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SAM and DSBS are Important to Small Businesses

May 20, 2016 SAM’s link to SBA’s small business database is temporarily down Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, May 9, 2016 Small businesses need to be aware of the fact that the link between the System for Award … Continued

2016 Economic Impact Award Announced at APTAC Annual Meeting

May 18, 2016 Native PTAC Receives 2016 Economic Impact Award. Source: APTAC, May 10, 2016 The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2016 Economic Impact Award to the Kylene Peters and Marnie Tyson of the Native Procurement Technical … Continued

“The Focus Today is on Contractor Responsibility”

May 18, 2016 Defense Business: These Are Nervous Times for Contractors Source: National Defense, Sandra I. Erwin, May 9, 2016 Speaking to a room of government contractors recently, defense officials insisted that there is no witch-hunt. Contrary to industry perception, … Continued

New President-Elect Announced at APTAC Annual Meeting

May 17, 2016 Florida PTAC’s Jane Dowgwillo Elected President-elect of National Association. Source: APTAC, May 10, 2016 The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) is pleased to announce that Jane Dowgwillo, Statewide Manager of the Florida Small Business Development Center … Continued

Your Business is Starting to Grow, Now What?

May 17, 2016 The mid-tier paradox: too small to compete, too large to survive Source: Bloomberg Government, Tonya Sanders, May 13, 2016 Many “small” businesses listed in Federal Procurement Data Systems find themselves in a paradox—they’re at once too small … Continued

PTACs Help Thousands of Small Businesses Win Government Contracts

May 12, 2016 Over 73,000 Contracts Awarded worth more than $12 Billion Source: APTAC, May 12, 2016 Across the country, Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are helping small businesses win government contracts. According to the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, … Continued

Outstanding Project Award Announced at APTAC Annual Meeting

May 12, 2016 Iowa PTAC Receives 2016 Outstanding Project Award Source: APTAC, May 10, 2016 The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2016 Outstanding Project Award to the Iowa Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) for their development of … Continued