEDICAL OFFICE PATIENTS. Thank you!

Visit the Washington PTAC page for information about PTAC training opportunities throughout the state.

Presented at no charge by your Kitsap PTAC. Registration is required visit http://washingtonptac.org/events-workshops/

Contact 360.377.9499 for additional information.


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 07/05/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions!

First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am 

Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated!

KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting experts, network with other contractors,  discuss common issues/problems, get your contracting questions answered, and identify support services available for contractors.

Retired Government Contracting Officers, Mona Carlson and Mary Jo Juarez will host the event and over the next few months bring in a variety of former government contracting subject matter experts, as well as Small Business Liaisons, and large business representatives who are looking for subcontracting opportunities, and offer support the contracting community.

Stop in and have a donut with Mona and Mary Jo and get your questions answered!. Click here for additional information.


Contracting Coffee Hour – 1st Wednesday Outreach & Networking Event Date: 08/02/2017 Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions!

First Wednesday of the month, 7:30 am 

Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated!

KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting experts, network with other contractors,  discuss common issues/problems, get your contracting questions answered, and identify support services available for contractors.

Retired Government Contracting Officers, Mona Carlson and Mary Jo Juarez will host the event and over the next few months bring in a variety of former government contracting subject matter experts, as well as Small Business Liaisons, and large business representatives who are looking for subcontracting opportunities, and offer support the contracting community.

Stop in and have a donut with Mona and Mary Jo and get your questions answered!. Click here for additional information.


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