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Washington APEX Accelerator offers many webinars and educational sessions designed to help you navigate the government procurement process. 

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Meet the Local Buyers – Eastern WA

Would you like to do business with local agencies? Please join PTAC to learn more about how to do contracting with local agencies including: Spokane County Spokane Transit Authority (STA) City of Spokane Spokane International Airport Avista We will go over the following information: Agency bio Locations and Scope of works needed What is important to the prime: certs, bonding, geographic needs… Upcoming events/ outreach/ training/ bids How to register with/get informed on solicitations. Meet

Army Corps Industry Day- American Lake Medical Center

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Northwestern Division (CENWD) – Seattle District (CENWS) intends to collaborate with industry as we prepare the acquisition planning and solicitations on several projects for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs American Lake (VAAL) Medical Center Tacoma, Washington.The purpose of the virtual event is for the Government to provide an update and overview of the VAAL program. We understand the importance to the construction industry to have advance knowledge of

Working as a Subcontractor

Hear from a prime contractor, who is also a Navy retired contracting officer, on what is expected and what the small business should expect when working for a prime contractor on a government contract.  Learn why they need you and what you can offer. Resource Documents Working as a Subcontractor (Part 1) slides  Services Subcontract Standard Long Form  Purchase Order Commodities Working as a Subcontractor (Part 2) slides Clauses (Full Text) Part 1 Part 2

Managing Your Government Contract

There are a lot of moving parts to making sure your government contract is hitting all the marks. Mona Carlson, retired Navy contracting officer and currently the small business liaison for a large business, shares her insights. Tips on how to management your Government Contract (1_11_22) PDF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQrDqXjKs4s

Managing Your GSA Contract

Join the team from Eco Resource Group as they share their lessons learned as long time GSA contract holders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdFeo4jA2KU

Joint Certification Program (JCP)

DLA created videos to teach businesses how to apply for basic JCP certification. Suppliers interested in doing business with DLA must also have a DLA Enhanced JCP (EJCP).  Basic JCP Certification: DVIDS United States Joint Certification: How to fill out the DD Form 2345 (USA version) (open caption) https://www.dvidshub.net/video/826732/united-states-joint-certification-fill-out-dd-form-2345-usa-version-open-caption Welcome to the United States Joint Certification Office video where you will learn the steps on how to properly fill out the DD Form 2345. This form

OMWBE: Certifications- How It Works

Caleb McInvaille and Julie Campos from OMWBE join with Aleesha Roedel from Washington PTAC to discuss Washington State certifications. https://omwbe.wa.gov/

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Region 6 is hosted by the Thurston County Economic Development Council and serves Pierce County.

ABOUT THE THURSTON EDC

The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is a private non-profit organization.  As the lead economic development organization in Thurston County our mission is to create a vital and sustainable economy throughout the county and region that supports the livelihood and values of our residents. We do this by:

·        Connecting local businesses with experts and resources that help them remain competitive

·        Creating and delivering strategic messages that attract new investment to our community

·        Working with our community partners to enhance our collective prosperity and encourage our economic future 

·        Participating regionally to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage.

Pierce County services are primarily provided virtually. 

This location is funded, in part, through a partnership with Pierce County through the Navigator Program

General Contact: pierce@washingtonapex.org

Clallam and Jefferson counties

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce

Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce

Region 8 is hosted by the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Grant, Klickitat, Walla Walla, and Yakima counties.

About the Tri-City Regional Chamber

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is the leading business advocate for nearly 1,000 private, public, and non-profit member firms in the Tri-Cities region. The fifth largest chamber in Washington, the Tri-City Regional Chamber advocates for a strong business community and supports the interests of its members. The Regional Chamber is a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers, and a champion for a strong community.

Address

7130 W Grandridge Blvd, Suite C
Kennewick, WA. 99336

Email: tricity@washingtonptac.org

GREATER SPOKANE INC

Region 7 is hosted by Greater Spokane Inc and serves Spokane, Adams, Asotin, Douglas, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Stevens and Whitman counties.

ABOUT GREATER SPOKANE INC

Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) is the Spokane region’s business development organization, focused on leading transformative business and community initiatives to build a robust regional economy. Founded in 1881 as the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce, GSI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant Spokane region by advocating for the region, driving strategic economic growth, and championing a talented workforce. Learn more at GreaterSpokane.org

Address

801 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201

Contact: Spokane@washingtonptac.org

Green River College

Region 5 is hosted by the Green River College serves King County.

ABOUT THE GREEN RIVER COLLEGE

The mission of Green River College is to ensure student success through comprehensive programs and support services responsive to our diverse communities.

ADDRESS

1221 D St NE
Suite 210 C
Auburn, WA 98002

Email: king@washingtonptac.org

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Region 4 is hosted by the Economic Alliance Snohomish County and serves Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties.

ABOUT THE EASC

The Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is a nonprofit serving as a combined economic development organization and a countywide chamber of commerce. We bring together private-public partners to create a unified voice for Snohomish County.

Address

808 134th St. SW, Suite 101
Everett, WA 98204

Email: snohomish@washingtonapex.org

Columbia River Economic Development Council

Region 3 is supported by the Columbia River Economic Development Council and serves the counties of Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania. 

Columbia River Economic Development Council 

Address

805 Broadway St, Suite 412
Vancouver WA 98660

Email: swwa@washingtonapex.org

Thurston County Economic Development Council

Region 2 is hosted by the Thurston County Economic Development Council and serves Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Wahkiakim, Chelan and Kittatas counties.

This center is also the main center for Washington APEX Accelerator Statewide

ABOUT THE THURSTON EDC

The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is a private non-profit organization.  As the lead economic development organization in Thurston County our mission is to create a vital and sustainable economy throughout the county and region that supports the livelihood and values of our residents. We do this by:

  • Connecting local businesses with experts and resources that help them remain competitive
  • Creating and delivering strategic messages that attract new investment to our community
  • Working with our community partners to enhance our collective prosperity and encourage our economic future
  • Participating regionally to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage.

Address
4220 6th Ave
Lacey, WA 98503

General Contact: thurston@washingtonapex.org

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

Region 1 is hosted by the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance and serves the counties of Kitsap and North Mason.  

ABOUT KEDA

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is a 30+ year old public/private nonprofit 501 (c) (6) corporation founded in June 1983. Our goal is to attract and retain jobs and investments in this community that generate wealth, enhance the qualify of life and embrace future generations.

Address
2021 NW Myhre Rd, Suite 100
Silverdale WA 98383

Email: kitsap@washingtonptac.org