Presentation on theme: "Procurement Assistance through. PTAC The PTAC Network was started in 1985 by the Department of Defense to assist small businesses in selling to the government."— Presentation transcript:
PTAC The PTAC Network was started in 1985 by the Department of Defense to assist small businesses in selling to the government. PTAC is a nationwide network with 95 centers. OH PTAC is a technical assistance program funded by the DoD, Ohio Department of Development and various other entities. Services are provided at NO COST! Locally through Lakeland Community College Room 222 in the Engineering Building
PTAC Services PTAC provides assistance with the entire procurement process, including – Bid Matching – Bid Preparation – Website Training – Certification Assistance – Registration Assistance – Capabilities Statements – Just ask!
Capabilities Statement Why have a Capabilities Statement? Serves as your calling card Required by many Government agencies and Primes Proof of qualification Proof of past performance
Capabilities Statement Keep it Simple Use bullet points Short sentences No long narratives Simple language No trade language or jargon Call the document a “Capability Statement” Show branding and logo elements
Capabilities Statement Past Performance List customers for whom you have done similar work Show benefit to the customer Do not list projects not relevant to agency’s needs Include contact information Show you brought the project in on time and at budget
Capabilities Statement Other Key Areas Location Training Exclusives Relationships Experience Quality control
Capabilities Statements Company Data Size of your firm Revenue Number of employees Geographic service area Fiscal responsibility Brief paragraph of company history, longevity is golden List any awards, accolades or notable accomplishments relating to the agency
Capabilities Statement Content Core competencies Past Performance Differentiators Corporate identification Contact information Link to website
Capabilities Statement Format Brief (1 page front and back) Specifically related to target agency Simple graphics Easily sent as a PDF (WORD) Create your branding and logo PTAC has sample copies available for you!
Veteran-Specific Registrations www.vetbiz.gov MUST have – DD214 – Adjudication from VA FCC Agency Goals 3% aside goal 7% goals for the VA
Required Registrations Central Contractor Registration (CCR) – www.ccr.gov www.ccr.gov – DUNS Number – call 1-866-705-5711 Online Representations & Certifications – ORCA https://orca.bpn.gov/https://orca.bpn.gov/ AS OF THE END OF JULY, SAM WILL REPLACE CCR & ORCA Agency-specific Registrations
PTAC Registration Highly recommend that you sign up for FREE PTAC Services Register at: www.lakelandcc.edu/ptac Complete Company Profile We will call you for an Initial Session
Contact Information Northeast Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Center Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Drive, Rm. E222 Kirtland, OH 44094 Phone: Belinda Sheridan 440-525-7739 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Jane Stewart 440-525-7733 E-mail: email@example.com