The purpose of this page is to provide information on Contracting Events that might be of interest to clients of Angelina College Procurement Assistance Center. The events listed are usually being organized by other Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) or federal and state government agencies. Unlike commercial events, the cost to participate are usually free or minimum charges to cover the cost of the event or meals.
At the end of this page we list different online training that is available to anyone. In most cases, it is free.
If other agencies are interested in adding their event information, please contact ACPAC with the information and web links.
Prime Contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Doc Company, LCC and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Area IV Webinar - 15 Nov 2019
Join this free webinar on Friday, November 15, 2019, 10:00 A.M. (CST) – 12:00P.M. (CST) 11:00 (EST) Eastern Standard Time to 1:00P.M. (EST) Focusing on Small Business Opportunities, education and networking.
This webinar will provide the following presentations:
Brief summary of the free resources provided online by SBA (Small Business Administration), by Norma Alberts, GLDD LLC. firstname.lastname@example.org
GLDD’s specific project needs: tugboat & towing services, endangered species observers, diesel fuel (#2 low sulfur-marine diesel), safety products, rental equipment, welding machining, rental apartments and marine hardware and supply.
Special Guest Speaker: SBA Commercial Market Representative (CMR), Deborah “Deb” Crumity, Deborah.email@example.com Deb will share resources from SBA and how they relate to Small Businesses marketing to Large Business Prime Contractors, etc.
Question and answer period.
This webinar is Freeto attend, however registration via email is required in advance. Please fill out the attached Supplier Size Business form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your capabilities statement. Please provide your Company name, address, capabilities/brief description and size business on the attached form. After your email is received, an access link for the webinar will be forewarded to you.
19th Annual U.S. Department of Energy Small Business Forum & Expo (DOE2020)
5 -7 May 2020 - Charleston Area Convention Center; Charleston, South Carolina
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization hosts the Annual Small Business Forum & Expo to connect small businesses with the Department’s program offices, power administrations, laboratory and technology centers, as well as prime contractors to help advance the Agency’s missions.
DOE2020 is a great opportunity for small businesses to network and discuss their services and solutions with DOE procurement officials, small business program managers and prime contractors.
This is not free and registration ranges from $299.00 to $3,725.00.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Small Business Briefings
This site provides information on TxDOT briefings around the state for small and minority-owned businesses providing contract opportunities and information on how to do business with TxDOT and with the State of Texas. The briefings will provide General Industry Sessions to include specific information on how to do business in the construction, goods & services, information technology and professional engineering service industries. Breakout Sessions will be conducted covering small and minority-owned business certifications, resources for small business development, business marketing for state contracts as well as information on TxDOT toll projects. Each briefing will also include a Contracting Opportunities Showcase, an Industry Networking Session and a Reception.
Department of Defense, Office of Small Business Programs
Office of Small Business Programs website provides information on contracting with the Department of Defense. It also provides information on events that provide the opprotunity to connect with DoD Contractors.
Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Training Knowledge Opportunities (TKO) Seminar Columbus, Ohio
Learn How to do Business with Defense Logistics Agency's Supply Centers. Includes how to work with DLA Supply Centers, DLA Purchasing Procedures, Finding procurement Opportunities on bid board, Small Business and Other Set-Aside Rules, Packaging and Radio Frequency ID, Getting Paid for Federal Contracts (using WAWF), etc. Information: email@example.com, 800-262-3272
This website is hosted by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) and provides a schedule of various EOFs held throughout the state. These EOFs are sponsored by state and local government agencies, as well as minority/women development centers and trade organizations.
NIDA provides a listing of various Defense related conferences, which they take an active part in as providing the Exhibitor coordination. Their website provides a listing of these events that might be of interest to those businesses wanting to do Defense contracting. Information: Luellen Hoffman, Director of Exhibits, firstname.lastname@example.org