Government Contracting Assistance Events & Webinars

GCAP provides a wide range of assistance to businesses not only through one-on-one counseling sessions, but webinars, classes, seminars and events as well. Take a look at the following list of upcoming government procurement / contracting events and webinars.

Upcoming Events

SBA Presents Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training Day 1 – Webinar
04/21/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host an online information session for small businesses on agency operations and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The training will cover the following:

  • Introduction and DCAA Overview — an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about the DCAA Internet resources and presentations that are available.
  • Incurred Cost Submissions — an overview of the requirements for submitting annual incurred cost submissions to the Government. The training will focus on the due date requirements for the annual submission and what constitutes a delinquent submission. Participants will learn about the DCAA Incurred Cost Adequacy review process and the required schedules to be included within the incurred cost submission. The DCAA Incurred Cost Electronically (ICE) model that provides contractors with a standard user-friendly electronic package to assist in preparing timely and adequate incurred cost submissions will be covered as well.

The DCAA audits all U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contracts and provides advisory services to DoD components responsible for acquisition and contract administration.

This webinar is promoted by the SBA’s NC District Office.

LOCATION: Online Webinar. Click here to register. This registration is for day/event 1 of 2.

SBA Presents Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training Day 2 – Webinar
04/22/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host an online information session for small businesses on agency operations and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The training will cover the following:

  • Introduction and DCAA Overview — an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about the DCAA Internet resources and presentations that are available.
  • Monitoring Subcontractors — an overview of what a contractor should know about subcontracting: subcontract selection, subcontracting requirements, and the responsibilities of the prime contractor. The applicable FAR requirements will be discussed as well as the business systems involved with monitoring subcontracts. Participants will learn what information is required to be submitted with the annual incurred cost submission and what the subcontractor will need to provide to the prime.

This webinar is promoted by the SBA’s NC District Office.

LOCATION: Online Webinar. Click here to register. This registration is for day/event 2 of 2.

Marketing to the Federal Government — Capture Management with NC GCAP & SBA
04/27/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP). Come join us to learn about how to identify your federal market based on your firm’s industry and widely available contract data. Also, learn who to reach out to at those agencies to get results.

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) .


Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am EST
Location: Webinar. Click here to register.

Marketing to the Federal Government — Proposal Development with NC GCAP &SBA
04/28/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP). Join us to learn more about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government. The SBA will discuss some of the ways to build a federal bid proposal.

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) .


Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am EST
Location: Webinar. Click here to register.

SBA’s Small Business Certification Programs – Webinar
05/11/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will cover details on eligibility and applying for certification.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities. Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA and GCAP!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

SBA – Contract Bonds & Surety Bond Guarantee Webinar
05/26/2021 (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Limited or no bonding experience? Difficultly qualifying for bonding? Want to increase your bond limits?

Join the SBA Office of Surety Guarantees – Surety Bond Guarantee Program to learn how to obtain contract bonds up to $10 million! This free webinar is hosted by the SBA’s North Carolina District Office and presented by Jennifer Black, Underwriting Marketing Specialist.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 10 – 11AM EST
Access the webinar: Click here to join the meeting.
Conference ID: +1-202-765-1264,,78338610#
Phone Conference ID: 783 386 150#
* Access webinar up to 10 minutes prior to start time. Click or copy/paste access link into browser to attend. Instructions for connecting to audio will be presented on screen.

SBA’s HUBZone Program – Webinar
06/08/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government’s effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities.


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

Preparing an Effective Capability Statement – Webinar
06/10/2021 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Overview of the principal matters that should be included in a capability statement aimed at assisting small businesses that are looking for government contracting solicitations.

This webinar is designed to help companies understand what components should be included on a company’s capability statement. This document is an important tool to help promote a company’s products and/or services and to help with outreach efforts
looking for partnering or subcontracting opportunities. The presenter will discuss the various options companies may consider when putting their capability statements together. Capability statements are almost always required as part of a proposal when
competing for federal contracts and also useful in seeking state and local contracting opportunities.

  •  Is your business eligible for government contracting opportunities?
  • How do you make your business stand out among its competitors?
  • What are some outreach strategies that will help me locate additional contracting opportunities?

To register for this FREE webinar, email Pam Racer at pracer@email.wcu.edu. Pam will share the webinar link with you via email response.

Our Speaker:
Pam Racer, GCAP Counselor, Western Carolina University Office

Federal Proposal Writing Workshop – Webinar
06/17/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) Counselor, Pam Racer, will lead an informative and interactive workshop guaranteed to jump-start your next federal government contracting proposal. You will cover:

·      Identifying contract opportunities that are realistic for you.

·      Understanding how the government describes what it needs.

·      Preparing responsive and effective proposals.

This is a free, interactive workshop led by GCAP Counselor Pam Racer. To register for this webinar, email Pam at pracer@email.wcu.edu. She will reply with the link to join the webinar.

 

SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program – Webinar
07/13/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office for this webinar event as we discuss the 8(a) certification for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and firms, and how to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. This event will cover details on benefits of the certification, eligibility and the application process.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities.

Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

SBA’s HUBZone Program – Webinar
08/10/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government’s effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities.


