Training opportunity: Doing business with the government

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a group within Idaho Department of Commerce.  Their mission is to educate Idaho businesses on the opportunity to sell to government agencies and prime contractors and assist them in successfully completing the procurement process  

Free training:  Doing business with the government - Procurement Technical Assistance Center 
November 5, 2014 8:30 – 12:30

Idaho Department of Transportation

  • Bidding on ITD highway construction projects
  • Working as a consultant on ITD professional agreements
  • USDOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

U.S. Small Business Administration

  • 8(a) Business Development Program
  • HUBZone Certification
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Dynamic Small Business Search

Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

  • Bid Matching
  • Federal Procurement Assistance

U.S. Forest Service

  • Procurement Opportunities and Processes

Here is a list of free PTAC services:

  • Custom bid notification – daily matching of your products/services with state and federal bid opportunities with email notification when match occurs
  • Assistance with federal registrations – DUNS, SAM, and VIPR
  • Educational seminars on evolving procurement policies and procedures
  • One-on-one assistance responding to bid opportunities
  • Line card development assistance
  • Procurement technical services – we can supply military specifications, translation of FAR clauses, and e-commerce assistance.
  • Online Directory of Buyers - a listing of hundreds of contracting officers from government agencies and large corporations.
  • FCC (Federal Contracting Certification) – Online government procurement classes
  • GSA Schedules Assistance
  • Annual Idaho Business Opportunity Conference – your opportunity to meet with approximately 50 government agencies and large corporate purchasing agents.  The 26th Annual Conference will be Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Boise Center in Boise, ID.

To become a member of the Idaho PTAC, please register online at

Your Idaho PTAC memberships is FREE, so sign up now and start getting federal, state and local bidding opportunities via email.

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