Calendar of Events

Supply Chains: Forced Labor
July 11, 2024   |   10:00 am - 11:00 am   |   Virtual   |   Free

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OPEI Forced Labor Webinar

Blueprint for Security: Essential Policies and Procedures for Cyber Defense  [Cybersecurity Series SESSION 6]
July 18, 2024  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  |  Virtual  |  No Fee

Establish a solid cybersecurity foundation with the right policies and procedures. This webinar guides you through the essential documents your business needs, from incident response plans to data protection policies.

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Intro to the PennBid e-Bidding System, for Suppliers/Vendors
July 25, 2024   |   1:30 pm - 3:00 pm   |Virtual   |    Free

PennBid is an online sealed bid platform that is utilized by over 1,600 public agencies and A&E firms across Pennsylvania to post solicitations and receive bids.
The PA APEX Accelerator network is co-sponsoring this NO-FEE webinar session to help educate our clients and those interested on how the PennBid platform works for registered suppliers to find and bid on opportunities.

This webinar will review the process of submitting a bid on the current PennBid eProcurement bidding platform. Participants will:

  • Learn how to register to use the system as a Supplier/Vendor
  • Learn the fundamentals of how to submit on a typical opportunity in PennBid
  • Understand best practices when submitting bids
  • Be given links to a variety of helpful resources
  • Be able to ask questions on areas of interest


HUBZone Certification Webinar
August 7, 2024   |   2:00 pm - 3:30 pm   |   Free   |   Virtual

The HUBZone Program fuels small business growth in Historically Underutilized Business Zones with a goal of awarding at least 3% of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year. Join guest speaker JaWanda H. Jones of the Small Business Administration (SBA) HUBZone Program for an informative session on HUBZone Certification, and how it can affect your government contracting business.


For additional information about our Calendar of Events, please contact:

Shana Smith, Operations Director
P: (814) 677-4800 x111