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Alaska PTAC

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Alaska PTAC assists Alaska businesses with one-on-one counseling, services, and workshops regarding all aspects of government contracting. Customized client advising works toward maximizing each business' government contracting capability.

 

Advising areas include:

  • Providing training and networking opportunities

  • Assisting with federal registrations and certifications

  • Matching business capabilities to opportunities (award winning Bid Match program)

  • Identifying government buyers and purchasing offices

  • Clarifying contract terms and regulations

  • Assisting with market research

  • Identifying subcontracting opportunities

  • Reviewing nontechnical aspects of bids and proposals

For more information, visit Alaska PTAC.

 

Alaska PTAC staff specialists have backgrounds in government acquisitions and assist businesses in tailoring their business for the government marketplace. 
Alaska PTAC workshops and webinars share valuable information about how to access and use the government contracting system. Ongoing workshops include: Are You Ready for Government Contracting, Government Contracting 101, How to Read and Respond to a Solicitation, How to Research the Government Marketplace, Understanding Simplified Acquisitions, and Overview of Small Business Certifications
Alaska PTAC can provide tools for bid matching and research as well as referrals to help businesses find, evaluate, and bid on potential contracts efficiently and effectively.

Alaska PTAC Client Profiles

 Win C

Win C Contracting

Winnie Cicholsz owns Win C Contracting, a woman and minority-owned business based in Anchorage. Win C contracting provides building cleaning services that include vacuuming offices, buffing floors, shampooing carpets, and general office cleaning. She has successfully added government contracts along with her regular clients. "Federal contracting is overwhelming for a small business like mine and PTAC helped me along the way."
 Work Zone

Work Zone Traffic Control & Maintenance LLC

Trish Early and Cindy Hudgins started their own traffic control company in 2014 by bringing Trish's already established business training and certifying flaggers for road construction industry and Cindy's background in office management to start their own traffic control company. Alaska PTAC specialists provided assistance with obtaining a DUNS number, registering in the SAM database, navigating the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) application process, creating a Statement of Qualifications, and then finally activating a Bid Match profile. They were able to successfully bid for two Department of Transportation contracts and continue to win and manage new government contracts.