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  • DoD Small Business Government Contractor Support COVID-19 Contingency Store Aug 3 2020By Pamela Racer (PTAC Advisor at Western Carolina University) Are you a small business working with the Department of Defense (DoD) and need a place to buy PPE for your company? The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has created a new small business marketplace within FedMall allowing DoD Small Business Contractors to exclusively browse and shop for ... Read more >>
  • Federal Agencies expected to spend almost $200B on acquisition in Q4 2020; Are you ready? Aug 3 2020By Pamela Racer (PTAC at Western Carolina University) Hold on tight!! The federal fourth quarter is here; the money is flowing and it’s going to be a busy 10 weeks for many contracting officers and vendors. There are more than 98,000 active procurements on beta.sam.gov and an unknown number of thousands of task orders under the ... Read more >>
  • Financing Seminar: Show me the money Aug 3 2020Join us for an engaging and educational discussion on what a business needs to know before they apply for financing.  Learn what is needed for a successful application, why the information is needed, and advice and tips from small business owners that have firsthand experience and understand the frustrations from a business owner’s viewpoint.  The ... Read more >>
  • Doing Business with Government Entities Aug 3 2020Panelists: Julia Faircloth (CFPUA), Antoine Glasper (UNCW), James Chestnut (PTAC) This event will be a virtual panel discussion with Procurement and Finance professionals from UNCW, New Hanover County Government, Cape Fear Public Utility, and PTAC.  Panelists will discuss topics such as registering as a vendor, purchase orders, government contracts, conflict resolution, and address some frequently asked ... Read more >>
  • Digital Marketing: Marketing Post COVID-19 Aug 3 2020With the new normal of social distancing in place, people are online more than ever. How do you leverage more traffic to social networks, more orders online, and thousands of hours of video being watched on the internet every day? Learn the top digital marketing strategies that will help your business grow during the COVID-19 ... Read more >>