Bid Opportunities
Upcoming Events
IN-PERSON  8/3/2021    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  
Tabor 100 Economic Development Hub (Sound Transit Room) 7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila WA 98188
Learn how to become a subcontract with The Weitz Company and Contrack Watts, Inc. The companies are preparing to bid on the Port of Seattle project for the construction of the Post IAF Airline Realignment, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac, WA) and in support of Contrack Watts, Inc.’s prime contractor proposal to the Waterfront Multiple Award Construction Contract managed by NAVFAC Northwest and awarded through Task Orders.      

8/4/2021        8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
Any and all government contracting questions are welcome! Answered by combined 60+ years experience from retired contracting officers.  

8/5/2021        10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 
The orientations will provide a learning opportunity to assist in navigating potential business prospects at the University and with other state agencies, as well as educational and other resources to assist businesses.

PTAC & SBDC First Friday Follow-up           
8/6/2021        12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   
Friday Follow-up is an open forum, round table for businesses to get answers from your local PTAC counselor and SBDC Advisor. Bring your questions regarding government contracting and learn from knowledgeable Small Business Experts. Our main focus is to share knowledge on growing your business.   
Working as a Subcontractor
A 2-part series, register for both. Exploring all the considerations needed to succeed in doing business as a subcontractor in the federal marketplace.
  • Part 1             8/10/2021      8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
  • Part 2             8/17/2021      8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

Doing Business with DLA: DLA-TKO            
8/11/2021      11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains.

10 Seconds to Impact - Creating Extraordinary Elevator Pitches –
Gain critical awareness and tools you can use immediately to improve the quality of your elevator pitch.
  • PREP ZOOM MEETING  8/10/2021      3:00 PM - 3:15 PM short zoom preparation meeting to test your camera and audio and prepare for the ICEBREAKER
  • ZOOM MEETING           8/11/2021      9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-award: The Steps Leading to a Contract Award                     
8/11/2021      8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
A recently retired Navy contracting officer will take you through current solicitations and provide insights on how to respond and how to ensure all your bases are covered.

8/12/2021      8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
Experienced federal contracting business owner shares her insights and knowledge of working within a GSA schedule.

8/18/2021      8:30 AM-11:30 AM    
Washington State Department of Enterprise Services is developing a supplier diversity policy that will encourage purchasing goods and services from Washington veteran-owned as well as small businesses.

8/25/2021      9:00 AM - 10:30 AM  
Wednesday with the Deputy for Small Business is an opportunity for industry partners to meet with the Deputy for Small Business from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Keyport Division, and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS/IMF). Learn more about the types of supplies and service contract opportunities, set-aside opportunities, and how to do business with NUWC Keyport and PSNS/IMF.

8/25/2021      8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
8/26/2021      8:00 AM – 4:00 PM    
Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton WA 98337
NCMS is pleased to partner with the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) on a Technology Showcase, August 25-26, 2021. Seeking technologies in multiple categories, including advanced/additive manufacturing, autonomic logistics, coatings and corrosion prevention and enhanced inspection. 

Networking Know-How
Being well networked plays a key role in government contracting success. Find out what you need to know and do to put your best self forward.
  • PREP ZOOM MEETING          8/30/2021      9:00 AM - 9:15 AM    short zoom preparation meeting to test your camera and audio and prepare for the ICEBREAKER
  • ZOOM MEETING        8/31/2021      9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
August Govology Classesmany more live and recorded webinars are available through our training partner. PTAC clients may access for free. Contact your PTAC counselor for details.
PTAC provides technical assistance to help Washington businesses successfully compete in the government marketplace. A program of the Thurston Economic Development Council, in partnership with the following subcenters: