GovMatch Event  2023

August 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NAVY WEEK- Doing Business with the Department of the Navy

Join the Montana APEX Accelerator (formerly known as Procurement Technical Assistance Center – PTAC) as they welcome Mr. Dave Walz, Deputy Small Business Program, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport, to the Billings area. During this event, businesses will receive information on the following topics:

  • Department of the Navy Office of Small Business
  • Programs’ Achievements and Goals
  • The DON OSBP Mentor Protégé Program
  • Preparing for the DON procurement process
  • Resources and assistance to help businesses


  • 9:00 – 9:20 AM: Welcome and Overview of Apex Accelerator Services
  • 9:20 – 9:35 AM: Overview of SBA Programs
    -Federal Certifications & Requirements
    -What is the All-Small Business Mentor Protégé Program?
  • 9:35 AM – 11:35 AM: How to Do Business with the DON
    -DON OSBP Achievement and Goals
    -DON OSBP Mentor-Protege Program
    -Resources and Assistance to Help Businesses
  • 11:35 AM – 12:00 PM: Break / Q&A + Networking
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch (provided)
  • 1:00 – 5:00 PM GovMatch Event.
    -See Attending Organizations to the left

If you are interested in exploring government contract opportunities for your business, this GovMatch Event is for you! 

In advance of the event, please make sure you complete the steps below. Call MT APEX Accelerator for expert, no cost assistance with these steps. 
1. An “active” System for Award Management (SAM) registration
2. A complete Dynamic Small Business Search/SBA profile 
3. Prepare at least 15-20 copies of a branded, polished “Capabilities Statement”

Please contact the MT APEX Accelerator office nearest you.  A list of MT APEX Accelerator centers across the state are located on our website, visit: MT APEX Accelerator Montana APEX accelerator advisors List

For questions please contact:
Tereza Brownell at 406-869 8414, or
Deanna Langman at 406-869-8410,

Venue and Parking Information:

GovMatch Event will be held at the Billings Depot, 2310 Montana Ave,  Billings, MT


U.S. Department of Navy, Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

U.S. Army National Guard

Indian Health Service (IHS)

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

City of Billings

Logan International Airport

Senator Jon Tester

Senator Steve Daines

Representative Matt Rosendale

State of Montana

State of Montana DOT DBE Program

General Services Administration (GSA)

National Park Service (NPS)

Native American Development Corporation
APEX Accelerator

Awaiting Confirmation

Bureau of Reclamation

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)