One-to-One Meetings

One of the most valuable aspects of participating in Alliance Northwest is the opportunity to build relationships with potential partners, buyers and sellers in the federal marketplace. This unique opportunity is a popular attraction of the Alliance Northwest event therefore advanced registration is required.  

Registered participants have the opportunity to meet with Agency representatives and prime contractors for 8* minute meetings. 

*Meetings are scheduled for 10 minutes but assume 2 minutes to move between meetings.

Meetings are scheduled on the event app and held in-person at the event.

Participants may utilize text chats and file sharing on the event app.

All participants must be registered.

One-to-one meetings will take place at Alliance Northwest 2024 at the Tacoma Convention Center on March 14th.  

(meeting scheduling opens 2/15/24 if selected in registration)

  • Register for Alliance Northwest
  • Follow your registration link from
  • Fill out your Profile!
    • The more complete your profile the better matches.
    • On the event app, participants are able to filter participants according to industry sector, interests or needs, business size, certifications and more.
  • Start researching Agencies and Primes
  • Scheduling for One-to-One Meetings will be open starting February 15th on Swapcard,
    • participants will request and accept meeting slots.
    • It is encouraged to include a brief description about your company, product or services in the request to start the conversation.
  • One-to-One Meetings are held on March 14th
  • If your request has not been accepted – be patient, while the access to the event app is 24/7, participants may not spend a lot of time on the event until the day of.
  • If your request has been denied,
    • The other party may have a schedule conflict, such as speaking in a session, request a different timeslot or connect with someone else from their organization/ agency
    • The other party may not buy what you sell, do a bit more research or reach out to your APEX Accelerator Advisor for support.
  • Develop a strong Capability Statement
  • Research who you are interested in meeting
  • Prepare a few questions to ask

Washington APEX Accelerator, formerly PTAC, provides no-cost advising on how to succeed at your one-to-one meetings. Let your APEX Accelerator Advisor help you prepare!  


With the event app, meetings can be held between any attendees. 
We are actively working with large prime contractors and agencies at the federal, state, and local levels to confirm their ability. 
See who is coming