Statewide PTAP Events

Date
Time
Location
Cost
04/22/2014
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
NMSU Carlsbad
1500 University Dr., Carlsbad
$0.00

Government Contracting Basics/ System for Award Management (SAM) Registration Process – Carlsbad

Introduction to PTAP and Services provided;
Identifying how government purchases products/services; How to get started in government business;
Understanding the Language;
DUNS & Cage Code;
North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS);
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR);
System for Award Management (SAM);
Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS);
Identifying Business Opportunities: FedBizOpps

Contact Info: Elke Mosholder | PH: (575) 439-3666 | E-mail: elke.mosholder@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
04/23/2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe SBDC
6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe
$0.00

Federal Government Accounting Practices–Santa Fe

In this day-long informative seminar, business owners are introduced to the methods and processes of government contract accounting plus an understanding of what your accountant should know. Topics include: How to set up a government compliant accounting system; how to set up government rates; allowable and unallowable costs; types of government audits and how to survive one; using the web to win more contracts and understand the rules.

Contact Info: Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz | PH: (505) 428-1343 | E-mail: julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
04/24/2014
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola SBDC
1027 N Railroad Ave, Espanola
$0.00

Successfully Marketing Your Business to Government Series Session 1 – Espanola

Note New Date: Marketing is the only way to win contracts and depends on your ability to sell your company’s products and services. This is session one of a two-day, highly interactive workshop providing information on who you need to market to; building relationships with government agencies, etc. . This session focuses on marketing and sales basics, identifying your company’ strengths and your competition. Part 2 is scheduled for the following week.

Contact Info: Elaine Palin | PH: (505) 428-1850 | E-mail: elaine.palin@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
04/29/2014
8:30 am – 3:00 PM (both days)
Quality Center for Business
San Juan College
5101 College Blvd, Farmington
$0.00

Successfully Marketing Your Business to the Government — Farmington

Marketing is the only way to win contracts and depends on your ability to sell your company’s products and services. This two-day, highly interactive (and free) workshop provides what you need to market to and build relationships with government agencies. Included is marketing and sales basics; networking for government opportunities; defining your company’s unique capabilities; identifying potential customers; assessing your competitor’s; market research and developing contracting opportunities. A textbook, workbook and presentation materials furnish you with lasting tools and information. NOTE: DATE CHANGE.

Contact Info: Elaine Palin | PH: (505) 428-1850 | E-mail: elaine.palin@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
05/01/2014
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola SBDC
1027 N Railroad Ave, Espanola
$0.00

Successfully Marketing Your Business to Government Session 2 – Espanola

Marketing is the only way to win contracts and depends on your ability to sell your company’s products and services. This second session (and free) workshop provides what you need to market to and build relationships with government agencies. Included is identifying potential customers; market research and developing contracting opportunities. A textbook, workbook and presentation materials furnish you with lasting tools and information.

Contact Info: Elaine Palin | PH: (505) 428-1850 | E-mail: elaine.palin@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
05/14/2014
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola SBDC2
1027 N. Railroad Ave, Espanola
$0.00

Government Contracting Basics for Small Business — Espanola

In this free, fast-paced and informative workshop, business owners are introduced to government contracting. Topics include: • Does the government purchase my particular product or service? • Am I “contract ready?” • What do I need to do to get started in government marketing? • What are the federal certifications? • How will being certified help my business? • What resources are available to me? The workshop will specifically describe certifications and program benefits for: 8(a),Women-owned Small Businesses; State of NM Veterans’ Services & Service Disabled Veterans certifications

Contact Info: Elaine Palin | PH: (505) 428-1850 | E-mail: elaine.palin@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
05/14/2014
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola Small Bus. Development Center
1027 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola
$0.00

System for Award Management (SAM) Training — Espanola

Interested in registering with the Federal Government for contracting purposes? Confused about the new system that’s replaced CCR, etc? This free and interactive workshop will walk you through the process of registering in SAM including ORCA and a small business profile. Already in CCR? This workshop also shows you how to migrate your information to the new system.

Contact Info: Elaine Palin | PH: (505) 428-1850 | E-mail: elaine.palin@sfcc.edu
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Date
Time
Location
Cost
06/10/2014
8:30 A. M. to 5:00 P. M.
Dona Ana CC Workforce Training Center
2345 Nevada Ave., Las Cruces
$0.00

Successfully Marketing Your Business to the Government-Las Cruces

Course Summary:
Marketing and sales basics
Developing your company’s profile for the government – Should my company sell to the government?
Market research techniques – Who purchases my company’s products/services?
Developing customer profiles – Who should I market to?
Developing competitor profiles
Developing marketing strategies
Next Steps

Contact Info: Elke Mosholder | PH: (575) 439-3666 | E-mail: elke.mosholder@sfcc.edu
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