Training offered to help businesses win government contracts

by admin26. August 2007 19:00

During a training seminar on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Moraine Park Technical College, area businesses will learn how to effectively compete for contracts to sell their products and services to the federal government.


“Getting Started in Federal Contracting” will be conducted by the Business Procurement Assistance Center (BPAC) at Moraine Park’s West Bend campus in Room T-101 from 9–11:30 a.m. Attendees will learn how to register with the federal government, identify which agencies buy their products and/or services and how to focus their research
to locate contracting opportunities targeted to their business.


 “BPAC seminars have consistently provided invaluable assistance to Wisconsin businesses that are seeking to capture a share of the federal contracting market,” said Ralph Steckman, BPAC interim program director.“Opportunity is there for almost any company that is willing to take the time and effort to learn the system.”


A $30 fee will cover the cost of materials. Registration is required and can be done online at If you have questions, contact BPAC at or at
(608) 243-4490.


Established by Madison Area Technical College in 1988, BPAC provides technical and marketing assistance to Wisconsin businesses. In 2006, BPAC helped companies win 7,511 government contracts valued at $358 million, resulting in the creation or retention of 7,118 jobs in Wisconsin.