Selling to the Government

Interested in selling to the government, but don’t know where to start?

Wyoming and the surrounding region are home to a significant amount of government contracting opportunities. Entering the government market can help your firm diversify and reach new customers but can feel intimidating at first. Fortunately, your Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network including the Wyoming PTAC is here to help with questions and get you started on the right path for you. All our services are offered at no cost to Wyoming residents and business owners.

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Our clients won 423 government contracts in 2021

$67,508,884 in government contracts were awarded to our clients in 2021

Our government contracting assistance helped support 1,350 Wyoming jobs in 2021


“Great help. Without PTAC help it wouldn’t work to try and obtain government bids. They are lifesavers and extremely good at what they do.”

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Is there a government market for my product or service?

The Wyoming PTAC and the Wyoming SBDC Network’s Market Research Center have access to numerous national and international databases that can help you make informed decisions. We can help you find out:

  • Whether there is a market for your products or services
  • How big the market is
  • Who you need to contact
  • How to get notified when bids are open for your products or services

What registrations do I need to get started?

The types of registrations you need can vary greatly. Our experienced team will walk you through all required registrations and give you the tools you need to begin selling your products and services to government customers.

Soe registrations that you may need include

  • list registrations

How will I find government jobs?

The Wyoming PTAC’s experienced counselors will assist you in finding federal, state, and local contracting opportunities that meet your capabilities.

What about becoming a Woman-Owned or Veteran-Owned small business?

Small business certifications may be a great option for your firm. The Wyoming PTAC can help you weigh the pros/cons of certification and assist you as you apply.

How should I market my product/service to the government?

Wyoming PTAC staff will help you weigh the options: capability statements, matchmaking and networking events and other opportunities including social media etc.

How do I write proposals for a government contract?

Wyoming PTAC staff will help you come up with a plan and then provide proofreading, suggestions, and other encouragement to assist you in putting your best foot forward.

What records do I need to keep and how will I get paid?

Your Wyoming PTAC advisor is familiar with what records and bookkeeping are required for government contractors. Additionally, we have a QuickBooks Pro advisor on staff, and he is also familiar with other electronic and paper recordkeeping systems. He can help you decide what system to use, help you set-up your accounts initially, and answer questions once you are up and running. Your Wyoming PTAC can help with invoicing systems used by government agencies.

Can I get ongoing assistance?

The Wyoming SBDC Network and Wyoming PTAC are here for you. We will always do our best to help, whether you are just starting out as a government contractor, operating successfully, having problems, or just looking for a little advice. Additionally, if we are not the best resource for you, we will do our best to find someone who is.

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Accessibility Information

All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
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