Calendar of Events

Government Contracting Webinar:  Veteran-Owned Small Business Verification for Gov’t Contracting

Date:  November 3, 2021
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Online webinar

In recognition of National Veterans Small Business Week, this FREE session will provide attendees with a better understanding of Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) verification as it applies in the government marketplace. PTAC will discuss aspects of VOSB & SDVOSB contracting to help businesses determine if verification is right for them, including eligibility requirements, how these certifications fit into state and federal contracting, and the options for certifying

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LTAP Training: Common Issues in Alleys 

Date:  Tuesday, November 4
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

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Government Contracting Webinar:  Enhance Your Federal Marketing Toolkit

Date:  November 9, 2021
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Online webinar

A continuation of the 10/12 webchat. Speakers from SBA Western PA District will share insights on how your small business can better compete for procurement opportunities in the federal marketplace. Topics will include market research, speaking with Contracting Officers & Primes, elevator pitches, capabilities statements. (No fee)

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Government Contracting Seminar:  Selling to the Government

Date:  November 16, 2021
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie

While doing business with the government can be a little daunting, it can be a lucrative marketplace for a company looking to expand. Gannon Univ. SBDC will host NW Commission PTAC Manager Robyn Young for this training seminar covering topics from determining gov contracting potential, to registration & certifications, to finding opportunities. $30 Registration fee.

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Board Meeting

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

Government Contracting Conference:  TRI-STATE PTAC MEGA-MATCHMAKER

Date:  December 7 & 8,  2021
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Online event

Save the date for this virtual event being held for its second year by PTACs of PA, OH & NY. The 2-day online conference is an opportunity to interact with representatives from federal, local & state government procurement offices, meet with small business liaison officers with large gov’t prime contractors, as well as learn from local & regional business resource organizations. (No fee)

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

Caleb Gilliland, Community Development Specialist
P: (814) 677-4800×109

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