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SBA, PTAC to Host Government Contracting Event in Laramie


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Release Date: Apr. 4, 2019

Release Number: NR19-06

 

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SBA, PTAC to Host Government Contracting Event in Laramie

 

CASPER, WY – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Wyoming District Office and the Wyoming Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will host a free government contracting workshop in Laramie on May 6, 2019. The event will feature matchmaking opportunities with Federal Contracting Officers.

Current and prospective small business owners will have the opportunity to learn how to sell their products and services to the federal government and meet officials responsible for government purchasing. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest, Service, Veteran’s Administration, Army and Air National Guard are scheduled to attend.

Benefits of attending this event include receiving free resources designed to help small business sell to the federal government, as well as information on the SBA’s 8(a) Program for socially disadvantaged businesses and HUBZone certifications. HUBZone certification is free and can be very advantageous to your business.

In 2018, the federal government spent $376,632,868 buying goods and services in Wyoming. The SBA encourages all Wyoming small business owners interested in selling to the federal government to attend this free event.

Attendees can register for this event by visiting here.

Event/venue information:

Monday, May 6, 2019 (1-3:00 p.m.)
Wyoming Technology Business Center
1938 East Harney St., Laramie, WY

For more information on this event, please contact Brad Mix, Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA at Bradley.mix@sba.gov.
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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

About the Wyoming Procurement Technical Assistance Center

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) assists Wyoming firms to identify and secure federal, state, and local government contracting opportunities. The organization is here to help small businesses navigate the government contracting learning curve and make the whole process a little easier. They offer no cost, one-on-one assistance, periodic training workshops around the state, and an annual procurement conference with one-on-one matchmaking opportunities.

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