Meet the Buyers Events

Small Business Administration (SBA) Meet the Buyers at Three Free Events this spring! March 16th  2:30-5pm: Sell to the Port of Everett April 12th 8am-3:30pm: Regional Contracting Forum May 18th 7am-5pm: Getting Back 2 Business University of Puget Sound Tacoma Click below for details   March 16: Sell To the Port of Everett Looking to grow your small business? Learn how to sell to the government. Join the SBA, […] Read more »

2nd Annual Meet the Buyers Outreach Event – July 13th

July 13th, 8:30 am -12:30pm Olympic College Bremerton Meet buyers from local, state and federal agencies. Bring your marketing material! Register now! This event fills up fast! 8:30-9:00am — Registration/sign-in 9:00 – 10:30 am —Presentations by participating agencies 10:30-12:30pm– Meet the Buyers (exhibitor style) NOTE: this will NOT be a match-making event with assigned time slots. Rather, buyers and agency reps will man tables that participants can […] Read more »

Meet Government buyers to learn how to sell your goods & services

Click here to read the Washington PTAC newsletter for upcoming events including: Doing Business with Joint Base Lewis McChord – Lakewood Doing Business with Fairchild Air Force Base – Kennewick Joint Base Lewis McCHord Acquisition Forecast Open House – JBLM Becoming a Contractor for Disaster Response & Recovery – Pateros Alliance Northwest – Puyallup Defense Logistics Agency Industry Day – Bremerton Doing Business with the […] 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 »

Meet the Buyers Presentations

KEDA’s first annual 29th Meet the Buyers event was a huge success! We had a full house and have received excellent feedback on the format, content and participation. Thanks to all of our agency partners and prime contractors who participated! Join our mailing list to ensure that you are in the know about all upcoming outreach events, training opportunities and biz opps! Click here to […] Read more »

Upcoming Kitsap “Meet the Buyer” Outreach Events

Connecting Small Businesses with Government Buyers, Agencies, and Prime Contactors July 17, 2015 Bremerton, WA — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is coordinating two free government contracting Meet the Buyer outreach events which will present opportunities for small businesses to connect with government buyers from Washington State, Olympic College, Department of Defense agencies, as well as several prime contractors. The first Meet the Buyer […] Read more »

Government Matchmaking Events and Expos – They are what you make them

By Chuck Schadl, Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center PTAC sponsored conferences and matchmaking events as well as federal, state and local government trade shows/expos offer opportunities for small business vendors to connect with government agency and prime contractor buyers. How can small businesses gain a competitive advantage by attending such events? The answer lies as much in preparation and follow-up as it does in actual […] Read more »