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PTACs Host 1st Annual PTAC Day September 26, 2018

August 7, 2018 Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) Around the Country Celebrate the Success of their Small Business Clients Gallatin, TN – For 33 years, Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) have helped expand the number of small businesses that successfully … Continued

Update on SAM Registration and Renewal Process

June 28, 2018 New process should reduce SAM delays GSA is implementing further changes with regard to System for Award Management (SAM) registrations and renewals: Effective Friday, June 29, 2018: All non-federal entities creating or renewing their SAM registration will … Continued

Scam Alert: DLA reports spoof targeting STARS vendors

June 13, 2018 Malicious e-mail spoofs being sent to vendors The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is reporting that a fake solicitation is being sent to vendors in the form of a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The fake email solicitation, purporting … Continued

New Process for SAM Notarized Letters

June 11, 2018 GSA implementing new process and controls for SAM GSA today announced the following immediate and upcoming changes with regard to System for Award Management (SAM) registrations and renewals: Effective Immediately: Entities that ONLY apply for federal assistance … Continued

New Training Available for DoD SBIR/STTR

May 11, 2018 DoD’s R&D fund sponsors free online training The Department of Defense’s SBIR/STTR Program Office has put together an on-line training program catalogue for small businesses for the year. Small businesses interested in pursuing projects with potential for … Continued

Idaho PTAC Receives APTAC’s 2018 Economic Impact Award

PTAC’s work with Winspear Construction led to big contract wins (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Economic Impact Award to the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for their work with Winspear … Continued

Notarized letter required for SAM registrants

April 18, 2018 70,000 contractors must get notarized letters in next 60 days to continue working for government Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, April 16, 2018 Up to 70,000 federal contractors are heading to their local notary to get that … Continued

GA Tech Procurement Assistance Center receives Outstanding Project Award

Cybersecurity Training Project benefits PTACs and clients alike (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Outstanding Project Award to the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) for their Cybersecurity Training Project. GTPAC’s project … Continued