Calendar of Events


Webinar – How to Write an Export Compliance Manual

Date:     April 22, 2021
Time:    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Zoom

Login details will be provided upon registration; participation is at no cost.

An Export Management and Compliance Program (EMCP) is a written set of export-related guidelines AND operational policies, procedures, and safeguards that tell employees what is expected of them and provides management with a framework to evaluate whether: what should happen, does happen and what should not happen, does not happen.

About the speaker: Mr. Bob Imbriani has been in the international/domestic transportation and logistics field for over four decades. He is currently Executive Vice President, International for Team Worldwide & President of Team Ocean Services, Team International Trade Services and Team Canada.

For more information & to register for this event, please click here.


LTAP Class: Safe Driver V.2 

Date:     April 27, 2021
Time:    8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this virtual LTAP class, please click here.


PTAC Government Contracting Webinar:  Understanding Mentor-Protégé Programs in Federal Contracting

Date:  Wednesday, May 5
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Online webinar

The Northwest Commission PTAC, North Central PA PTAC and Clarion University SBDC are offering this free webinar in recognition of National Small Business Week.

In the federal contracting market, Mentor-Protégé programs seek to pair small businesses with more experienced gov’t contractors in mutually beneficial relationships. Protégés may receive financial, technical, or management assistance from mentors in obtaining and performing federal contracts or subcontracts. PTAC Counselors will discuss program benefits, eligibility requirements & the application process.

Watch https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events where more info & registration will be posted soon.


Exporter Spotlight – U.S. Bronze Foundry & Machine, Inc.

Date: May 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Zoom

Join us for a monthly webinar series featuring virtual conversations with exporters from the northwest Pennsylvania region.  Listen to their stories, successes, lessons learned – and connect with your peers!

To register for this event, please click here.


LTAP Drop In Session: Community Traffic Safety Programs 

Date:     May 6, 2021
Time:    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this virtual LTAP class, please click here.


PTAC Government Contracting Webinar:  Using beta.SAM.gov for Federal Contracting

Date:  Tuesday, May 11
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Online webinar

This free online session will cover the federal website known as “betaSAM”. BetaSAM is designed to become the “one-stop” website for all things Federal Procurement related. Speakers will discuss the features of the site and how to navigate & use search functions to do market research and find opportunities.

Co-sponsored by the SBA Pittsburgh District office, NW Commission PTAC, Southwest PA PTAC & JARI Johnstown PTAC.

Watch for more info & registration coming soon to https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events.


Board Meeting

Date: Friday, June 4
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting or Location TBD


Board Meeting

Date: Friday, August 6
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting or Location TBD


Board Meeting – Planning Session  Board of Directors and Northwest Commission Staff only.

Date: Friday, October 8
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Location TBD


Board Meeting

Date: Friday, December 3
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting or Location TBD


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For additional information regarding our Calendar of Events, please contact:

Caleb Gilliland, Community Development Specialist
calebg@northwestpa.org
P: (814) 677-4800×109

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