Sept 26th: National PTAC Day

PTAC Day is a national campaign designed to celebrate the contracting success of thousands of small businesses who have benefited from training and technical assistance delivered by their local PTACs. The first annual PTAC Day will take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018!   National PTAC Day will unite the ninety-five Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)…

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Ignite the Night – Denver

Proudly presented in collaboration with the Space Foundation Are you an entrepreneur developing a technology that is solving a real world problem? Have you ever thought about how that technology might be able to also address similar challenges for NASA? Don’t miss this opportunity to pitch your technology at the NASA iTech Ignite the Night…

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Did You Know?

Question: Now that I am registered in SAM, is my company going to be included in any marketing lists? Anaswer: Colorado PTAC Counselor Bob Brown says, “The information you enter into SAM is used for official government purposes only. Government contracting officials use SAM to conduct market research. SAM information, like phone numbers and email…

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SAM Process Changes

Please note the following changes: Effective Immediately: Entities that ONLY apply for federal assistance (grants, loans, etc.) no longer need to have an approved notarized letter on file before their registration is activated. They must still mail the original signed copy of the notarized letter to the Federal Service Desk (FSD) within 30 days of…

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Avoid these main causes of rejection: Failure to include a statement clarifying your account administration preference.  On the template you are directed to select one of two choices for who can administer your account.  You can select either self-administration confirmation or third-party agent designation. Your letter must indicate one or the other. Information not matching….

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Important GSA Info

The General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center (IWAC) is planning to refresh GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 71 IIK to incorporate several changes: Schedule 71 IIK, SIN 712 3 Reconfiguration/Relocation Management (Furniture and Furniture Related), will be incorporating Schedule 48, SIN 653 8 Office Relocation in all subsequent contracts….

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Tell us a little about Acumen Environmental, how you got started, your growth and your team.  Be sure to mention any small business certifications you have secured. Acumen is a local certified woman owned/minority/owned DBE that provides environmental services throughout Colorado to include asbestos, mold, lead, soil remediation as well as demolition and Emergency HAZMAT…

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“Colorado PTAC is proud of the success we’ve helped Colorado companies enjoy.  We are going to start highlighting successful clients as we can put together their story.  Congratulations to Beckrich Construction.  They have been a client of PTAC for several years and we enjoyed watching them grow.” – Dennis Casey, Executive Director, Colorado PTAC  …

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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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Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is a super-regional firm with a national practice. Its approximately 180 lawyers serve a broad range of clients, including individuals, privately held businesses, multi-national corporations, and government entities. Its multidisciplinary attorney teams coordinate between practice groups and offices to provide the scope and depth of legal skill necessary to serve its clients…

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