Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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We are in a transition period between virtual and in-person events as we adjust to a world learning to live with COVID-19.  This month, we offer a brief discussion of marketing tips for both virtual and in-person events to help you succeed in the government marketplace during this transition. ... more

Posted On: April 29, 2022

Earth Day was the initiative of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1969. The initiative worked towards changing the public attitude by highlighting the issue of environmental responsibility. Earth Day became official on April 22, 1970 and continues to be celebrated 52 years later.

Posted On: March 25, 2022

As construction contractors we often find ourselves overwhelmed with rules and regulations regarding our daily Jobsite operations.

Posted On: March 25, 2022

On April 4, 2022, the federal government will stop using Dun & Bradstreet's Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and start using the System for Award Management's (SAM) Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs). Entities will no longer have to go to a third-party... more

Posted On: February 28, 2022

Finding contracting opportunities is the first step. Whether it is federal, state, or local agency procurement, you will be faced with a decision to participate or not. It’s a common challenge facing small business owners.

Posted On: February 09, 2022

One of the most common complaints we hear from small construction companies is: “I just don’t know where to find any public works projects to bid on."  It is a valid concern but one that can be addressed.

Posted On: January 11, 2022

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the past couple of years (which were tumultuous for many) and into 2022! This is a great time to pat yourself on the back for how far you’ve come, or maybe for just getting started.

Posted On: January 11, 2022

Program Assistant

This is not a state position

Posted On: November 23, 2021

Micro-Purchase Awards & Simplified Acquisitions

Posted On: October 28, 2021

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.

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