The GSA Schedules Program: What you Need to Know!

Eric Rettig, Small Business Specialist with GSA Region 8 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will be presenting on the GSA schedules program. Topics covered include: – An overview of the OSDBU, what does and OSDBU do? – Importance of conducting market research prior to getting on the GSA schedule – Required prerequisites … Read more

Virtual Industry Day with Bureau of Reclamation

Join the Billings PTAC for a virtual industry day with the Bureau of Reclamation and learn more about how to do business with this federal agency! Topics covered include: – Overview of BOR: their purpose and mission – How does BOR purchase goods and services? What purchasing vehicles do they use? – What types of … Read more

Virtual Industry Day with the Forest Service

Join the Billings PTAC for a virtual industry day with the Forest Service and learn more about how to do business with this federal agency! Topics covered include: – Overview of the Forest Service: their purpose and mission – How does the Forest Service purchase goods and services? What purchasing vehicles do they use? – … Read more

Don’t Miss Out!!! Current Federal Opportunities!

There are 138 active postings for federal opportunities in the state of Montana.  Some examples include: Notice ID:  1282A721Q4001 Forest Service – 50 Ton Folding Gooseneck Trailer – Offers due Dec 30, 2020   Notice ID:  FA4626-21-Q-0001 Malmstrom Air Force Base – Laundry Services – Offers due Jan 7, 2021   Notice ID: 12805B21Q0039 USDA … Read more

Changes to WOSB Certification Process–Free Webinar

There are big changes ahead for the Woman Owned Small Business Program. If you have self-certified as WOSB or EDWOSB there will be some new requirements starting July 15. Join Patty Cox for a webinar on June 26 to learn the steps to maintain your socioeconomic program participation. We will review: The plan to phase … Read more

Receipts-Based Small Business Size Standards Adjusted for Inflation

Earlier this year, the Small Business Administration (SBA) increased the receipts-based business size standards for 518 industries. These adjustments were made to account for inflation that has occurred since the last adjustment in 2014. The SBA will continue to review size standards every five years, as mandated by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. … Read more

Small Business Size Calculations Changing January 6, 2020

If you maintain your company’s entity registration in the System for Award Management (SAM), you’ve seen the “Size Metrics” page that asks for your company’s average annual receipts and number of employees. Entering accurate information on this page is critical, as it determines whether your company qualifies as a small business in the industries you … Read more