Why Government Procurement?

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The Government Can Be a Great Opportunity to Grow Your Business and Expand Your Customer Base:

  • $430.2 Billion spent in fiscal year 2015 / $8.8B in Colorado alone
  • Government is continually looking for innovation and competition – entrepreneurship!
  • Small businesses often have preference in government contract awards
  • Many types of contracts: Service, Construction, Products, Research & Development

Many Levels of Government To Sell To:

  • Federal – 55 Federal Agencies including DoD
  • State – 18 Separate Departments
  • County – 64 Counties
  • Municipal – 271 Municipalities
  • School Districts – 3,300 Special Districts
  • Thousands of Prime Contractors – Subcontracting Opportunities

The Government Buys Everything:

  • Commercial items, all services, all products
  • Reliable Customer – Payment Provisions for Small Businesses
  • Competition – Limited in some cases
  • Balance Marketing – Expanding Client Base
  • Different Budget Cycles – Cash Flow Support

Congress has established Government-Wide Small Business goals – award preference for Small Business:

  • 23% Small Business
  • 5% Small Disadvantaged Business
  • 5% Women Owned Small Business
  • 3% Historically Underutilized Business Zone
  • 3% Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

The Colorado PTAC Can Help!:

  • NO COST Education and Counseling Assistance to Colorado Small Businesses
  • Government Registration Support
  • –Business Development – Market Research
  • –Finding Bid Opportunities
  • –Proposal Guidance
  • Contract Review / Post Award Support

Register today to visit with one of our Procurement Counselors. All our services are at no cost to you. Sign up here.


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