Friday, 03 October 2014 10:58

Doing Business with the Government: Identifying and Competing for Government Projects

doing business w the government

Doing Business with the Government

Annual training sessions allow attendees to learn directly from experts from the Idaho Transportation Department Office of Civil Rights, the Small Business Administration, the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management about identifying and competing for government projects, the various business certifications such as DBE, HUBZone and 8(a), and where to go for assistance.  Extra bonus: an enormous resource/ contact information handbook!!  

2015 Training Schedule Not Yet Available - Coming This Fall!
Extra resource/contact information handbooks are available anytime by contacting Melisa at (208) 983-8302.
A lot of new ground will be covered in this free half-day workshop.  Sign up today for this valuable opportunity to learn!

Answers to These Questions & More:

  • How do I Locate Projects to Bid?
  • What Kind of Licenses and Registrations Do I Need?
  • What Kinds of Business Certifications are Available?


Idaho Department of Transportation

  • Bidding on ITD highway construction projects
  • Working as a consultant on ITD professional agreements
  • USDOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

U.S. Small Business Administration

  • 8(a) Business Development Program
  • HUBZone Certification
  •  Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Dynamic Small Business Search

Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

  • Bid Matching
  • Federal Procurement Assistance

U.S. Forest Service

  • Procurement Opportunities and Processes

For more information, call (208) 334-8567 / e-mail

Need special accommodations? Please call at least one week before the workshop so arrangements can be made.

If you intend to go, be sure to sign up because we require at least five registrations 48 hours before the workshop, or the workshop will be cancelled (the people have signed will be notified, of course). So don’t count on just showing up without prior registration — it might to be an empty classroom!  

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Contact Info

for assistance please contact:

Ida-Lew Economic Development


Phone: 208.983.8302


300 W. Main St. Ste 201

Grangeville, ID 83530

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