APTAC advice for contractors – don’t be fooled by schemes

APTAC Weekly News Schemes targeting small business contractors proliferate PTAC small business clients are reporting alarming new tactics being used by some for-profit firms trying to get them to sign up for services. In one case, a company “cloned” an SBA webpage, to make it appear that the SBA was recommending registration in a specific subcontractor database.  In another example, a firm has been reaching […] Read more »

Speakers announced for Alliance Northwest!

March 15, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Puyallup, WA   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! KEDA PTAC clients get $20 off with discount code: FRIENDANW2018  What is Alliance Northwest? Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. Speaker Schedule (subject to change): The Alliance Northwest team has assembled government contracting subject matter experts to lead breakout sessions at the event.  This is a unique […] Read more »

$300 million in Navy contracts available to small businesses for tech innovations

Registration open! Learn how to compete for Dept. of Defense contracts The Navy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) program is known as “America’s Seed Fund.” The Department of Defense (DoD) awards over $300 million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations that may be developed for military applications. If you are a Pacific Northwest company seeking to learn more […] Read more »

VA Begins $25B Services Competition for Vet-owned Companies

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a solicitation notice for a 10-year, $25 billion, professional services contract known as VECTOR, which will be set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. According to the Nov. 8 notice: A solicitation is scheduled for release by mid to late November with proposals due about 30 days later. Awards are planned for January. The contract will include […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit – Seattle

Date: Dec 13, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm Registration Deadline: 12/13/2017 8:00 AM (PST) Point of Contact: Tiffany Scroggs (360) 464-6041 Center: PTAC at Thurston EDC Fee: $20.00 Registration Policies Location: Washington Department of Commerce 2001 6th Ave, 33rd Floor, Seattle WA 98121 Description: The Navy SBIR/STTR program awards over $300 Million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations that may be developed for military applications.   For Pacific Northwest companies that seek […] Read more »

Selling to the government: GSA introduces guide to ease MAS Offer process

GSA has introduced its latest offering in an effort to ease the MAS offer process, for industry. MAS road map has step by step instructions that will take some of the mystery out of “how to get on Schedule.” Guide to Preparing a MAS Offer This guide helps new offerors understand how to submit an offer to sell commercial products and services under the Multiple […] Read more »

Prime Outreach – Being a Subcontractor starts next week!

If you are interested in expanding your business via government contracting this is the class for you! This 2-session workshop will help you understand how to succeed as a subcontractor in the complex world of government contracting. Taught by Carole Bionda, Vice President of The NOVA Group, a prime contractor who is experienced on major milcon projects at Naval Base Kitsap. Click here for information […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Check out these contracting opportunities!

We have received the following requests from the Navy – do you fit this need? — 8a firm – commercial electrical – transformer work — Maintenance and repair of industrial sewing machines please contact Kathy Cocus for more information Did you know you could receive a (potentially) daily email with bid opportunities customized to your business? Contact Kathy Cocus for details on WA PTAC’s BidMatch program […] Read more »

Government Contracting: Why North Dakota says: be like Kitsap!

Take advantage of proven contracting resources Kathy Cocus, KEDA Business Development Director/PTAC Program Manager; for the KPBJ Why does Grand Forks, ND think small businesses should be like Kitsap PTAC clients?  A recent editorial in the Grand Forks Herald cited KEDA’s PTAC (government contracting) program as a model for local companies who could benefit from growing their revenue via federal contracting. Why? For starters, in […] Read more »

Biz Opps: More contracting opportunities

Market Research Services:  Washington – General Administration Goods and Services https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/webs/bidcalendar.asp PO Box 41000; Olympia, WA 98504; (360) 902-7300  A – Market Research Services SOL Ref #: 6900-GC25025 Due Date: 09/01/17 Market research consulting to support of new initiatives in online education; including degrees, certificates, and various non-credit continuing and corporate education programs. For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly. Seattle Center Monorail […] Read more »