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Marketing Your Business to Federal Buyers

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Ashley Coronado

by Ashley Coronado, Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce PTAC

Your business is registered in all the right places (SAM, DSBS, FBO) and set-up for government contracting – now what?  Relationship-building is key, especially if your products or services tend to fall under $25,000, as those opportunities may not be publicly posted.  Developing marketing materials that speak the language of federal government contracting can be a daunting task, but with the help of the Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), you can receive no-cost guidance to put you on the right track to success. Read more

There are eight locations across Washington State assisting small businesses with marketing to the government, solicitations, drawings, and other areas relating to selling to the government.

Nationally, there are over 90 PTACs with over 400 counselors. This nationwide network of dedicated procurement professionals works to ensure businesses can find, bid and win state, federal and local government contracts. To identify PTACs in other states, please visit: www.aptac-us.org