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We work with all levels of businesses – from those working towards their first contract to experienced government contractors.
Introduction to Government Contracting
Funding And Selling Innovative Solutions to Government Agencies
Suspensions, Debarment and Related Ethical Issues for Federal Contractors
How the SBIR & STTR Programs Can Benefit Small Innovative Companies (2023 Update)
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Alaska APEX offers easy access to our library of on-demand webinars covering many essential topics in government contracting, from marketing to certifications to managing contract changes and much more.
Featuring BidMatch, PTAC’s Solicitation Search Tool
Discussing Debriefings Strengthening Proposals through Conversation
SBA Opens Certify Portal for Social Disadvantage Narrative Uploads by Current 8(a) Participants Not Pending 8(a) Award
As we have previously written about in several recent 8(a) articles and updates, which can all be found on our 8(a) landing page here, SBA had previously told all 8(a) participants not pending an 8(a) award to “sit tight” and wait …
Alaska PTAC Transitions to an APEX Accelerator
It’s official! On September 15, 2023, the Alaska PTAC has rebranded under the name of Alaska APEX Accelerator. The program shifted administration from Defense Logistics Agency to the DOD Office of Small Business Programs and with that shift came a …
SBA Releases Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda: The Economic Impact on Small Business Government Contractors
On July 27, 2023, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released its Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda (Agenda) summarizing nine current and projected rulemakings. Notably, the SBA identified these rules as likely to have a significant economic impact on a large number of small businesses in …
SBA to Require Individually-Owned 8(a) Firms to Support Social Disadvantage Prior to 8(a) Award Approval
On July 19, 2023, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee declared that the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) rebuttable presumption of social disadvantage violated the equal protection rights of a government contractor and prohibited SBA’s use of …
DHS Regular Vendor Outreach Session with Small Business Specialists and Prime Contractors
Each fiscal year (FY) the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), as part of the Small Business Outreach Program, conducts ten sessions of 15-minute pre-arranged virtual meetings with small businesses. These Vendor …
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The Alaska APEX Accelerator
The Alaska APEX Accelerator provides procurement training, counseling, and solicitation support throughout the state, and helps Alaskan businesses keep informed of government contracting opportunities through our Bid Match program.
Our staff possess diverse backgrounds in government procurement at the federal, state, and local level, and regularly participate in training activities to further their professional development. This helps us keep pace with the ongoing changes in policies and procedures that impact the acquisition marketplace.
How the Alaska APEX Accelerator Helps Businesses
- Free services provided throughout the state
- Identify and explain contracting opportunities at federal, state and local government levels
- Advise businesses how to apply for small business certifications such as woman-owned and veteran-owned
- Ongoing workshops, webinars, trainings and match-making events
- Confidential one-on-one technical assistance