Cost and Price Realism Determinations in Contract Award Decisions

Date: November 3, 2021

Location:  Registration URL:

Virtual Time: 1:00 pm EDT 

Cost: FREE with Code ~ Contact to get it!

This webinar will compare and contrast cost realism and price realism analyses and describe how they are used in the contract award decision-making process. Upon completion, you will understand when and how cost and price realism analyses are used; know the techniques used to conduct the analyses, and contrast how cost and price realism analyses influence price reasonableness determinations.

Selling to the Federal Government ~ First in a four-part series

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Location: Virtual

Time: 3:00 pm Eastern Time, 2:00 pm Central Time, 1:00 pm Mountain Time

Registration URL: ONABEN Registration

So, you want to do business with the Federal Government. What do you need to know to get started? Why do business with the Federal Government? How do you know you're ready? Where is training and technical assistance available? How do you develop a Plan of Action? How do you grow as a contractor and/or subcontractor?

Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 918 411 2020 - Passcode: 2020

Native Edge Institute – Rapid City, South Dakota

One Day Business Training for All Minority Owned Small Business Owners

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Location: Hybrid Event ~ Rapid City, SD & Virtual

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00pm

MST Registration URL:


Join the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) for a one-day, training event that provides both established and small business owners critical business training. Learn more about 1) Economic resilience opportunities, 2) Access to capital: financing your business, 3) Federal program and procurement coaching, 4) Federal contracting. Read More at: Native Edge Institute Rapid City

Society of American Military Engineers Federal Small Business Conference

Date: November 15-19, 2021

Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

Registration URL: Attendee Registration Form | Small Business Conference (SBC) (

The Small Business Conference for the Federal Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Facility Maintenance/Management Industry brings together federal agencies and businesses operating in the federal marketplace to deliver the most comprehensive and useful market research experience possible for all attendees, learn of and/or share upcoming contracting opportunities for small businesses, connect with teaming partners, support the nation's contracting goals, and engage in above-board networking between private companies and federal program managers and procurement/contracting officers.



How to Prepare for a Virtual Matchmaker

Date: (Two Dates to Choose From) Tuesday, November 16, 2021 or Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Location: Virtual

Time: 02:00pm Eastern Time Nov 16th

Webinar Registration:

Nov 30th Webinar Registration:

An in-person matchmaker is a great opportunity to network and pitch your capabilities to prospective BUYERS from government agencies and prime contractors. A virtual matchmaker means you can now do this from the comfort of your home or office.

The Cattaraugus County PTAC, Monroe County/Finger Lakes PTAC, North Country PTAC, Ignite  NY PTAC, and the National Center American Indian PTAC will present "How to Prepare for a Virtual Matchmaker," to help SELLERS to prepare for this virtual matchmaker. You will learn: What is a virtual matchmaker? How to research BUYERS in preparation for the event? What marketing materials you should have on hand? What do BUYERS look for? How to follow up on the matchmaker which is the key to success?

11th Annual Navajo Nation Business Opportunity Day 2021

Date: December 7, 2021

Location: Virtual Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

“Recovery & Revitalization After COVID” FREE VIRTUAL EVENT – Breakout Sessions and Business Matchmaking Event.

Contact JoAn Notah at for more information.

Tri-State PTAC Mega Matchmaker


Date: December 7-8, 2021

The National Center American Indian Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will be among 12 PTACs from New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania that will sponsor the 2nd annual virtual matchmaker.

In the premiere event, 57 government agencies and prime contractors participated as Buyers in the Matchmaker including contracting officers from several units of the Department of Defense and buyers from prime contractors like Lockheed Martin. The PTACs was an Exhibitor with 31 Resources including the U.S. Small Business Administration met with small business owners from the tri-state area and beyond.

Mark your calendar and watch for details to be released in the coming weeks.

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