HAWAI‘I PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
CENTER (HI-PTAC)
AND FEDERAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY
By Clarita Barretto Hironaka, P...
WHAT IS A PTAC?
Matching Businesses (Suppliers) with Government Agencies (Buyers)
2
BUSINESSES
•Construction Contractor
•W...
PTACs Help Government
By maximizing the number of capable US companies
participating in the government marketplace, PTACs
...
PTACs Help Business
PTAC services generally include:
• Develop marketing strategy
• Identify appropriate government buying...
HI-PTAC Mission
To help small businesses better understand how
to successfully market goods & services to the
government (...
HI-PTAC GOALS
• To help small businesses secure government contracts
and sub-contracts.
• To maximize partnerships between...
HI-PTAC Client Service
Small Business
Owner HIPTAC
Dept of Defense
• Procurement Counseling
• Bid matching
• Bid preparati...
HI-PTAC Assistance
• Small Business
• Small Disadvantaged Business
• Women-owned
• HUBZone
• Service-Disabled Veteran-Owne...
Trend of Federal Contracts Performed in Hawai‘i
10 STEPS TO DO BUSINESS WITH
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
1. REGISTER AS A CLIENT WITH HI-PTAC
Register on Hawaii PTAC web site ...
10 STEPS TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT (Continued)
6. GET YOUR ORCA REGISTRATION
Complete Online Representati...
GETTING STARTED
• Pick-up a HI-PTAC registration form
• Visit our website www.hiptac.org
- To register online
- For schedu...
HI-PTAC Collaborating Partners
13
UH - Honolulu Minority Business Enterprise Center
Empower O‘ahu
UH - School of Law
Hawai...
For more information on the HI-PTAC, contact:
Clarita Barretto Hironaka
Acting HI-PTAC Manager
808-594-1895
claritab@oha.o...
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  1. 1. HAWAI‘I PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER (HI-PTAC) AND FEDERAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY By Clarita Barretto Hironaka, PhD December 12, 2008 1
  2. 2. WHAT IS A PTAC? Matching Businesses (Suppliers) with Government Agencies (Buyers) 2 BUSINESSES •Construction Contractor •Waste Remediation •Food Distributor •Clothing manufacturer •Janitorial Services •Information Technology •Engineering •Training GOVERNMENT AGENCIES •Federal •State •City and County PTAC
  3. 3. PTACs Help Government By maximizing the number of capable US companies participating in the government marketplace, PTACs • Support the military • Support overall national security • Help government agencies meet small business goals. 3
  4. 4. PTACs Help Business PTAC services generally include: • Develop marketing strategy • Identify appropriate government buying offices • Provide bidding opportunities • Provide federal and military specifications • Assist with registration and certification • Assist with bid preparation and completion of bid documents • Provide general procurement counseling 4
  5. 5. HI-PTAC Mission To help small businesses better understand how to successfully market goods & services to the government (at federal, state, and county levels) that can result in job creation, income generation, and business retention in the local economy. 5
  6. 6. HI-PTAC GOALS • To help small businesses secure government contracts and sub-contracts. • To maximize partnerships between eligible small businesses with prime contractors or big businesses. • To build capacity in government contracting through targeted training and one-on-one counseling. • To help drive the local economy by increasing government contracts awarded to Hawai‘i companies. 6
  7. 7. HI-PTAC Client Service Small Business Owner HIPTAC Dept of Defense • Procurement Counseling • Bid matching • Bid preparation assistance • Market research • Registration and Certification • Business networking • Referrals to other assistance activities when appropriate CCR Government Contractor Data Base Training and workshops Assigned Counselor 7
  8. 8. HI-PTAC Assistance • Small Business • Small Disadvantaged Business • Women-owned • HUBZone • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned 8
  9. 9. Trend of Federal Contracts Performed in Hawai‘i
  10. 10. 10 STEPS TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 1. REGISTER AS A CLIENT WITH HI-PTAC Register on Hawaii PTAC web site at www.hiptac.org 2. FIND YOUR NAICS CODES Identify the codes for your products and/or services within North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) online at http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/ 3. GET YOUR DUNS NUMBER AT DUN & BRADSTREET Call Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) at (866) 705-5711 to get your Data Universal Numbering Systems (DUNS) number or register online. 4. REGISTER ON CCR SYSTEM AND GET YOUR (CAGE) CODE Register on DoD Central Contractor Registration (CCR) System at http://www.ccr.gov/ At the end of CCR registration, you will automatically be assigned a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code. 5. CHECK THE US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) Determine if your firm qualifies for 8(a) business development or HUBZone certification. These certifications are detailed at the SBA website at http://www.sba.gov/
  11. 11. 10 STEPS TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Continued) 6. GET YOUR ORCA REGISTRATION Complete Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at ORCA web site, http://www.bpn.gov 7. BEGIN TO SEARCH FOR CURRENT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES Open bidding opportunities and contract awards advertised on "Federal Business Opportunities" at http://www.fbo.gov 8. FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH BOTH THE FEDERAL AND DOD CONTRACTING LEGAL PROCEDURES Find Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) at http://www.arnet.gov/far and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap 9. EXPLORE SUBCONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES (LESS RISK) http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/ 10. DO YOUR RESEARCH AND MARKET YOUR FIRM TO THE RIGHT CONTACTS
  12. 12. GETTING STARTED • Pick-up a HI-PTAC registration form • Visit our website www.hiptac.org - To register online - For schedule of small business seminars/workshops - For links to government websites 12
  13. 13. HI-PTAC Collaborating Partners 13 UH - Honolulu Minority Business Enterprise Center Empower O‘ahu UH - School of Law Hawai‘i Procurement Institute Hawai‘i Small Business IT Hui Group IQ
  14. 14. For more information on the HI-PTAC, contact: Clarita Barretto Hironaka Acting HI-PTAC Manager 808-594-1895 claritab@oha.org www.hiptac.org 14 MAHALO!

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