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What is a Micro-Purchase?

Federal Level: MICRO-PURCHASES: Micro-purchase means an acquisition of products or services where the aggregate amount does not exceed $10,000. COMPETITION: Purchases within...

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Interested in Government Procurements?

While working with the Federal government, businesses must learn to navigate the acronyms and numbers that each agency or department adopts. This can be hard for many small businesses, where...

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Message from Frank Dixon, State Director

Welcome to July! CT PTAC has been fully operational and continues to provide client counseling and technical assistance services that contribute to businesses here in Connecticut. Here are some...

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SBIR/STTR Opportunities

NSF funding to fight COVID-19 Multiple funding opportunities are available for small businesses with technology that could aid in the effort to combat COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2).  In an effort to fund...

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Learn how to use beta.SAM.gov

  If you are interested in saving searches, following contract opportunities, downloading searches, or signing up for an Interested Vendor List, then you will need to sign-in to beta.SAM.gov....

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Joint Certification Program (JCP)

Specific Instructions for Filling Out Form JCP Certification is required to handle/access Department of Defense/Department of National Defense (DOD/DND) unclassified export controlled technical data for the following purposes

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Dec
1
Tue
Webinar: Doing Business with Northrop Grumman @ Zoom Webinar
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar: Doing Business with Northrop Grumman

Presenter: Gwendolyn Tillman, Corporate Director, Global Supplier Diversity Programs, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sWTm6u0xRh2Vr5AT6j_Ykg

This webinar is designed to help you understand how to do business with Northrop Grumman:
* Northrop Grumman Overview
* Supplier Diversity Office
* Process to engage as a new supplier
* SBIR and Mentor-Protégé Program
* Summary of How to Do Business
* POCs for divisions discussed

Webinar: Doing Business with Northrop Grumman

 

Gwendolyn Tillman, Corporate Director, Global Supplier Diversity Programs, Northrop Grumman Corporation

In this role, Gwen leads the enterprise supply chain and supplier diversity team, and is responsible for strategic development and execution of the company’s Supplier Diversity program as well as providing policy direction to all company elements to ensure corporate wide compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Public Law, internal and external customer and company requirements. 

Gwen joined Northrop Grumman in 1986 and brings years of knowledge and experience in supply chain and supplier diversity.  Her most recent position was corporate manager, Global Supplier Diversity Programs/Government Relations, where she was responsible for implementation of the company’s supplier diversity strategic plan and served as operations manager for the corporate supplier diversity program. Prior assignments within Northrop Grumman include Corporate Manager, Mentor-Protégé, Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) programs and small business programs and supplier relations positions within the Aeronautics Systems sector. 

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees define possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services.

 

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Dec
8
Tue
Webinar: OSBDU offices- How to find/market and network to them @ GoToWebinar
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presenter: Cheryl DeMarco, Procurement Specialist, CT PTAC
Registration Here:
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8497598016368506892
Please submit questions prior to the webinar to: ptac@ctptac.org

 

Learn how to network within Agencies with the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
This webinar will cover:
1. Using your capability statement to network
2. How to find the right OSDBU office and Agency for what you sell or service
3. An overview of who OSDBU is and how they support small businesses

webinar: OSBDU offices- How to find/market and network to them

 

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Dec
22
Tue
Webinar: Understanding and Obtaining the SBA’s WOSB and EDWOSB Certifications @ Zoom Webinar
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Webinar: Understanding and Obtaining the SBA’s WOSB and EDWOSB Certifications

Presenter: Valerie Marchand, Procurement Specialist, CT PTAC

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z2qvX26WQ-ehBQ2a9n1C8w

The SBA is in the process of changing the WOSB regulations to do away with self-certification. This presentation will explain how this change has been a long time coming, how the SBA’s new certification process works, and how the change impacts third-party certification and recertification.

Webinar: Understanding and Obtaining the SBA’s WOSB and EDWOSB Certifications

 

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