How to Do Business with the Government
Monthly Introductory Webinars
Did you know government agencies purchase almost everything – from custodial, construction, and IT, to pencils, pet food, and even goats for grazing!
Join us to discover the opportunities and requirements of doing business with the government. We’ll help you determine if selling to the government is right for you, and teach you the basics of how to get started and be successful.
On the second Thursday of every month, Norcal PTAC hosts a FREE introductory webinar for government contracting newbies. This webinar will give you a run-down of what you need to know and how you can prepare for success in the government marketplace. From “am I ready?” to submitting your first proposal, this webinar will set you on the path towards winning contracts with local, state, and federal agencies.
In these webinars you will learn:
- What is the PTAC Program?
- What is government contracting?
- How to determine if selling to the government is right for you
- How to get started
- Marketing to the government
- Where to find bid opportunities
- Steps for Success
Meet Your Speaker
James Forrest has been working with non-profit educational institutions since 2012, in roles ranging from Academic Tutor to Executive Administrative Assistant. He holds a BA from UC Santa Cruz and a MA from the University of Copenhagen, both in Philosophy. In 2019 his love of helping people and problem-solving brought him to his role at Norcal PTAC, where he now serves as a Procurement Specialist. He is enthusiastic about helping small businesses compete for government contracts, in order to bring their tax dollars back into their communities.
Location: Virtual (Zoom Webinar)
The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern California APEX Accelerator, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar. By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California APEX Accelerator or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.
This No-Cost Training Event is
Northern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Norcal PTAC) is a government-funded nonprofit formed to help small businesses find, bid on, and win contracts with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies.
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