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GSA: Entity Validation Stakeholder Forum 1:00 pm
GSA: Entity Validation Stakeholder Forum
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you are attempting to register for the first time in SAM.gov, renewing your SAM.gov registration, or trying to only get a Unique Entity ID (the identifier that replaced the DUNS number in April 2022),[...]
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GSA: SAM.gov New Entity Validation Process 1:00 pm
GSA: SAM.gov New Entity Validation Process @ Zoom Webinar
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
If you are about to register for the first time in SAM.gov, about to begin renewing your SAM.gov registration, or even only trying to get a Unique Entity ID (the identifier that replaced the DUNS number in April 2022) for the[...]
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Department of Air Force (DAF) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) BLUE CYBER BOOT CAMP: CYBERSECURITY for SMALL BUSINESSES and ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INSTITUTES 10:00 am
Department of Air Force (DAF) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) BLUE CYBER BOOT CAMP: CYBERSECURITY for SMALL BUSINESSES and ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INSTITUTES @ Zoom Webinar
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am
Department of Air Force (DAF) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) BLUE CYBER BOOT CAMP: CYBERSECURITY for SMALL BUSINESSES and ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INSTITUTES @ Zoom Webinar
  CT PTAC encourages our clients to consider the benefits of attending this event to obtain current updates on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Pre-Registration is required.  There is no cost to attend the[...]
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Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair & Expo 2:00 pm
Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair & Expo @ Department of Veterans Affairs Building 50
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair & Expo @ Department of Veterans Affairs Building 50
The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs along with Resource Partners: CT Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center and Southeastern CT Enterprise Region, invites you to join us for a ribbon[...]

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Department of Air Force (DAF) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) BLUE CYBER BOOT CAMP: CYBERSECURITY for SMALL BUSINESSES and ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INSTITUTES @ Zoom Webinar
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am

 

CT PTAC encourages our clients to consider the benefits of attending this event to obtain current updates on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

Pre-Registration is required. 

There is no cost to attend the session.

Topic: Department of Air Force (DAF) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) BLUE CYBER BOOT CAMP: CYBERSECURITY for SMALL BUSINESSES and ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INSTITUTES

6-hour Small Business Cybersecurity Boot Camp.

 

Description:Join us for the Air Force and Space Force Chief Information Security Officer’s Blue Cyber Small Business and Academic/Research Cybersecurity Boot Camp. Learn about resources available to you to help secure your small business and to comply with the DoD’s requirements for small business contractors.Hear from Mr. Aaron Bishop, the DAF CISO about the imperative for small businesses and academic/research institutions to protect their data and networks, as well as protecting sensitive DOD data. Also, hear all about the Air Force and Space Force Chief Information Security Officer’s Blue Cyber initiative for small business and academic/research institution cybersecurity.

 

Join us for six, information-packed hours of specialists describing the resources available for small businesses who are already or are considering doing business/research with the U.S. Space Force or U.S. Air Force or the DoD.

 

Date & Time:

Aug 22, 2022 10:00 AM in Eastern Time

Register here: Webinar Registration – Zoom (zoomgov.com).  you will be re-directed to the event sponsor’s registration page.

 

 

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Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair & Expo @ Department of Veterans Affairs Building 50
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs along with Resource Partners: CT Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center and Southeastern CT Enterprise Region, invites you to join us for a ribbon cutting of renovated Building 50 and Veteran Business Resource Fair.

 

Building 50’s focus is on supporting Veterans and Veteran Services Organizations. The event will feature a Veteran Owned Business Expo

 

Agenda

2:00pm – Networking

2:30pm – Opening remarks and CT DVA Building 50 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

3:00pm – Tour of renovated Building 50

3:00 – 5:00pm – Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair and Expo

 

Learn how to grow your business with the following resources:

– Veteran services

– Access to Capital

– Certifications including Veteran

-Owned Micro Business, SBE & MBE, Women

-Owned Small Business (WOSB)

– Cybersecurity funding opportunities

– Business start-up and marketing assistance

– Government contracting

– Access to office space, and more!

 

Resource partner attendees include:

Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs

CT PTAC | Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Center

seCTer | Economic Development in Southeastern Connecticut

CT SBA | Connecticut Small Business Administration (SBA)

CT SBDC | Connecticut Small Business Development Center

US Department of Commerce

More to follow

 

Veteran Owned Business Resource Fair & Expo

 

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Webinar: Introduction To GSA And Multi-Year Contract Vehicles (2022 Update) @ Zoom Webinar
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar: Introduction To GSA And Multi-Year Contract Vehicles (2022 Update)

Presenter: Allisa Young, Procurement Specialist, CTPTAC

Registration Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ImCAFZztRfidqnyefeqOzA

Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

This e-course will explain GSA and multi-year contract vehicles from the small business perspective. After taking this training, you will be able to understand the big picture of where your small business fits in the federal marketplace and will learn about actionable items you can take to better position your business for obtaining your own multi-year contract.

 

Webinar: Introduction To GSA And Multi-Year Contract Vehicles (2022 Update)

 

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Webinar: Marketing your GSA Schedule @ Zoom Webinar
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar: Marketing your GSA Schedule

Presenter: Marisol Herrera, Interim State Director, CTPTAC; Deborah R. Tarleton, Small Business Specialist/Small Business Technical Advisor, U.S. General Services Administration

Registration Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GAnd0_QQTXSB8p8mCfihgA
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

The purpose of the webinar is to provide GSA Schedules contractors and interested companies an overview of GSA, the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU); Discuss the importance of market research, Tools to conduct market research, Key Components for your Strategy, Advantages of Being a GSA Schedule Contract Holder, Tips for Success and points of contact for assistance.

Webinar: Marketing your GSA Schedule

 

Deborah R. Tarleton , Small Business Specialist, U.S. General Services Administration

Ms. Tarleton has worked for GSA since August 1997; she is a Small Business Specialist/Small Business Technical Advisor for the GSA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Regional Small Business Advocacy and Engagement in the New England Region.   During her tenure in the OSDBU, Ms. Tarleton has counseled both small and large businesses on how to do business with GSA and the rest of the federal community.  She has partnered with Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other agencies.  She has made and continues to make presentations to businesses, the public and civic groups throughout the New England Region to increase the pool of viable businesses that seek procurement opportunities with the GSA and the federal government.

 

 

 

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Webinar: Federal Data Diving: How To Go For The Gold
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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