Spring is the Season to Diversify Your Business Through Government Contracting

PTAC Sponsors Free Seminar in Owosso on March 14

Genesee Regional PTAC(FLINT, MICHIGAN, February 29) New growth opportunities are available to local businesses large and small through working with the government.  To explore the possibilities, join the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Shiawassee Chamber of Commerce on March 14 for Selling your Products or Services to the Government from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Owosso.

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

“Working with the government can open new doors for area businesses,” said Frigy. “There are many ways that businesses large and small can work with local, state and federal government departments.  That’s why this seminar is so important.  It provides the information needed to successfully navigate the government maze and reveals exactly what they are looking for from contractors.  Come to the Owosso workshop on March 14 and we will show you how to grow 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. Shiawassee Chamber of Commerce is located at 215 North Water Street in Owosso.

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.

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