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UTSA PTAC Matchmaking Event
In Conjunction with Day 1 of the 9th Annual Texas Rural Challenge
July 16, 2018


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UTSA PTAC is a specialty center of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network, which assists small business owners increase their business opportunities. The UTSA SBDC PTAC will host three Business Matchmaking Sessions designed to provide all small business owners from all industries the opportunity to connect with prime contractors, co-ops, local, state, and federal agency buyers, end-users and pcard holders.. The desired outcome include immediate connections for purchase orders or contract opportunities during and after the sessions


About the UTSA SBDC PTAC

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a specialty center of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network, which assists small business owners, veteran entrepreneurs, Service Disabled Small Businesses, Women Owned Small Businesses, HUBZone small businesses, employers, and technology entrepreneurs in a 79-county area.

Government Procurement Technical Assistance services are available to the following 38 surrounding continues—Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Hays, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, La Salle, Medina, Travis, Williamson, Wilson and Zavala. New Government Procurement Technical Assistance services coverage include: Blanco, Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, Mills, San Saba The West Texas counties: Concho, Crockett, Edwards, Irion, Kimble, Kinney, Mason, McCullough, Menard, Real, Schleicher, Sutton, Tom Green, Uvalde, Val Verde

Working in collaboration with the field centers of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network, our specialists provide training and free confidential advising to small businesses throughout the region.


DATES

If you missed the UTSA SBDC PTAC Business Match Making event in partnership with Bexar County you have another chance to attend on July 16th Business Match Making Event in New Braunsfels.
Courtyard by Marriott New Braunfels River Village (New Braunfels Civic Center) 750 N Interstate 35, New Braunfels, TX 78130

The Agenda:
-7:30am -8:00am- Breakfast & Registration
-8:00am -11:45am: Match Making
-11:45am – 1:00pm- Lunch provided (Free time)
-1:00pm – 3:30pm- Match Making


Sept 26– Austin Norris Conference Center – 2525 W Anderson Ln Ste 365, Austin, TX 78757

*Event link coming soon!

MATCHMAKING TRAINING: How to Prepare for Match Making Events!

FREE Training: Preparing for Small Business Match Making Events- Practice your elevator speech

July 6 (1pm-4pm) – Registration link coming soon
July 10 (9am – 12 pm) – Registration link coming soon
Sept 11th & 20th (9am – 12pm) – Registration link coming soon

What is Matchmaking?

This event provides 15-minute one-to-one meetings with buyers and sellers. Each agency will be provided a table and two chairs. We highly encourage agencies and organizations to bring spot bids and other potential opportunities.

Vendors will be matched with buyers by commodity codes via this online portal. Appointments will be finalized by July 9th


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when WHEN? July 16 2018
where WHERE? New Braunfels Texas


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WE ARE SEEKING LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL AGENCIES & PRIME CONTRACTORS TO MATCH WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS!! PLEASE EMAIL or call:
ptac@utsa.edu - (210) 458-2458
REGISTER HERE!!!

The Suppliers will benefit by:
Meeting a variety of government agencies/ buyers/ Prime contractors to increase exposure and opportunities.
Networking with a wider variety of large & small businesses seeking teaming opportunities on contract/ projects.
Visibility for company- Increased activities/ contract opportunities (3 Cities’ Business Match Making Events in San Antonio- June 19th, San Marcos July 16th, and Austin- Sept 26).
Having the exposure to current opportunities for all major industry fields (NAICS/ PSC).


Event Details

when Event Times (Registration: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM)
(Matchmaker 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
where location: Courtyard by Marriott
New Braunfels River Village
750 N Interstate 35
New Braunfels, TX 78130