Important SAM Update

Greetings,   Below is an important change in the System for Award Management, or SAM, database.  The government’s language clearly indicates they are targeting the practices of those companies that prey on those new to the government world.  Although, this will mean an extra step and will add time to the process, I applaud GSA…

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Training Opportunities with DLA If you have ever tried to sell to DLA you already know it can be a confusing path.  Thankfully, they do provide a lot of great free training on their systems and how to sell via the DIBBS process. Please refer to the list below of the many topics DLA Land…

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2018 VIPR Solicitations These 2018 VIPR solicitations will be posted to the FedBizOpps website at https://www.fbo.gov  on or about Jan 8, 2018. Electronic responses must be transmitted in the VIPR Vendor Application by 9:00 A.M. MST, March 15, 2018.  The links to the synopsis are below but the vendors will not be able to submit a quote until…

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Death by Cyber Security!

Cyber! Cyber! Cyber! It seems like that’s all you hear about these days, particularly in the world of government procurement.  So what’s all the big push? If you are not an IT company then it may seem very foreign to you and the importance of it may escape you. Personally, I count myself as one…

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New Staff Members

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — I am happy beyond words that we were able to attract and hire Stephen Leisenring in the role of a full time counselor in the Catalyst Campus office.  Steve came aboard on September 15th as we were trying to move in our new home.  Steve worked as the Director of Contracts for…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CATALYST CAMPUS, Colo. Springs – Almost 200 people from local government and the El Paso County business community joined the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center on October 12th for a ribbon cutting to officially open PTAC’s and SBDC’s new offices at the Catalyst Campus in downtown Colorado Springs….

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Gallatin, TN  June 21, 2017 – The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2017 Outstanding Project Award to the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for their collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a Virtual Industry Day to reach small businesses in nineteen states. The Colorado PTAC was approached…

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