Training and Events - CT PTAC

Training and Events

May
26
Tue
CTPTAC Webinar: Strategies for Responding to Federal Bid Solicitations @ Webinar
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Samantha Williams, President & CEO, Sam’s Word
Date: 5/26/2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00pm (EDT)
Location: Zoom Webinar
Registration Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s5Y2I-apRUG0SUIAimkUiA
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented by: Samantha Williams, President & CEO

Samantha (Sammi) Williams, is the President & CEO of Sam’s Word, LLC, a certified minority, woman-owned small business (WOSB). Sammi is a CT PTAC client with extensive experience reviewing federal procurement opportunities and responding to federal bid proposals. As a content strategist with over twenty years of writing experience, Sammi facilitates business development, marketing, and communication presentations. Sammi also assists businesses with their business communication needs, such as content development, editing, proofreading, and copywriting. Sammi earned a Master’s in Health Care Administration from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration / Human Resource Management from York College – CUNY. Sammi is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and Sam’s Word is also WBENC and DBE certified.

 

 

May
28
Thu
FREE Webinar: Virtual CT Business Matchmaker @ Webinar
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join University of Hartford Entrepreneurial Center & Women’s Business Center May 28 for a Virtual CT Business Matchmaker

Join for a FREE, virtual event on May 28. Primes will highlight current needs and processes. Small businesses will be encouraged to follow-up with Primes after the event.

 

 

*Postponed* Free Webinar: Paycheck Protection Program: On Forgiveness @ Webinar
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rescheduled from 5/21 to 5/28 – Update! Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Focus on Forgiveness This webinar will cover information on tracking your PPP-related expenses, guidance provided to date from the Small Business Administration on forgiveness, tips to maximize forgiveness, and available assistance. Brought to you in partnership with the Southern Connecticut Black Chamber of Commerce, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Bridgeport, PTAC, WBDC, the Greater Norwalk Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, & the Black Business Alliance. No-cost. Advance registration required via the CTSBDC to access the Webex link and password.

 Once you register, you will receive an e-mail with instructions for the webinar. Please check your spam box in case it accidentally gets filtered. If you do not receive the webinar information after registering, please e-mail valeria.bisceglia@uconn.edu.

May
29
Fri
CTPTAC Webinar: SBIR Grants vs. SBIR Contracts and selecting the Right Agency @ Webinar
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Jerry Hollister, Principal Consultant, BBCetc
Date: 5/29/2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30pm (EDT)
Location: GoToWebinar
Registration Here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1565834707162558224
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented by: Jerry Hollister, Principal Consultant

Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining the company in 2017 with 30 years of leadership experience in government, higher education, non-profit and for-profit enterprises. After earning an engineering degree from the University of Michigan, he served as commissioned Naval Officer in the Civil Engineer Corps and a warranted Contracting Officer for the Dept. of Defense. Prior to joining BBCetc, Jerry was Chief Operating Officer for Michigan-based Niowave, a developer of superconducting electron accelerators, where he worked to build the successful start-up company from 2008-17. Jerry was instrumental in Niowave receiving over 45 SBIR awards. Niowave was named the 2010 SBIR/STTR Small Business of the Year by the Dept. of Energy and, in 2016, was honored with the S.B.A.’s Tibbetts Award, which recognizes the best in SBIR achievement.  Before joining Niowave, Jerry served in a number of non-profit and educational roles following his honorable discharge from the Navy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun
4
Thu
CTPTAC Webinar: Responding to Federal Bid Solicitations- Grammar & Writing Strategies to Elevate Your Bid Proposal @ Webinar
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Samantha Williams, President & CEO, Sam’s Word
Date: 6/4/2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00pm (EDT)
Location: Zoom Webinar
Registration Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ABCNubhXRxGaj37iNvZHQA
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented by: Samantha Williams, President & CEO

Samantha (Sammi) Williams, is the President & CEO of Sam’s Word, LLC, a certified minority, woman-owned small business (WOSB). Sammi is a CT PTAC client with extensive experience reviewing federal procurement opportunities and responding to federal bid proposals. As a content strategist with over twenty years of writing experience, Sammi facilitates business development, marketing, and communication presentations. Sammi also assists businesses with their business communication needs, such as content development, editing, proofreading, and copywriting. Sammi earned a Master’s in Health Care Administration from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration / Human Resource Management from York College – CUNY. Sammi is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and Sam’s Word is also WBENC and DBE certified.

Jun
12
Fri
Latinas and Power Symposium @ Zoom
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

This half-day virtual symposium will provide a series of live-streamed conversations between Latinas & Power Symposium Founder Marilyn Alverio and many of the inspiring and informative Latina professionals that will be featured at #LPS2020. This inspiring e-vent will allow everyone to preview some of the topics that will be covered at our in-person event this fall.

FREE! Pre-registration required via this Eventbrite link. An online event access link will be forwarded to all registrants closer to the date.

Sep
1
Tue
𝗣𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗽𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗹 𝗙𝐚𝐥𝐥 : Connecticut Supplier Connection Growth Summit 2020 @ Stamford Marriott Hotel
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm

** This event has been postponed until Fall 2020**

Please stay tuned!

We will reschedule the Summit as soon as it is practical to do so.  We hope to hold the Summit in late September or early October, and we will send an invitation as soon as we have a new date.

If you have any questions please email Steven Semaya. (ssemaya@businessfairfield.com)

Oct
2
Fri
CT Business Matchmaker 2020 @ University of Hartford
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE! October 2, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Join us for CT Business Matchmaker 2020! Identify potential partnerships quickly during a series of 10-minute one-on-one interviews.This annual event connects small businesses with companies and agencies that subcontract services and supplies.

Learn more at hartford.edu/matchmaker.

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