Resources for Government Contracting
To better assist you in working with the government, we provide links to other programs and agencies. If you are looking for more information on any of these topics, please contact your PTAC advisor or send a note to our general e-mail address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access small business solutions through our colleagues at the University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network.
Find a small business workshop at the SBDC Training Center.
Find hundreds of resource links at the Association of Procurement Technical Center’s national PTAC web site.
Research your North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes.
Register to do business with the US Government on the System for Award Management (SAM).
Locate information to assist veterans in business at The Center for Verification and Evaluation.
Get information about certifying a minority business for city and state contracting opportunities with the City of Houston.
Get information about the Defense Logistics Agency and their Small Business Program.
For more information on the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) go to the DLA PTAC Program page.
Research the Federal Supply Schedules and GSA purchasing through the GSA eLibrary.
Network with other small businesses at the monthly Greater Houston Procurement Forum breakfast.
Discover the technical requirements for Item Unique Identification (IUID).
Find information on selling to the State of Texas on the Electronic State Business Daily.
Research past federal sales using the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS).
Locate manufacturing, machine shop and industrial sales for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) through their on-line bid board - DIBBS.
Check out your or a potential partner's past performance on federal contracts via the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS).
You can see a forecast for the Department of Veterans Affairs purchasing on the VA site.
We can also research specific National Stock Numbers (NSNs) and part number for acquisition information.
If you are looking for more information on any of these topics, please contact your PTAC counselor or send a note to our general e-mail address at email@example.com.