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OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

OCTOBER 2019

DLA Packaging Requirements &
First Destination Transportation

WEBINAR – LIVE

22 October 2019
1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092
Room 138

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Macomb Regional PTAC
Defense Logistics Agency

PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS

Packaging Requirements (MIL-STD-2073)
Military Marking (MIL-STD-129)
RFID Tags
Wood Packaging Material (WPM)
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
Lead Free Requirements (E-code)
Commercial Packaging (ASTM D3951)
Reports of Discrepancies

FIRST DESTINATION TRANSPORTATION

FDT NIIN Profile
FDT Overview
Benefits of FDT
Vendor Shipping Module
Recognizing FDT in Award Text
Key Information/Vendor Success

REGISTER ON-LINE

No fee to attend but registration is required!


DLA Interet Bid Board System
201

24 October 2019
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET

PTAC Macomb County

Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092
Room 138

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PRESENTED BY
Macomb Regional PTAC

Building on what was discussed in DIBBS 101 training, we will take a look at other DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) applications such as how to submit a quote on line, find awards, submit post award request, and discuss packaging and shipping.

Prior to attending this training, if you determined your business will need to access technically controlled data packages (drawings), we recommend that you apply for the Joint Certification Program (JCP). If you need assistance with this please contact our office.

TOPICS COVERED

Buy American & Trade Agreement Act
Cyber Compliance and Risk Management for Defense Contractors
Past Performance Informational Retrieval System (PPIRS)

PREREQUISITES

Introduction to Federal Government Contracting – 101
Federal Market Research – 201
DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) – 101

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Far Kenstein
Don’t Let the FAR Scare You

31 October 2019
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET

PTAC Macomb County

Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092
Room 138

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PRESENTED BY
Macomb Regional PTAC

Frankenstein created a monster. The Federal Government created the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

If you are interested in obtaining a better understanding of the FAR, this overview is designed for you. This comprehensive training will describe the basic concepts that every federal contractor should be aware of. You will learn how to navigate the FAR so you may more easily reference it as the need arises. This event covers the FAR, Subchapters (A through H) and FAR clause flow downs.

NO fee to attend but registration required

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NOVEMBER 2019

National Veteran Business Matchmaker & Vets Night Out

Columbus, OH

November 5-6, 2019

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National Veteran Memorial & Museum
300 W Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED BY
National Veteran Business Development Council
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Delta

NETWORKING

Networking between Veteran - Owned and Service Disabled Veteran - Owned Businesses that you have selected to meet with based on your needs.

EDUCATION

Break - Out Corporate Supplier Diversity Panel, a“fireside” chat, and the NVBDC “What is a Veteran” Presentation developed with Microsoft for supplier diversity professionals.

MATCHMAKING

A full day of 1:1 Veteran Business Matchmaking between Veteran - Owned and Service Disabled Veteran - Owned Businesses and your corporation.

Day 1

Training & Education Sessions
Vets Night Out Reception

Day 2

Meeting & Matchmaking

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Discover How to Sell Your Product or Service to the Federal Government

6 November 2019
1:00 – 3:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Clarkston Independence District Library
CIDL
6495 Clarkston Rd.
Clarkston, MI 48346

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U.S. Small Business Administration

Veteran Business Outreach Center
VetBizCentral

We're Here To Help!

Discover How to Sell Your Product or Service to the Federal Government: Free Seminar to be Held at the Clarkston Independence District Library (CIDL) Business Center by Thomas Vargo.

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 for small business win federal government contract awards and large prime subcontract awards INCLUDING....

Disadvantaged
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business
Woman-Owned Businesses

SBA administers several programs and services that assist small businesses in meeting the requirements to receive government contracts, either as prime contractors or subcontractors.

8(a) Business Development Program
SAM
HUBZone Program
SUB-Net

Find out how these programs can help your business.

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CONTACT MIKE:: 810-767-8387 or

NOTE: All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: the Boots to Business team at 202-205-8381 or email .


INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING
101

7 November 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

PTAC Macomb County

Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092

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Macomb Regional PTAC

In fiscal year 2017, the federal governmen purchased approximately $501 billion dollars of goods and services. If you’re interested in diversifying your business into the federal government marketplace, find out what you need to do to get started.

