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 »

WSDOT Announcements, Events & Resources for DBE Contractors and Consultants

    ANNOUNCEMENTS, EVENTS AND RESOURCES Resources Scholarship Opportunity for Diverse Businesses  This opportunity is: Sponsored by Bank of America Managed and administered by Communities Foundation of Texas And may be used for the Minority Business Executive Program at the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. Apply Online Center for Business Innovation, Lacey ScaleUp: comprehensive business growth training program  Free Training Video Links Recent WSDOT […] Read more »

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

 Life Science Washington presents a FREE one day seminar on applying for SBIR/STTR FUNDING on June 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 […] Read more »

SBA Emerging Leaders program is accepting applications

  For the fifth year in row, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Seattle District Office is offering the Emerging Leaders training initiative for local small businesses on the brink of growth. Apply by March 1 <>  for 2017 Emerging Leaders, SBA’s Free ‘Mini-MBA’ for Growing Businesses The intensive entrepreneurship education series includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time during seven months. Upon completion of […] Read more »

May 2016 PTAC Newsletter

Click here for Washington PTAC‘s latest newsletter featuring upcoming government contracting workshops, on-demand training,  prime outreach events, and contracting opportunities. Also, be sure to visit KEDA’s PTAC page for upcoming Kitsap events, workshops and Biz Opps: Read more »

My Great New Life: Air Force veteran protects people in high places

Jon Anderson, Military Times When Matt Paulk was a kid growing up in rural Georgia, you could usually find him dangling from somewhere high above the ground. Whether it was the rope-lashed tree fort he and his friends built or climbing to the tippy top of the 50-foot pecan trees, he loved getting up into the high places. That’s not to say he didn’t have […] 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 »

Washington PTAC Creates New “On Demand” Webinar Series

Washington PTAC’s Dale Colbert, with the sponsorship of Port of Tacoma and produced by the Port, and the City of Tacoma, has created a series of on-demand webinars in order to assist small businesses in achieving contracting success with the Port of Tacoma and other government agencies. Click on any of the “Register & Watch Now!” buttons to gain immediate access to the webinars and […] Read more »

More veteran-focused business events

SBA Live! Veterans Special: Resources Especially for Veterans Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call in to listen to this radio talk show format broadcast. Dial 1 (888) 844-9904 | Enter code 5547756# Click here for more information. Boost Your Business with Facebook Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tacoma, WA Learn from community leaders and Facebook small business […] Read more »