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The Alaska PTAC offers easy access to our library of on-demand webinars covering many essential topics in government contracting, from marketing to certifications to managing contract changes and much more.
5 Things Every First-time Bidder for Federal Contracts Should Know
If you’re a small business owner looking into government contracting, you’ve probably seen the well-meaning advice: Just go to SAM.gov and search for contracts. If you find one that seems like a fit, bid on it. If you’re the best applicant, you’ll …
Don’t Ignore NAICS Code Changes: New Rule a Reminder to Contractors
While many industries have existed since time immemorial, new industries are created and old industries fade all the time. A mere twenty-five years ago, there was no such thing as social media and video rental stores were all the rage. …
Made in America
The President believes that when we spend American taxpayers’ dollars, it should support American workers and businesses. In his first week in office, President Biden signed Executive Order 14005, Ensuring the Future is Made in America by All of America’s …
House Passes Small Biz Bills
The House on June 8 approved five bills aimed at assisting small businesses and two bills that would strengthen rules to identify small business fraud. The bills, which go before the Senate next, include: –HR 7670: Establishes reporting for the …
VA’s Pathfinder Website Is Live
The Veterans Affairs Department launched its new Pathfinder website on June 7 to help new and existing vendors find a path into VA procurements. The website is located at https://www.pathfinder.va.gov/. Upon entering the website, users are asked whether they want …
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We work with all levels of businesses – from those working towards their first contract to experienced government contractors.
The Alaska PTAC
Alaska PTAC provides procurement training, counseling, and solicitation support throughout the state, and helps Alaskan businesses keep informed of government contracting opportunities through our Bid Match program.
Our staff possess diverse backgrounds in government procurement at the federal, state, and local level, and regularly participate in training activities to further their professional development. This helps us keep pace with the ongoing changes in policies and procedures that impact the acquisition marketplace.
How the Alaska PTAC Helps Businesses
- Free services provided throughout the state
- Identify and explain contracting opportunities at federal, state and local government levels
- Advise businesses how to apply for small business certifications such as woman-owned and veteran-owned
- Ongoing workshops, webinars, trainings and match-making events
- Confidential one-on-one technical assistance