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 Success Story: Practicon Dec 10 2014

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

    Practicon, Inc., is a Greenville, North Carolina company, established in 1982. The company is a developer and distributor of dental products, committed to help healthcare professionals improve patient care and professional success by providing distinctive products and services in ways that build lasting relationships. Practicon directly serves ...

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  • Know What’s Required for Set-Asides: Get to Know FAR Part 19 Dec 10 2014

    By Noah Raper, SBTDC/PTAC Counselor at Western Carolina University

    Any business seeking to do business with the government should begin with developing a good working knowledge of the regulations surrounding their industry, the specific requirements of government agencies they hope to sell to, and perhaps most importantly, the Federal government regulations that oversee government contracting. This ...

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  • Advancing Small Business Growth Dec 10 2014

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

    On December 26, 2013, the president signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, also known as FY14 NDAA. The FY14 NDAA includes several significant procurement-related reforms and changes, most of which are included, as usual, in “Title VIII—Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and ...

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