UPCOMING PROCUREMENT WEBINARS - UPDATED REGULARLY:
Monthly Webinar Log-in Instructions
The following series of webinars are hosted in partnership with MN PTAC, North Dakota and South Dakota PTACs. Webinars typically take place the first Tuesday of every month from 9-10 a.m. Central Time.
1. Please join the ZOOM meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:
2. If you prefer to use phone for audio:
United States (Long distance): +1 (669) 900-6833 or +1 (646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 115-541-475
January 9 – Start Your Contracting Year Off with a Tune-Up!
Kareen Dougherty, SD Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Annually you should review and update your information on federal databases and registrations. This webinar will give you a starting point on checks and updates you can make to make to be sure your information is current and visible to government agencies and prime contractors.
February 5 – Legal Update: Changes Effecting Government Contracting
Tim Connelly, Tim Connelly Law PLLC
Government contracting laws and regulations often do not follow commercial contracting rules, and are constantly changing. This class will focus on contract interpretation developments, recent fraud enforcement cases, and new court decisions and regulations impacting how small business government contractors bid on and perform contracts with government agencies.
MARCH – CONSTRUCTION MONTH
March 5 – Understanding Construction Contracting Vehicles: Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC); Multiple Award Construction Contracts (MACC) and Simplified Acquisition Base Engineering Requirements (SABER)
March 19 – Davis Bacon and Service Contract Act (Wage and Hour) Requirements
March 26 – Understanding Bonding Requirements and the SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program
NORTH DAKOTA PROCUREMENT FAIR
The annual North Dakota Procurement Fair is tentatively set for March 27 in Minot. Mark your calendar and watch for more details to come!
MINNESOTA PROCUREMENT FAIR
The annual Minnesota Procurement Fair will be held Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, MN. Take a look at the event flyer for more details!
STAY SMALL, PLAY LARGE
Leveraging your small business in a big business world!
... WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! THANK YOU TO ALL THAT CAME OUT!
Read the story in the Dickinson Press about the Stay Small, Play Large event. The ND SBDC and ND PTAC advisors were there along with DLN Consulting, Stark Development Corporation, Vision West ND, SCORE, Dickinson State University and the Center for Technology and Business.