Contract Opportunities Center

We provide specialized and professional assistance to individuals and businesses seeking to learn about contracting and subcontracting opportunities, actively seeking contracting and subcontracting opportunities and/or performing under contracts and subcontracts with federal agencies, or state and local governments.


Under the U.S Department of Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Program, the EPCC Contract Opportunities Center provides specialized and professional assistance through counseling and outreach type services. The Centers staff seeks out and assists Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Businesses, and Historically Underutilized Business Zone.

 Helpful Links


Enhance El Paso Community College’s efforts to promote and encourage economic development. Be a resource for technical assistance. Increase competitiveness of local businesses and facilitate job creation. Prepare interested businesses to engage in contracting. Assist businesses and position them to be eligible for contract awards and enable awardees to perform contracts successfully.

 Workshops/Seminars Offered

  • Contracting basics
  • Marketing to Target Agencies
  • Registrations and Certifications
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Subcontracting Strategies
  • Principles of Estimating
  • How to develop winning proposals
  • Teaming
  • Joint Ventures

 Contact Us

Pablo Armendariz

Contract Opportunities Manager


ASC B Bldg.

Room 548