May 2022 – Govology webinars: Govology does a great job at staying current. As things change, it hosts relevant and timely webinars to discuss changes in regulations and how they apply to your business. Through our partnership with Govology, you can access these webinars at no cost. Just ask your PTAC counselor for the coupon code and apply it when registering for Govology training.

Contact Your PTAC Counselor for the free or low-cost code.


May 17, 2022 – Government Contracting: Doing business with the Department of Veterans Affairs: Join the U.S. Small Business Administration Northern Ohio District Office and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center to learn more about doing business with the Department of Veterans Affairs. This presentation will include topics such as what is the Veterans Administration, what goods and services it procures, and more. 9-10:30 a.m. May 17. To register, click here.


May 18, 2022 – Looking for Opportunities with Ohio Buys Webinar: Join us for this webinar on the opportunities in the Ohio Buys portal. You will learn how to register as a vendor, how to navigate the system, and how to place bids. The webinar will be led by James Yagodich with the Ohio Department of Administrative Services. 10-11 a.m. May 18. To register, click here.


May 18, 2022 – SCORE/PTAC Webinar: Getting Your Financial House in Order for Government Contracting: The revenue and expense projections you made for your commercial customer base may not be of much help in predicting how your business will perform in the government contracting environment. Join us to get some perspective on how to determine your pricing so you can capture government contracts and still make a profit, as well as how your cash flow may change. We will also identify some rare instances in which the government may audit your accounting system. Noon-1:30 p.m. May 18. To register, click here.


May 18, 2022 – The Subcontracting Entry to Government Contracts: This webinar demonstrates how subcontracting can be an entry to government contracting. 10-11 a.m. May 18. To register, click here.


May 24, 2022 – Opportunities in Contracting: HUD Section 3 and Other Considerations: Join the Southwest Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and its regional partners for a two-hour event that will look at various agencies and aspects of procurement in the Cincinnati/Dayton region. There will be sessions on how to do business with different entities, business development, and a resource panel that includes Dayton, Cincinnati, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Representatives from U.S. Housing and Urban Development, SBA, Ohio Department of Transportation, Cincinnati, Dayton, Minority Business Assistance Center, and more will give updates on doing business and resources for success. If you are a business, PTAC client, or considering becoming one, this event will educate you on multiple aspects of working with different resource providers, agencies, and local government. 10 a.m.-noon May 24. To register, click here.


May 25, 2022 – SCORE/PTAC Webinar: Small Business Panel: In this session, you will learn from those who have mastered government contracting. We will assemble a panel of small business owners who have been successful in federal, state, and local contracting. Find out how they adapted to this marketplace and thrived. Noon-1:30 p.m. May 25. To register, click here.


May 19, 2022 – From the Experts, Cyber Security Resources Available to Small Businesses: Cyber. Cyber. Cyber. Every day re-enforces the need for cybersecurity. From adversarial threats to supply chain uncertainties, cybersecurity has never been more important to both the private and government sectors.  For the Department of Defense (DoD), this importance cannot be understated. Wright Brothers Institute and the Air Force Materiel Command Small Business Programs office (AFMC/SB) is hosting this program. This is an opportunity to directly hear from – and even more importantly, ask questions of – cybersecurity experts from the DoD Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), and Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The event will give you a practical understanding of how to comply with DoD and Air Force cybersecurity requirements as well as a “menu” of DoD and state-level resources available at no cost to small businesses nationwide. This is an in-person and virtual event; confirm at registration. In-person is at the Wright Brothers Institute, 444 E. 2nd St., Dayton, OH 45402. 1-4:30 p.m. May 19. For more information and to register, click here.


June 2022 – Govology webinars: Govology does a great job at staying current. As things change, it hosts relevant and timely webinars to discuss changes in regulations and how they apply to your business. Through our partnership with Govology, you can access these webinars at no cost. Just ask your PTAC counselor for the coupon code and apply it when registering for Govology training.

Contact Your PTAC Counselor for the free or low-cost code.