New Procurement Counselor

Welcome to Colorado PTAC! Colorado PTAC is pleased to introduce you to our newest recruit!  Donna Danford is joining us as a full time counselor in the Catalyst Campus office. Donna has a vast amount of experience working with government contracts from the industry side. She has performed as a subcontracts manager and Small Business Liaison Officer for several…

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Spring Training is Underway!

Just like the professionals from our national pastime head out to training each spring so do your PTAC professionals. Staff response will be a little limited this week since I have sent nearly the entire counseling crew to Jacksonville, Florida for our bi-annual training conference. These training sessions are great opportunities for us to meet…

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We have been notified there is a new entity trying to take your money for federal registrations.  A couple of clients have received the following email                 Good Morning (NAME), Your SAM registration for your CAGE Code (XXXXX) has been received and is in processing. The next step is to assign your company a Senior Case…

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Colorado Springs Utilities is dedicated to creating a bright future for the community and would like to partner with local contractors to keep business in the Pikes Peak Region. This workshop is geared toward local businesses and will provide opportunities to learn more about upcoming projects and doing business with Colorado Springs Utilities. Topics to…

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Colorado SBDC Event

2018 Contracting Opportunities Fair – “Opening Doors” Focusing on technology, construction, procurement, and supplier diversity The fair is a place where agencies with upcoming contracting opportunities can connect with small businesses that may be a qualified match. Over 200 Front Range small to medium-sized businesses in various industries, stages of procurement, and capabilities join us…

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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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