KEDA PTAC – Upcoming Events!

Contracting Coffee Hour tomorrow, June 7th from 7:30-9am! Kitsap Economic Development Alliance Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions!  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, […] Read more »

Are you ready for Alliance NW?

Attend tomorrow’s Contracting Coffee Hour to get help preparing for Alliance NW! Our experts will help you evaluate and improve your pitch and marketing material.   Contracting Coffee Hour is Wednesday, March 1st from 7:30- 9 am at the Cavalon II, 2021 NW Myhre Road, Silverdale WA in the first floor conference room. Register now! (Please be sure to park on the side parking lot.) […] Read more »

Dec 7th Contracting Coffee Hour discusses small business loans

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! Special guest for December CCH: Erin Sorenson, VP, Business Banking Relationship Manager, Kitsap Bank Erin will have examples of a business plan and business loan requirements and answer your questions about applying for a small business loan. Wednesday, December 7th  7:30 -9:00 am  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is appreciated! KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum […] Read more »

Upcoming Government Contracting Training Opportunities

Training is everything! Upcoming workshops include Government Contracting Essentials, Advanced Workshops & Meet the Buyers events 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.  Follow these links for more information: Kitsap PTAC Info […] Read more »

August Contracting Coffee Hour – Prepping for Meet the Buyers Events

August’s Contracting Coffee Hour will help you prepare for upcoming Meet the Buyer Events! Wednesday, August 5th, 7:30 – 9:00 am KEDA, 4312 Kitsap Way #103, Bremerton KEDA’s August Contracting Coffee Hour will focus on helping you prep for upcoming Meet the Buyers events, including two events in Kitsap. We will discuss: Understanding the buyer’s needs Creating marketing materials specifically tailored to your target customer Preparing and practicing a […] Read more »

Special Contracting Coffee Hour sessions scheduled to help you prep for Meet the Buyer events!

Wednesday July 8th, 7:30 – 9:00 am Wednesday July 15th, 7:30 – 9:00 am During July KEDA is adding two additional Contracting Coffee Hour events that will focus on prepping small businesses for upcoming Meet the Buyers events, including two events in Kitsap. We will discuss: Understanding the buyer’s needs Creating marketing materials specifically tailored to your target customer Preparing and practicing a 30 second introduction How […] Read more »

June Contracting Coffee Hour is this Wednesday, June 3rd

KEDA’s June Contracting Coffee Hour will take place this Wednesday, June 3rd from 7:30-9:00am at the KEDA office in Bremerton. This open forum event presents an opportunity for small businesses who are engaged in government contracting 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. This month’s event will focus on letter writing, how […] Read more »

This Wednesday’s Contracting Coffee Hour features NUWC lead buyer & contracting office

Special Guest for May Coffee Hour: Dee Lasota, contacting officer with NUWC Keyport Ms. Diana ‘Dee’ Lasota is a contracting officer with NUWC Keyport (2007), she has worked in government contracting for over 20 years with various agencies. As the Lead Buyer she is involved in more of the complex requirements within the Simplified Acquisition Threshold and supports NUWC Keyport’s Range Craft requirements, Maintenance, Engineering […] Read more »

Contracting Coffee Hour – April 1st Topic: Debriefing

Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions! The next Contracting Coffee Hour is April 1st from 7:30 – 9:00 am. In addition to answering your contracting questions, we will be discussing debriefings with the Government after you submit a proposal in response to a solicitation.  It is great opportunity to brush up on your knowledge as to what are your options, what should you be asking, […] Read more »