Selling to the Government

The North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) educates business associates on how to obtain contracts by providing comprehensive assistance in selling products and services to local, state and federal government agencies. The PTAC is one of many services offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC). The PTAC has been assisting North Carolina businesses for over 27 years.

Our purpose is to generate employment and improve the general economic condition of the state by assisting  North Carolina companies including those eligible for business development programs for local, state and federal government contracts. We provide procurement technical assistance by offering no-fee and confidential counseling on selling your products and/or services to the appropriate local, state or federal government agency.

Government Contracting News & Updates

  • PTAC Client Success: Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC May 7 2015

    By Terry Stroud, SBTDC/PTAC Counselor at Fayetteville State University

    Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC is a Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina-owned small business established in May of 2011 to provide products and services to industry and government partners. LTE LLC is headquartered in Pembroke, NC and has a ...

  • Lowest Price Technically Acceptable – What does it mean for my business? May 7 2015

    By Terry Stroud, SBTDC/PTAC Counselor at Fayetteville State University

    It seems we are seeing the term “lowest price technically acceptable” (LPTA) more each day. The use of LPTA remains high as the government seeks the lowest price for needed supplies and services in the face of tight budgets and the depletion of funds. Successful LPTA proposals ...

  • Mentor-Protégé Program: Changes are Coming! Apr 10 2015

    By Rebecca Barbour, SBTDC/PTAC Counselor at the North Carolina State University

    The 2013 National Defense Authorization Act called on the SBA to create mentor-protégé programs for all small businesses. It has taken some time, but the SBA has now published their proposed rule for a new Small Business Mentor-Protégé program.  Highlights of the program are listed ...