April 19, 2019 – Northeast Ohio PTAC will host Open Your Doors to More Business at Lakeland Community College – Holden Center. Learn about free services available to help your business grow from a variety of state, federal and local agencies to help your business grow. All agencies will be in one location for your convenience to assist you in your efforts. To register, click here.


May 9, 2019 – The Ohio University PTAC will host a Webinar – Doing Business with Franklin County. The government marketplace can be challenging for businesses to break into. County governments are often good places to get started as the size and scope of contracts are often smaller than state and federal contracts.

This webinar training will focus on the process of getting started in doing business with Franklin County. Find out about certifications, procurement opportunities, small business loans and local sources of information. To register, click here.


May 21, 2019 – The Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Procurement Technical Assistance Centers are hosting a Cybersecurity-Compliance Workshop. The workshop will cover everything you need to know to be cybersecurity-compliant and resources available to assist your business. For more information, contact Aaron Patrick at (614) 466-0398. To register, click here.


May 21, 2019 – Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency and partners are hosting Foundations for Success in Transportation Contracting. Many small businesses lack a clear understanding of different processes unique to government contracting and face difficulties in accessing bonding and financing to grow their business. In this session, business will hear from Tommie Lewis, President and CEO of Make it Plain Consulting to learn about marketing your business and perfection your pitch. To register, click here.


June 5, 2019 – The Office of Small Business Programs will be hosting a virtual webinar on Doing Business with DLA. The purpose of this webinar is to educate small businesses about the DLA mission and operations; the DLA small business program; the various DLA commands and what they buy; the Procurement Technical Assistant Centers (PTAC) and the support they provide; and how to contact DLA for a more in-depth discussion. To register, contact Alandra.Jones@dla.mil.


July 17, 2019 – The Office of Small Business Programs will be hosting a virtual webinar on Doing Business with DLA. The purpose of this webinar is to educate small businesses about the DLA mission and operations; the DLA small business program; the various DLA commands and what they buy; the Procurement Technical Assistant Centers (PTAC) and the support they provide; and how to contact DLA for a more in-depth discussion. To register, contact Alandra.Jones@dla.mil.

2019 Ohio Business Matchmaker Webinars

Click here for all 2019 Pre-Matchmaker Webinars.


April 2, 2019“Doing Business with the State of Ohio” You will learn how to get started with earning contracts with the state. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.


April 4, 2019“Doing Business with Franklin County” You will learn about the goods and services that the county buys and how to get started. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.


April 9, 2019“Doing Business with the National Guard” You will learn how to get started selling your goods and services to the Guard. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.


April 11, 2019“Doing Business with the City of Columbus” You will learn the types of products and services the city buys and how to get started. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.


April 16, 2019“Doing Business with the Columbus/Dayton Airport” You will learn about the goods and services the airports buys from small businesses. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.


April 18, 2019“SBIR/STTR Funding, Tech Center, AFRL” Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer require eligible government agencies to set aside some of their budget so that small businesses can engage in research and development that can lead to technology commercialization. This webinar will involve the Air Force Research Laboratory at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Click here to register or watch the recorded webinar.