Mar
28
Thu
2019
Doing Business with the General Services Administration (GSA) Lunch and Learn @ Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

No more registrations will be taken at this time.

Apr
2
Tue
2019
SBA HUBZone Hands-on Registrations @ Hamilton-South Caddo Library Computer Lab
Apr 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

SBA HUBZone Hands-on Registrations

*Must be registered and active in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to arrival*

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019            1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Hamilton-South Caddo Library Computer Lab

2111 W. Bert Kouns Ind Loop, Shreveport LA

Cost is FREE

Apr
3
Wed
2019
SBA 8(a) and/or Woman-owned Business Hands-on Registrations @ Hamilton-South Caddo Library Computer Lab
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SBA 8(a) and/or Woman-owned Business Hands-on Registrations

*Must be registered and active in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to arrival*

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019            9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hamilton-South Caddo Library

2111 W. Bert Kouns Ind Loop, Shreveport LA

Cost is FREE

Apr
10
Wed
2019
Responding Successfully to Request for Proposals (RFPs) @ Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Responding Successfully to Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Topics include: Government buying procedures, subcontracting, multiple award schedules, understanding common types of solicitations and standard forms, preparation, proposal response, and negotiations

Wednesday, April 10, 2019   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

400 Edwards St, Shreveport LA 71101

Cost is FREE

 

 

Hosted by the NW LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

Ruston, La: Responding Successfully to Request for Proposals (RFPs) @ Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Government buying procedures, subcontracting, multiple award schedules, understanding common types of solicitations and standard forms, preparation, proposal response, and negotiations.

 

 

Hosted by the NW LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Marketing Your Business to Government Agencies @ Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Topics include: Government lingo, acquisition procedures, market research, targeting tips (who, what, when, where, how), marketing materials (capabilities statements, business cards, website, etc.), successful marketing strategies, Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS), and more

 

 

 

Hosted by the NW LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

Apr
25
Thu
2019
Small Business Innovative Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program @ Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Small Business Innovative Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program

*For Research and Development companies/NAICS 541711 and 541712.  The Federal government awards financing for early stage R&D at small tech companies.  Topics: Overview of the program, Phases, award data, considerations, process, pitfalls, and best practices

Thursday, April 25, 2019   9:00am – 11:00 am

Shreveport Chamber Plaza

400 Edwards St, Shreveport LA 71101

Cost is FREE

 

 

Hosted by the NW LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

May
16
Thu
2019
North Louisiana Regional Technology Event @ Academic Success Center at Bossier Parish Community College STEM Building at the National Cyber Research Park
May 16 all-day

SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday May 16, 2019 in Shreveport Bossier

North LA Regional Technology Event

Full-day event focused on Small Business Innovation:
SBIR & STTR Programs, Plus State Based Entrepreneur Offerings

Presented by Louisiana Technology Transfer Office and the SBIR Consortium (SBIRC)
Part of the LA FAST (Federal and State Technology) Program in conjunction with
the U.S. Small Business Administration

 

HOSTED BY:
Academic Success Center at Bossier Parish Community College
STEM Building, at the National Cyber Research Park
6300 Texas St, Bossier City, LA 71111
Corporate Sponsors: Praeses and Radiance Technologies

Workshop portion conducted by BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting
Come learn how your R&D capabilities and innovative ideas can become reality!!
• SBIR-STTR updates
• Intellectual property and SBIR
• Access to federal labs (NASA, etc.)
• Commercialization training
• Proposal preparation
• State resources you can use
• Industry/university partnerships
• Networking

More information coming soon on agenda, registration,etc.

BONUS – Pre-Event Reception
Join us on Wednesday May 15th from 5:30 to 7:30PM
Enjoy food, spirits (cash bar) and quality networking,
thanks to: SBIRC, Praeses, & Radiance Technologies
Location to be announced

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Meet & Greet Event with Area Purchasers @ Shreveport Chamber Plaza
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Reverse Vendor Fair: Opportunity for small businesses to come and visit one-on-one with area purchasing officials from multiple agencies.  To date we have representatives from:

Air Force Global Strike Command

Barksdale AFB 2d Contracting Squadron

Barksdale Exchange (Army & Air Force Exchange Service)

US Small Business Administration

Louisiana Economic Development Set-Aside and Resource Programs

Caddo Parish Purchasing

Caddo Parish Schools Purchasing

City of Shreveport Purchasing

City of Bossier Purchasing

City of Shreveport Fair Share Program

Wieland Construction (sub-contracting opportunities)

 

More to follow.  The www.nwlaptac.org website will be updated as more confirmations come in.  Please make sure to bring business cards and capabilities statements.

Aug
6
Tue
2019
Beginner’s Contracting Workshop @ Shreveport Chamber Plaza
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Topic: Introduction to government contracting, certifications for set-asides, and locating opportunities