Calendar of Trainings & Events
Once your business lands in New Hampshire, ongoing training is critical to stay up to date on the latest procurement practices and opportunities. Events and trainings give businesses the opportunity to ask questions and forge new connections in the world of government contracting.
New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers special events and training programs on contracting-related topics. Training sessions are tailored to meet the needs of clients. If specific areas of training are needed, contact NH PTAC
NH PTAC, along with NH Small Business Administration
and the NH Small Business Development Center
co-host the NH Small Business Matchmaker
event annually, providing companies with opportunities to meet face-to-face with small business specialists from government agencies and with small business liaison officers (SBLOs) from prime contractors.
All NH PTAC
Workshops are held from Noon to 1pm EST unless otherwise noted. Selecting the title will bring you to the registration page.
Introduction to WAWF/PIEE
Wednesday, December 7
12:00PM – 1:00PM
WAWF (Wide Area Workflow) is a secure, Web-based system for electronic invoicing, receipt, and acceptance. WAWF allows government vendors to submit and track invoices and receipt/acceptance documents over the Web and allows government personnel to process those invoices in a real-time, paperless environment. This workshop will cover the registration process and requirements as well as the invoicing process and other functions available to vendors.
Contact NH PTAC for the Free Code
December 5 - Intervention in Federal Bid Protests: Defending Your Contract Award - Maria Panichelli, McCarter & English.
December 7 - Breaking Down Federal Solicitations - Carroll Bernard, Govology.
December 8 - 2022 Government Contracts Year-End Review - Shane McCall, Koprince McCall Pottroff LLC and Steven Koprince, Govology.
NH SBA (Small Business Administration) Events
and SBA Resource Partners offer many other webinars and events. For a complete listing, click here
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY'S (DLA) EVENTS
Find upcoming opportunities to work with DLA through DLA's Small Business Outreach Calendar.
DLA offers several programs to promote corporate communications, business development and customer/industry support. Click here for more information.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, OFFICE OF SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS EVENT CALENDAR
Every third Wednesday of the month, Challenge.GOV will host their Innovators’ Hour
. Hear the latest on federal prize competitions, tips on how to apply, and important features of the Challenge.Gov
platform. Register here
Have you heard of Army xTech? Army xTech manages the US Army prize competitions
to award and accelerate innovative technology solutions that can help solve Army challenges. Apply for two new xTech competitions here
Did you know the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs initiated Project Spectrum
as a comprehensive platform to provide the tools and training needed to increase cybersecurity awareness and maintain compliance in accordance with DoD contracting requirements? Project Spectrum provides businesses and institutions with the most up-to-date cybersecurity compliance and policy best practices. The platform educates users on relevant topics that affect business risk management. Check your CMMC Compliance Level here
Air Force and Space Force CISO's Blue Cyber
: Every Tuesday, a small business cybersecurity and information protection Ask-Me-Anything with Kelley Kiernan - Office of the Air Force and Space Force Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Register here
Are you the next big Small Business Week
winner? SBA is now accepting nominations for: Small Business Person of the Year, Exporter of the Year, Prime Contractor of the Year, Subcontractor of the Year and more! Submit your nominations by December 18th here
On October 19, The Small Business Administration announced a proposal to revise the regulations for the Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) program
to significantly reduce barriers to program participation for new SBIC fund managers and funds investing in underserved communities and geographies, capital-intensive investments, and technologies critical to national security and economic development. The proposed rule was placed on public inspection and made available in the Federal Register.
Comments are due Dec. 19, 2022
, and proposed reforms are planned to take effect with a final rule to be published in the coming New Year.
November 29, 2pm: 5 W’s of Bid Protests: The Who, What, When, Where, and Why by: Katherine B. Burrows, Eric Valle
This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense. We are also funded by the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, and we operate as a program within the Division of Economic Development.
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