Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

News and Announcements

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a challenge in both our personal and our professional settings. The government marketplace has made significant adjustments, from shifting purchasing priorities and thresholds to modifying requirements and communication methods.

Posted On: April 27, 2020

Cyber-attacks disrupt business operations and put intellectual property and sensitive financial and strategic information at risk. In a 2018 report, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) estimated that malicious cyber activity costed the U.S.

Posted On: March 27, 2020

The COVID-19 virus is dominating the news and our personal and professional lives in a significant way.

Posted On: March 16, 2020

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) around the nation are beginning to receive requests for assistance from contractors with government contracts as a direct result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Posted On: March 16, 2020

You worked hard to build your company, and went into government contracting because you want to build a legacy for your family. You don’t want to end up in the news as being the contractor who sold a toilet seat to the government for $1,000.

Posted On: February 27, 2020

Job Posting Canceled.

Sorry for the inconvenience!

Posted On: February 16, 2020

When the government is an intended source of sales revenue for your business, it is important to prioritize building solid relationships.  One common marketing method is to attend Business Matchmaking events.  Matchmaking typically offers the vendor 10 minutes to sit with an advocate or buyer to... more

Posted On: January 28, 2020

New Years is a time to reflect on the past and plan for the future. There are many challenges small businesses face to survive in today’s economy but with the help of the DBE Supportive Services team we have come up with a list of tips to help you better position your business in 2020.

Posted On: January 03, 2020

In the federal government procurement system, products and services are classified using several different coding systems. Becoming familiar with these codes will help you select the correct ones to classify and represent your business to the government.

Posted On: December 31, 2019

Potential contractors with the Federal Government are held responsible to all the clauses that are included in the solicitation document as either “Incorporated by Reference (IBR)” or “Full Text (FT)”.

Posted On: November 22, 2019

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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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