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Cross Timbers is committed to helping our clients become successful government contractors. Our assistance includes counseling, outreach events, workshops, Bid Match, Mentor Protege Agreements, Government Certifications, and Capability Statement assistance to clients in the following 72 counties: 

Anderson Cooke Freestone Jack Navarro San Augustine Upshur
Angelina Coryell Grayson Jasper Newton San Jacinto Van Zandt
Archer Dallas Gregg Johnson Palo Pinto Shelby Wichita
Bosque Delta Hamilton Kaufman Panola Smith Wise
Bowie Denton Harrison Lamar Parker Somervell Wood
Camp Eastland Henderson Limestone Polk Stephens Young
Cass Ellis Hill Marion Rains *Tarrant
Cherokee Erath Hood McLennan Red River The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas
Clay Falls Hopkins Montague Rockwall Titus
Collin Fannin Houston Morris Rusk Trinity
Comanche Franklin Hunt Nacogdoches Sabine Tyler *office location


One-on-One Counseling

Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator provides counseling, and information, regarding marketing products and services to the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, the State of Texas, and local governments in our 60 county service area. Our services include helping our clients understand the requirements for doing business with the various governments and help them identify key contacts within target agencies. We also:

  • Identify marketing opportunities
  • Help with the preparation and submission of bids and proposals
  • Help clients understand federal, state and local government contracting laws, policies, and procedures. Emphasis is placed on requirements and procedures used by the DoD, and other federal agencies, in the acquisition of commercial products and services
  • Advise and assist clients in pursuing and securing subcontracting opportunities from government prime contractors including those that have subcontracting plan obligations pursuant to FAR clause 52.219-9, or similar clauses
  • Advise and assist clients with DoD Cyber Security clause awareness
  • Provide any procurement technical assistance related training that may directly assist clients in obtaining, or performing, on government contracts and subcontracts
  • Maintain, or identify sources for obtaining, regulations and publications (either printed or on electronic media) that govern federal, state and local government procurement, as applicable. Assist clients in understanding and using these regulations and publications
  • Help develop clients' capability statements
  • Advise and assist clients concerning post award functions, such as:
    (1) Production
    (2) Quality Systems
    (3) Accounting system requirements, and contract payments
    (4) Transportation
    (5) Packaging
    (6) Subcontracting
    (7) Property
    (8) Wide area workflow

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Outreach Events

Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator sponsors numerous outreach events throughout the year. Our outreach events include how to do business with prime contractors and government agencies. We also participate in outreach events sponsored by others. See the Calendar of Events for our latest free outreach events. 

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Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator workshops train clients on government contracting, writing technical proposals, contract negotiations, developing federal marketing plans, prime contractor awards, federal sponsored Mentor Protégé Agreements, and other related subjects. Workshops are always free, however there is a charge for conferences and additional events. Click here for a list of workshops. 

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Bid Match Service

The Bid Match Service, from the Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator, saves you significant time and money by letting our experts search over 3,460 federal, state, local, and foreign government agencies for procurement opportunities that match your capabilities. With the Bid Match Service, you gain valuable information that leads to potential business through leveraging our superior search capability with government agencies. A 30-day free trial is included with each new Bid Match Service. Effective 4/1/2023 this service will incur a $300.00 annual subscription fee.

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Mentor Protege Agreements

Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator can help our clients obtain Mentor Protégé Agreements from over fourteen federal agencies.

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Government Certifications

Did you know a Woman-Owned Small Business may be eligible for a set aside or sole-source contract award in the Federal Government, but first, you must be designated as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) or an Economically Disadvantage Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) in the SBA Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)?

CT APEX Accelerator can assist with Federal, State and Local certifications. These certifications will allow your company to diversify your revenue stream and improve your bottom line. More information about government certifications can be found from the Small Business Administration. Register here for a SBA Federal Small Business Certifications Workshop.

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Capability Statement

A Capability Statement is a description of a company's ability to successfully perform the work as defined by the agency's, or prime contractor's, requirements. Cross Timbers APEX Accelerator helps our clients develop a Capability Statement for use in marketing to target agencies by providing a capability briefing- the perfect way to receive feedback from professionals. Click here to download a Capability Statement template.

To view CT APEX Accelerator Client Capability Statements and Videos, click here.

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