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PTAC Procurement Symposium

The 2017 PTAC Procurement Symposium   “BUSINESS SOARING”       

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October 11, 2017
South Towne Expo Center
9575 State Street
Sandy, UT 84070  MAP

Symposium Agenda

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
Welcome & Instructions – Hall 5
Chuck Spence, Director Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
Val Hale, Executive Director Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

8:20 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Procurement Opportunities Preview “POP” Session  – Hall 5

POP is a rapid succession selected federal, state and/or local agencies, prime contractors and non-government entities announcing current and upcoming small business vendor, supplier and/or contracting opportunities.

9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Business Matchmaking Breakout Session with individual 15 minute appointment(s) with Buyers. – Hall 5
Registered attendees will receive an e-invitation to select from a list of Buyers.

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Breakout Session I
Room 300-A. State of Utah Purchasing: Using SciQuest (interactive, bring your laptop or other device)
Zac Christensen, JD, Utah Division of Purchasing
Room 300-B. Salt Lake City Airport Expansion Opportunities
Raymond Christy, Senior Planner-Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Coordinator, Salt Lake City Dept. of Airports
Gary Ralls, Project Manager, Austin Okland Joint Venture
Brad Wolfe, Salt Lake City Department of Airports Concessions Manager
Cole Hobbs, Salt Lake City Department of Airports Contracts and Purchasing Manager
Room 300-C. Teaming and Joint Venture Agreements
Steven Koprince, JD, Managing Partner, Koprince Law LLC, Founder of SmallGovCon
Room 300-D. Cybersecurity Compliance with Opsis Technologies Group
Vic Berger, Founder of Opsis Technologies
Reverse Tradeshow/Networking

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break – Hall 5

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout Session II
Room 300-A. State of Utah Purchasing: Using SciQuest (interactive, bring your laptop or other device)
Zac Christensen, JD, Utah Division of Purchasing
Room 300-B. Salt Lake City Airport Expansion Opportunities
Raymond Christy, Senior Planner-Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Coordinator, Salt Lake City Dept. of Airports
Gary Ralls, Project Manager, Austin Okland Joint Venture
Brad Wolfe, Salt Lake City Department of Airports Concessions Manager
Cole Hobbs, Salt Lake City Department of Airports Contracts and Purchasing Manager
Room 300-C. Win More Business with an Optimized SBA Profile
Carroll Bernard, Co-Founder, Govology
Room 300-D. Utah Department of Transportation: Opportunities on the Road
Stacy Frandsen, Contracts, Compliance & Certification Manager, UDOT
Reverse Tradeshow/Networking – Hall 5

11:45.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Networking Break – Hall 5

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunchtime Panel Presentation – Hall 5
Listen and learn from PTAC client businesses as they discuss and answer your questions in an interactive forum.   Panelists include:
Design-To-Print, Stefanie Bevans
Trinity of Utah, ClaraJo Sterner
Veterans Trading Co. John Pierce
Wynsor, Lea Ann Rodriquez
Owners of these successful small business will share tips and and tell what they’ve learned along the way.  This is your opportunity to ask about the value of socio-economic designations and what these successful business owners would do differently if they had it to do again.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking and Conclusion – Hall 5

Scroll below to explore past symposiums.


11th Annual PTAC Procurement Symposium (2016)

“Half a TRILLION DOLLARS: Too Big To Ignore”

