LJSBD Offers Businesses Assistance for Government Contracting

The La Junta Small Business Development Center will offer a FREE workshop on government contracting Feb. 27, 2013. The workshop presenters will be Mr. Ken Knapp, executive director, and Mr. Bob Brown, counselor of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Colorado Springs.

The Colorado PTAC is a non-profit corporation with professional counselors who educate and assist any Colorado business that wants to do business with any level of government (federal, state, county, city, etc.). Colorado PTAC counselors have more than 30 years of experience and certifications in government contracting. Their services are free and include market research, marketing to the government, registrations, finding opportunities, replying to proposals, teaming with other businesses and prime as well as sub-contracting. PTAC has helped more than 3,000 Colorado businesses win over $1.75 billion of awards in three years of operation.

The workshop will be from 1:30 – 3 p.m. with one-on-one counseling time available from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Trustee’s Building Room 114 at Lamar Community College, 2401 South Main Street in Lamar. Any attendee who wants to register for one-on-one counseling at the event, should register at www.coloradoptac.org or call (719) 434-3470 in advance.

While there is no cost to attend, seating is limited, so please call Bill Dutro, director of the Small Business Development Center at (719) 384-6959 to reserve a seat.

The La Junta SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Otero Junior College. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or Otero Junior College.


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Sue Samaniego
Director of Communications and Public Relations
Otero Junior College
Macdonald Hall Room 100
1802 Colorado Avenue  |  La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 384-6821

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