Workshop & Event Details

Idaho Small Business Symposium (ISBS)
             formerly the IBOC

The ISBS will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Coeur d’Alene at the CDA Spa and Resort, 115 S 2nd Street.  800.664.7278.

Registration is now open.  Please register here

The cost for this year’s symposium is $90.00 per person which is due at the time of registration.  Payment can be made by VISA, MC or Discover or a check in the amount of $90 can be mailed to Idaho PTAC, Attn: 2017 Symposium, 2360 W University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1655.  We are still receiving registrations from various Agencies.  A complete listing will be posted to this site in early March 2017.  An agenda will also be posted at that time.  If you have any questions or need more information, please call Lee Velten 208.426.1742.


Doing Business with the Government

This workshop will give you the opportunity to review requirements for doing government contracting, assistance available from PTAC, SBAs role in government contracting, contracting with ITD and the DBE program, and finally you will hear from a federal contracting officer who will enumerate details for contracting with their agency.

Dates and registration details are below.  Training starts at 8:30 AM and runs approximately to 12:30 PM.  For additional information on these trainings, please contact Lee Velten at 208.426.1742.

Thursday, February 2 – Payette at the Idaho Department of Labor located at 501 N 16th Street, Suite 107 in Payette.  Register here.

Friday, February 27 – Grangeville at the City Council Chambers, 225 W North Street, Grangeville. Register here.

Saturday, February 28 – Lewiston at the SBDC office, 406 Main Street, Lewiston. Register here.

Wednesday, March 1 – Sandpoint at the ID Dept of Labor Office, 613 Ridley Village Road, Sandpoint. Register here.

Thursday, March 2 – Kellogg at the City Hall, 1007 McKinley Ave, Kellogg. Register here.

Friday, March 3 – Post Falls at the SBDC office, 525 S Clearwater Loop, Room 106, Post Falls. Register here.


Marketing to the Federal Government

This one hour training will cover materials and methods to properly market your business to Federal Agencies.