Government Contract Readiness Workshop Series: Opportunities, Navigating the Bidding Process and Working with Prime Contractors
This series is presented by the City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities in partnership with the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC).
February 13, 2019
Bidding Explained: How to be Successful in a Competitive Marketplace
You’ve found the perfect solicitation, worked hard on your offer and, again, fall short of the mark. “What am I doing wrong?” This interactive presentation covers a number of topics that may just provide you with the answer.
March 20, 2019
How to Identify and Land Government Contract Opportunities
You just learned that one of your competitors was awarded a large contract and you never even saw the solicitation. How come? This presentation provides an oversight on where to find government contracting opportunities, explains set-asides and dollar thresholds and suggests steps that you can take to finally find your market niche.
April 17, 2019
Working with Primes: How to Identify Prime Contractors for Subcontract Work
You’re trying to get your foot in the door with the contract holders, but it seems shut tight. This two-part presentation explains what you can do to identify prime contractors in your field of work and introduce yourself to them and then turns the picture around and using a panel made up of primes, offers greater insight into what the primes are looking for from their subs