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 Counseling Success Story: Workforce Resources Jun 22 2015

    By Ariana Billingsley, PTAC Counselor at East Carolina University

    Workforce Resources Inc. is a woman-owned, small disadvantaged business providing administrative support services, engineering/technical/logistics support, health information management, and project management services to federal, state and local governments as well as the commercial sector. Headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Workforce is capable of supporting customer ...

  • PTAC Counseling Success Story: Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc. Jun 22 2015

    By Noah Robins, PTAC Counselor at Western Carolina University

    Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc. (TVS) is a private, non-profit dry food manufacturer based in Brevard, NC. TVS is a striking example of the diligence and determination required to successfully compete in the government marketplace. Founded in 1967, TVS specializes in blending and packaging dry powder products for ...

  • 8(a) Business Development Program Jun 17 2015

    By Ariana Billingsley, PTAC Counselor @ East Carolina University

    As a PTAC counselor I constantly receive calls from entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs interested in the 8(a) Business Development program also known as the 8(a) certification. There are always lots of questions and I find that there is often some confusion about what this certification is and ...