Oregon's Procurement Technical Assistance Center

GCAP Participated Training

USACE Walla Walla Industry Day

When: October 16, 2019 from 8am to 4pm

Where: Marcus Whitman Conference Center

Topics to be covered include: SBA Regulatory & Legislative updates; Program & Contracting Processes; Forecast of Upcoming Opportunities; Corps panel discussion; and Break-Out Sessions focused on A&E Services, Construction, Hydropower, Flood Risk-Emergency Response, Navigation, Juvenile Fish Program, Recreation, Environmental and Service contract requirements.

For more information and to register click here.



USACE Portland Industry Day

When: October 30, 2019 from 8am to 3pm

Where: Camp Withycombe 15300 SE Minuteman Way

Both Large and Small Business contractors are invited to attend the event. Plan to join us for:

Updates on the Portland District

Information on current and future Corps of Engineers prime and subcontracting opportunities

Update on the Veterans Administration Hospital

One-on-one networking opportunities with District staff and other attendees

Access small business resources (SBA and PTAC)

Learn more about the Government Purchase Card Program

Formal Breakout Sessions on various acquisition topics such as: source selection tips, construction contract administration, security training and requirements, proposal preparation best practices and the subcontracting program, and other topics as suggested by you!

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14th Annual Reverse Vendor Trade Show

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Where: Salem Convention Center 

Effectively meet your agency's goals; increase competition of your agency's procurement process; provide a one stop shop for the supplier community at large; satisfaction of being able to authentically engage with your supplier community; satisfaction of being able to increase the opportunities for certified M/W / ESB / DBE / SDV businesses; go above and beyond by providing your expertise as a public procurement professional and your participation in this event raises scholarship funds for both OPPA and Columbia Chapter members to professionally grow.

For more information and to register: Vendors click here and Agencies click here


Governor's Marketplace - Tetherrow

When:  October 2, 2019 from 8am to 2pm

Where:  Tetherow, 61240 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend OR 97702

The Governor's Marketplace is hosted by the Governor's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through the Economic and Business Equity program. The purpose of the statewide editions is to bring awareness and education of public contracting opportunities and business resources to communities throughout the state to ensure equitable access. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information and to register click here.


Governor's Marketplace - Klamath Falls

When:  October 24, 2019 from 8am to 2pm

Where:  Klamath Community College, Building 7, Klamath Falls

The Governor's Marketplace is hosted by the Governor's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through the Economic and Business Equity program. The purpose of the statewide editions is to bring awareness and education of public contracting opportunities and business resources to communities throughout the state to ensure equitable access. The event is free and open to the public.

Please click here for more information and to register.


Governor's Marketplace - Astoria

When:  November 6, 2019

Where:  Astoria - TDB


Governor's Marketplace - Milwaukie

When:  December 10, 2019 from 8am to 2pm

Where:  7726 SE Harmony Road (Harmony West Building), Milwaukie

ATTENDEE
This registration is for business owners.

EXHIBITOR
ONLY state agencies, cities, counties and other business resource organizations should register as an Exhibitor.

SPEAKER
This registration is for invited speakers who are not exhibiting. If you are a speaker and an exhibitor, please register as an exhibitor only to ensure a table is reserved.

For more information and to register click here.