The 11th annual Symposium was a VENDOR FAIR facilitating bringing together Utah businesses with large prime contractors and multiple state and federal agencies.  Held October 20, 2016 at the Provo Marriott in Provo, UT.  Participating Vendors included:
1) Triumph Gear Systems
2) BAE Systems
3) Honeywell International
4) Lockheed Martin
5) The Boeing Company
6) L-3 Communications
7) Orbital ATK
8) Northrop Grumman
9) Ogden Air Logistics Complex (OALC)(309th Maintenance Group)
10) 309th Software Maintenance Group
11) 309th Software Maintenance Group
12) Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
13) U.S. Dept. of Transportation
14) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
15) UAS-Rapid Integration Acceptance Center (UAS-RIAC)
16) MICC Dugway Proving Ground
17) U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
18) Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
19) Bureau of Reclamation
20) Government Services Administration (GSA)  Public Building Service
21) 748th Supply Chain Management Group
22) SCORE
23) World Trade Center Utah
24) Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund
25) Women’s Business Center
26) Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
27) Impact Utah
28) USTAR
29) Utah Dept. of Veterans and Military Affairs
30) Utah Dept. of Work Force Services
31) Small Business Development Center
32) U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
33) HAFB Small Business Office
34) U.S. Dept. of Labor Wage & Hour Divison
35) Logistic Specialties Inc. (LSI)
36) Holland & Hart LLP
37) Davis Applied Technology Center (DATC)
38) Utah Valley University
39) University of Utah Purchasing Dept.
40) State of Utah Division of Purchasing & General Services
41) University of Utah
42) Utah Transit Authority (UTA)
43) Utah Dept. of Transportation (UDOT)
44) Governor’s Office of Economic Development
45) Utah PTAC
46) Utah National Guard
47) Manufacturers Extension Partnership/Utah Manufacturers Association

Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Registration Opens
8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions: Chuck Spence
Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Meet with Vendors, Reverse Tradeshow/Networking


10th Annual PTAC Procurement Symposium (2015)

Tuesday October 20, 2015

“LOOKING BACK, LOOKING AHEAD: Celebrating 10 Years of Success”

$2.96B Reasons To Attend: In the last 10 years, PTAC has assisted Utah businesses in obtaining $2.96 billion in government contracts. And they can help you.

2015 EXHIBITORS

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions: Chuck Spence
Deputy Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Morning Presentations (Video)
Featured Speaker: Lt. Governor Spencer Cox
Keynote Speaker: Steve Koprince
Managing Partner, Koprince Law

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Reverse Tradeshow/Networking

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
Government Contracting 101: Leveraging Your Small Business Capabilities for Government Contracting
Doing Business with The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
All Aboard! Next Stop, Contractville – Transit and Highway Construction Coming
Finding Contracting Opportunities

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Networking Break

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunchtime Presentation (Video)
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Grimes
CEO of CFO Leasing, Inc.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking and Conclusion


9th Annual Utah PTAC Procurement Symposium (2014)

Thursday October 23, 2014

PTAC Day of Program

PTAC Day of Photos

2014 Exhibitors

Featured Presenter: Video, Presentation
Joshua Frank
Principal & Founder RSM Federal

1st Breakout Session
PTAC Contracting 101
VETS Verification
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Part 1
Small Business Administration (SBA) Part 1

Lunch Presentation Video 
Keynote Speaker: Governor Gary R. Herbert
Governor – State of Utah

Lunch Presentation Video 
Featured Speakers: Karen Gunn 
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business, Kaddas Enterprises

2nd Breakout Session
Roadmap to Success (Panel, no powerpoint)
Utah Transit Authority (UTA)
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Part 2
Small Business Administration (SBA) Part 2


8th Annual Utah PTAC Procurement Symposium (2013)

BUSINESS – TO – BUSINESS TEAMING TO WIN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Tuesday October 22, 2013

South Towne Exposition Center

9575 S State Street

Sandy, UT 84070

View 2013 Exhibitors that attended

View the 2013 Program

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Welcoming and Opening Remarks: Fred G. Lange
Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

8:10 AM – 8:30 AM
Featured Speaker: Gary R. Herbert
Governor, State of Utah

8:40 AM – 9:00 AM
Keynote Speaker: Scott Anderson
President and CEO, Zions Bank
View the Recording – Part 1
View the Recording – Part 2

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Vendor Fair & Networking

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
1st Breakout Session

11:00AM – 11:45 AM
2nd Breakout Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Presentation: Karen Gunn
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
View the Recording

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
3rd Breakout Session

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Vendor Fair & Networking

Please check back for updates and details

If you want to be an exhibitor in a booth please contact:
Cory Holley 801-863-8713 cholley@utah.gov