You will learn about the services and continuous support the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has available to help your company with the contracting process.

TOPICS COVERED

Initial Considerations
Getting Registered
Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Programs Certifications
Doing Business with the Federal Government
Finding Opportunities
Contract Regulations & Administration

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Management and key players who will support and facilitate government contracting within your company.

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PREREQUISITE: To register for this training, your company must be located in Macomb County.


Grow Your Existing Business

14 November 2019
1:00 - 4:00 PM ET

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Mott Community College
Event Center
(Inside the Mott Library)

1401 E. Court St.
Flint, MI 48503

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PRESENTED BY
VBOC
VetBizCentral

VetBizCentral is hosting a Grow Your Existing Business Seminar that will focus on providing information and resources for business that are considering growing their businesses utilizing:

Strategic Planning
Working Capital
VOB & SDVOB Certification
Government Contracting
Corporate Contracting
Exporting & International Trade

Meet with resource partners during the break to obtain additional information and assistance to grow Your business

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2019 Federal Small Business
CONFERENCE

20-22 November 2019

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Dallas, TX

PRESENTED BY
Society of American Engineers

ABOUT

The Small Business Conference for the Federal Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facility Maintenance/Management Industry (SBC) brings together federal agencies and businesses operating in the federal marketplace to:

Deliver the most comprehensive and useful market research experience possible for all attendees
Learn of and/or share upcoming contracting opportunities for small businesses
Connect with teaming partners
Support the nation's contracting goals
Engage in above-board networking between private companies and federal program managers and procurement/contracting officers

SPEAKER:

Robb Wong
Associate Administrator
Office of Contracting & Business Development
U.S. Small Business Administration

REGISTER AT S.A.M.E.


Prospecting for Federal Opportunities
301

21 November 2019
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET

PTAC Macomb County

Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092

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PRESENTED BY
Macomb Regional PTAC

Selling to the federal government can provide significant revenues for small businesses, but it can be very time consuming trying to figure out where to find opportunities that match your capabilities. This training will provide you with useful tools on how to search for and identify opportunities that match your capabilities in a more efficient manner.

In this training lab you will access various federal government e-procurement websites, such as Fed Biz Ops (FBO) and experience searching for opportunities by learning how to utilize FBO’s advanced features to your benefit.

You will also learn about other federal agencies e-procurement websites, PTACS BidMatch Services and various contracts, methods and competition types. This training session will review a solicitation and instruct you on how to make that bid, no-bid decision. Also, you will learn about vendor performance evaluations (CPARS and SPRS).

This training will be conducted in a computer lab.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Management and key players who will support and facilitate government contracting within your company.

REGISTER ON-LINE

PREREQUISITE:
Introduction to Federal Government Contracting — 101
Federal Market Research — 201


DECEMBER 2019

How to Market Your Business to the Federal Government
401

12 December 2019
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET

PTAC Macomb County

Macomb Community College
MTEC
7900 Tank Ave.
Warren, MI 48092

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PRESENTED BY
Macomb Regional PTAC

The U.S. Government is the largest buyer of goods and services. Selling to the federal government can be a rewarding experience, but how do you market your goods and services to them? In this training, you will learn how to market your business to the federal government as well as prime contractors.

TOPICS COVERED

Developing Effective Marketing Materials
Resources
Networking and People to Know

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Management and key players who will support and facilitate government contracting within your company.

REGISTER ON-LINE

PREREQUISITE:
Introduction to Federal Government Contracting — 101
Federal Market Research — 201
Prospecting for Federal Opportunities — 301


MARCH 2020

BOOTS TO
BUSINESS | REBOOT

18 March 2019
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Oakland County
One Stop Shop Business Center
L. Brooks Patterson Building 41W

2100 Pontiac Lake Rd.
Waterford MI, 48328

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PRESENTED BY
Veterans Business Outreach Center

VetBizCentral

Oakland County

OWNING A VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit https://sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE

CONTACT ABRON:: 810-767-8387 or

NOTE: All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: the Boots to Business team at 202-205-8381 or email .



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The U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strictest of confidence.

To start the process, please click on the above e-CENTER button to access our electronic Request for Counseling form. After submission, a counselor will contact you shortly.

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OCTOBER 2019

BOOTS TO BUSINESS | REBOOT

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

17-18 October 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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