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Sponsors: PTAC, SWLA Alliance, LSBDC, SCORE

Preparing to Compete

Preparing to Compete


  • SWLA Economic Overview
  • Company Formation & Business Plans
  • Financial Basics & Preparations
  • Required & Desirable Certifications
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Capability Statements
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Government Marketing Tips & Resources

Seminar Date, Place & Time

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
(8:30 registration)

Location: SEED Center, 2rd Floor
Conference Rooms B&C
4310 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


  • Paula Ramsey, IOM, Vice President Chamber SWLA
  • Paul Arnold, Assistant District Director, SCORE
  • Donna Little, Center Director, LSBDC at McNeese
  • Roy Paul, SWLA Procurement Counselor, LA-PTAC


  • SWLA Economic Development Alliance
  • Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center
  • SWLA Chapter of SCORE
  • Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese

Pre-Registration Required. Seats are limited, so please send your registration online, or by e-mail to LA PTAC/Peggy Sammons at, or fax to (337) 482-5837, no later than February 21, 2014.

The McNeese Small Business Development Center is partially funded by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development, and McNeese State University. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance by phoning (337) 475-5529.

Persons requesting accommodations in accordance with ADA should contact the person or department sponsoring the program, event, or activity at least 72 hours before the event. Additional information is available from the Office of Equal Opportunity, Burton Business Center, Room 404, (337) 475-5428, fax (337) 475-5960, TDD/TTY (337) 562-4227 or email AA/EEO/ADA