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APEX’s primary responsibility is one-on-one counseling with businesses that want to sell their product or service to the government. This no-cost assistance is delivered to you via individually focused coaching, teaching and mentoring. The APEX Accelerators at Rhodes State College is dedicated to assisting Ohio businesses to successfully compete in federal, state and local government arenas.

Our professional and confidential consulting services specifically help your company:

  • Pinpoint government markets that best fit your organization
  • Identify your eligibility and aid in applying for preference certifications
  • Locate and review bidding opportunities
  • Explore the basic requirements to sell your products and services to the government
  • Understand the government contracting process
  • Sort out solicitation requirements and terminology
  • Complete mandatory/beneficial registrations
  • Access one-on-one training
  • Attend training seminars
  • Locate sub-contractors
  • Interpret polices, i.e. FAR DRAF Code of Federal Regulations
  • Receive post award assistance
  • Conduct individualized research
  • Get comfortable accessing electronic bid-matching services
  • Garner product and procurement histories
  • Access military specifications and trade events