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 Story: LST Electrical Supply Company Mar 4 2015

    By Ariana Billingsley, SBTDC/PTAC counselor at East Carolina University

    Sheila Tripp had worked for over 25 years in the electrical supply business when early last year the owner of the company she worked for decided to close the business. In a moment’s notice she found herself unemployed, but knew she needed to exploit her 25 years ...

  • Federal Contracting Basics Mar 4 2015

    Adapted by Ariana Billingsley, PTAC counselor, SBTDC @ East Carolina University
    Source: FDIC’s Subcontracting 101

    The federal government directs a fair percentage of its procurement to small businesses, but some contracts are just too large for a small business to handle alone. When this happens, the small businesses can team up to ...

  • WOSB Program 2015 NDAA Self-Certification Elimination Update – What Should I Do Now? Feb 17 2015

    By Terry Stroud, SBTDC PTAC Counselor at Fayetteville State University

    Change is coming to the WOSB Program, but exactly what does that mean for your WOSB business today? It is surely an important issue that you will want to follow, however, the process currently remains the same. There has been no elimination, as of today, of ...