March 2021 – 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 to you. 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.


March 9, 2021 – Introduction to GSA Schedules: This online workshop will cover the basics of GSA Multiple Award Schedules. Topics include: What is a GSA Schedule; Determine if a schedule is a good fit for your business; Where to start the process. 10-11:30 a.m. March 9. To register, click here.


March 12, 2021 – Webinar-Introduction to Selling to the Federal Government: Each year, our government spends billions of dollars in goods and services purchases from private firms. The SBA works to create an environment for maximum participation by small, disadvantaged, and woman-owned businesses in federal government contract awards and large prime subcontract awards. SBA administers several programs and services that assist small businesses in meeting the requirements to receive government contracts, either as prime contractors or subcontractors. These include the 8(a) Business Development Program, SAM, HUBZone Program, and SUB-Net. Find out how these programs can help your business. 10-11:30 a.m. March 12. To register, click here.


March 17, 2021 – The Anatomy of Teaming and Joint Venturing in Federal Government Contracting: The Ohio University Procurement Technical Assistance Center and U.S. Small Business Administration will discuss the multiple facets of teaming on federal government contracts, including when and why to partner and how to create those relationships. Afterward, there will be an in-depth look at the regulatory requirements for teaming and joint venturing and the potential implications they could have on your business. A current mentor/protégé partnership will also join us to discuss their experiences, share how they maintain a healthy mentor/protégé relationship, and offer best practice tips. The webinar is scheduled for 10 a.m.-noon March 17. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. March 12. Webinar instructions will be sent 24 hours before the event. To register, click here.


March 18, 2021 – A CMMC Primer Webinar: This presentation introduces the DoD’s new CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification). You will learn how to navigate the requirement and understand the DoD’s expectations. If you are one of the 221,000-plus suppliers to the DoD, whether big or small, whether prime or subcontractor, if you handle Federal Contract Information (FCI) or Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), you will need to become certified to bid on contracts in 2021. You will receive a path forward on becoming certified and explore why the process will likely take most organizations six months or more to become certified. 10-11:30 a.m. March 18. To register, click here.


March 24, 2021 – Contracting with the State of Ohio: Learn how the state of Ohio does its contracting process and how you can become a supplier and bid on state purchasing opportunities in this webinar. 1:30-3 p.m. March 24. To register, click here.


March 25, 2021 – Opportunities with HUD and More: Opportunities with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and More is the subject of this webinar. 10 a.m.-noon March 25. To register, click here.


April 2021 – 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 to you. 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.


April 8, 2021 – Grow Your Business with Government Contracts – Webinar: Learn how the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership and PTAC can assist you in growing your business with government contracting. Noon-1 p.m. April 8. To register, click here.


April 8, 2021 – PTAC and MAGNET Assistance Programs : Learn how MAGNET and PTAC can assist your business in your government contracting efforts in this webinar. Noon-1 p.m. April 8. To register, click here.


April 9, 2021 – Webinar-Introduction to Selling to the Federal Government: Each year, our government spends billions of dollars in goods and services it purchases from private firms. The SBA works to create an environment for maximum participation by small, disadvantaged, and woman-owned businesses in federal government contract awards and large prime subcontract awards. SBA administers several programs and services that assist small businesses in meeting the requirements to receive government contracts, either as prime contractors or subcontractors. These include the 8(a) Business Development Program, SAM, HUBZone Program, and SUB-Net. Find out how these programs can help your business. 10-11:30 a.m. April 9. To register, click here.


April 22, 2021 – Certification Programs with the State of Ohio: Learn about the business certification programs offered by the state of Ohio in this webinar. Todd McGonigle, EEO Program Manager for the state of Ohio, will give you information on the new Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certification. Richard Brown and Andrea Boyd will give you information on the state of Ohio’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Encouraging Diversity, Growth, and Equity (EDGE) certification programs and the services they provide in helping you through the process. You’ll also learn how PTAC can help you find opportunities to bid on with the state of Ohio and help you prepare your bids. 10-11:30 a.m. April 22. To register, click here.


April 22, 2021 – DFARS and CMMC Levels 1 to 3: Get the latest information along with a Q&A on Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Levels 1 to 3 in this webinar. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 22. To register, click here.


May 20, 2021 – Contracting Opportunities with HUD and Related Agencies: Learn about contracting opportunities with HUD and related organizations in your backyard. This webinar will the discuss types of opportunities, certifications available, registrations required, and more. 10 a.m.-noon May 20. To register, click here.


June 23, 2021 – SBIR/STTR Grants – Funding America’s Small Business Technological Innovations: Learn how SBIR/STTR grants can help fund research and technological innovations to grow your small business. Ohio Aerospace Institute and PTAC will discuss how they can help you through the grant process during this webinar. 1-2:30 p.m. June 23. To register, click here.