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4 Key Activities of Government Contracting.

Are you planning to conduct business with the government? Here are 4 key execution steps you will need to complete as part of the initial government contracting process.  DUNS Number: DUNS stands for Data Universal Numbering System, and it is a unique nine-digit numerical identifier that is assigned to a single business entity. Apply for this number at This number is associated with your business credit profile and is needed to […]

PTAC: New Office to Help Companies do Business With the Government

PTAC Specialist Lisa Haggerty has new digs! She will be housed in a much more efficent office within the Small Business Development Center at UNF. Now might be a good time to describe what PTAC does and highlight some of the workshops offered to businesses in our community.The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), provides free counseling […]

Learn how to do business with the government!

Special Event Government Contracting 101-Monthly Lunch & Learns Monthly Lunch & Learns What are the potential benefits of doing business with the government? The objectives of this lunch and learn is to understand how the government buys goods and services; how to become certified and registered on the federal, state and local levels; finding government […]

Moving to the Next Level in Federal Contracting Forum

The 2010 Federal Contracting Forum provides an opportunity to learn the secrets of winning government contracts and successful federal contracting best practices from the experts. Forum speakers include: Linda Oliver – Director of Small Business Programs, Department of Defense Karen Hontz- SBA Director of Government Contracting Tracey Pinson – Director of Army Small Business Programs […]

Florida Small Businesses Not Getting the Contracts They Deserve?

U.S. contracts in Florida were not going to small businesses as originally believed. There has been legislation in place for some time that expressed a small business preference that lets small businesses have about 23% of the procurement pie versus mega corporations. According to a Miami Herald article, Dell Computer, General Electric and Boeing, along […]

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