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

SBA’s Small Business Certification Programs – Webinar
10/12/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will cover details on eligibility and applying for certification.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities. Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA and GCAP!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

SBA’s Small Business Certification Programs – Webinar
11/09/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)


$0.00/attendee | Register »

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will cover details on eligibility and applying for certification.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities. Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA and GCAP!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 

Upcoming Webinars

SBA Presents Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training Day 1 – Webinar
04/21/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host an online information session for small businesses on agency operations and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The training will cover the following:

  • Introduction and DCAA Overview — an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about the DCAA Internet resources and presentations that are available.
  • Incurred Cost Submissions — an overview of the requirements for submitting annual incurred cost submissions to the Government. The training will focus on the due date requirements for the annual submission and what constitutes a delinquent submission. Participants will learn about the DCAA Incurred Cost Adequacy review process and the required schedules to be included within the incurred cost submission. The DCAA Incurred Cost Electronically (ICE) model that provides contractors with a standard user-friendly electronic package to assist in preparing timely and adequate incurred cost submissions will be covered as well.

The DCAA audits all U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contracts and provides advisory services to DoD components responsible for acquisition and contract administration.

This webinar is promoted by the SBA’s NC District Office.

LOCATION: Online Webinar. Click here to register. This registration is for day/event 1 of 2.


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SBA Presents Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training Day 2 – Webinar
04/22/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host an online information session for small businesses on agency operations and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The training will cover the following:

  • Introduction and DCAA Overview — an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about the DCAA Internet resources and presentations that are available.
  • Monitoring Subcontractors — an overview of what a contractor should know about subcontracting: subcontract selection, subcontracting requirements, and the responsibilities of the prime contractor. The applicable FAR requirements will be discussed as well as the business systems involved with monitoring subcontracts. Participants will learn what information is required to be submitted with the annual incurred cost submission and what the subcontractor will need to provide to the prime.

This webinar is promoted by the SBA’s NC District Office.

LOCATION: Online Webinar. Click here to register. This registration is for day/event 2 of 2.


Read More »

Marketing to the Federal Government — Capture Management with NC GCAP & SBA
04/27/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP). Come join us to learn about how to identify your federal market based on your firm’s industry and widely available contract data. Also, learn who to reach out to at those agencies to get results.

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) .


Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am EST
Location: Webinar. Click here to register.


Read More »

Marketing to the Federal Government — Proposal Development with NC GCAP &SBA
04/28/2021 (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP). Join us to learn more about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government. The SBA will discuss some of the ways to build a federal bid proposal.

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration North Carolina District Office and featuring the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) .


Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am EST
Location: Webinar. Click here to register.


Read More »

SBA’s Small Business Certification Programs – Webinar
05/11/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will cover details on eligibility and applying for certification.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities. Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA and GCAP!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 


Read More »

SBA – Contract Bonds & Surety Bond Guarantee Webinar
05/26/2021 (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

Limited or no bonding experience? Difficultly qualifying for bonding? Want to increase your bond limits?

Join the SBA Office of Surety Guarantees – Surety Bond Guarantee Program to learn how to obtain contract bonds up to $10 million! This free webinar is hosted by the SBA’s North Carolina District Office and presented by Jennifer Black, Underwriting Marketing Specialist.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 10 – 11AM EST
Access the webinar: Click here to join the meeting.
Conference ID: +1-202-765-1264,,78338610#
Phone Conference ID: 783 386 150#
* Access webinar up to 10 minutes prior to start time. Click or copy/paste access link into browser to attend. Instructions for connecting to audio will be presented on screen.


Read More »

SBA’s HUBZone Program – Webinar
06/08/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government’s effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities.


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 


Read More »

Preparing an Effective Capability Statement – Webinar
06/10/2021 (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM)

Overview of the principal matters that should be included in a capability statement aimed at assisting small businesses that are looking for government contracting solicitations.

This webinar is designed to help companies understand what components should be included on a company’s capability statement. This document is an important tool to help promote a company’s products and/or services and to help with outreach efforts
looking for partnering or subcontracting opportunities. The presenter will discuss the various options companies may consider when putting their capability statements together. Capability statements are almost always required as part of a proposal when
competing for federal contracts and also useful in seeking state and local contracting opportunities.

  •  Is your business eligible for government contracting opportunities?
  • How do you make your business stand out among its competitors?
  • What are some outreach strategies that will help me locate additional contracting opportunities?

To register for this FREE webinar, email Pam Racer at pracer@email.wcu.edu. Pam will share the webinar link with you via email response.

Our Speaker:
Pam Racer, GCAP Counselor, Western Carolina University Office


Read More »

Federal Proposal Writing Workshop – Webinar
06/17/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) Counselor, Pam Racer, will lead an informative and interactive workshop guaranteed to jump-start your next federal government contracting proposal. You will cover:

·      Identifying contract opportunities that are realistic for you.

·      Understanding how the government describes what it needs.

·      Preparing responsive and effective proposals.

This is a free, interactive workshop led by GCAP Counselor Pam Racer. To register for this webinar, email Pam at pracer@email.wcu.edu. She will reply with the link to join the webinar.

 


Read More »

SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program – Webinar
07/13/2021 (9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office for this webinar event as we discuss the 8(a) certification for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and firms, and how to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. This event will cover details on benefits of the certification, eligibility and the application process.

A representative from the NC SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will also be on hand to profile the services they can offer to help you effectively tap into federal procurement opportunities.

Find out how you can help the federal government meet its annual goal of awarding 23% of its procurement dollars to small businesses with help from the SBA!


FREE webinar – Click here to register.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 9 – 11am EST

 


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