PTAC Hosts Free Seminar November 1

Genesee Regional PTAC(FLINT, MICHIGAN) Considering diversifying your revenue stream through government contracting?  Explore the possibilities for your business by attending the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement Technical Assistance Center’s (PTAC) Selling your Products or Services to the Government workshop.  The workshop takes place on Thursday, November 1 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.

Dustin Frigy, Director of PTAC for the Regional Chamber says government contracting can provide an opportunity to diversify your business.

“Businesses looking to grow should definitely consider government contracting,” said Frigy. “There is an incredible opportunity to tap into the $500 billion government contracting market.  There are many opportunities for businesses large and small to work with local, state and federal government departments.  If you come to the seminar on November 1, we will teach you the nuts and bolts of government contracting, so that you can explore the possibilities for your business.”

Attendees also will learn about the services and support the Regional Chamber PTAC has available to help with the contracting process. The workshop will benefit management and employees who currently support or have an interest in facilitating government contracting within their companies.

The seminar focuses on the following topics:

  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Types of Solicitations
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Laws and Regulations
  • How to Request a Post-Submission Debriefing
  • What Products and Services does the State of Michigan buy?
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • How to Obtain Bid Information

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required. The Regional Chamber is located at 519 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint.

To register call Chelsea Schutz at (810) 600-1437 or email ptac@flintandgenesee.org.

About the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (www.flintandgenesee.org) is the voice of business and community advocacy in Genesee County. The Regional Chamber is over 100 years old, was established before the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Two words describe the Regional Chamber as it enters its second century of service: collaboration and partnership. It is our goal to work with government, business, education and nonprofit organizations to support the growth and development of the community economically, culturally and socially.