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
Veterans Affairs Certified Verification Counselor
Nanci Pigeon has over 22 years’ experience in the Department of Defense and federal contracting. She began her contracting career as an active duty Air Force enlisted member and upon retirement from active duty, she transitioned to the federal contracting workforce. In her federal contracting career, Nanci has worked as a Contract Specialist, Contracting Officer, Procurement Analyst and Small Business Specialist with the Department of the Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation. Upon her retirement from the federal contracting workforce, Nanci decided to provide her expertise in government contracting to small businesses by becoming a PTAC counselor.
Nanci specializes in federal contracting, registrations, and certifications. She is also well versed in California State registration and certification, as well as California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS). Nanci enjoys working with each Norcal PTAC client individually and developing a specific course of action to help the client achieve their government contracting goals.
Nanci has a BS in Management from Park University and an MS from the Air Force Institute of Technology in Strategic Purchasing. She is also a Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) through the National Contract Management Association and maintains a Level III Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C).
Location: Virtual (Zoom Webinar)
The information provided in this webinar/ workshop 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/ workshop 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/ workshop. By registering for this webinar/ workshop 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/ workshop 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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