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Saturn Supply: Networking at APEX Accelerator Event Results in Contract Award

  Located in Middle Tennessee, Saturn Supply, LLC is a woman-owned small business specializing in janitorial services. The company became an APEX Accelerator client in early 2022. Owner Veronique Johnson attended a seminar on…

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Chatt Creative: Engaging with TN APEX Accelerator Yields Immediate Results for East Tennessee Firm

  Braden Knapp, Vice President of Chatt Creative, a full-service communications company located in Chattanooga, Tennessee recently attended an APEX Accelerator-sponsored government contracting training and opportunities seminar…

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Unity One East, Inc.: APEX Accelerator Provides Guidance in SBA Certification and Mentor-Protégé Agreement to Open Doors

  Unity One East, Inc., a security services company located in Chattanooga, TN became an APEX Accelerator client in 2020. CEO Walter Lindsey came to the Tennessee APEX Accelerator (previously Tennessee PTAC) to learn more about…

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W&T Contracting Corporation Wins $1M Contract with Help from APEX Counselors

  W&T Contracting Corporation is a minority-owned construction firm based out of Memphis, Tennessee. The company was founded in 2000 by Willie Richards. Following his retirement in 2011, his twin sons Wiley and Terrell…

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From PTAC to Tennessee APEX Accelerator: A Journey of Empowering Small Businesses

The Tennessee Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), now known as the Tennessee APEX Accelerator, is a vital resource for businesses seeking to navigate the complex world of government contracting. Over the years, PTAC…

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APEX Support and Training Yields More than $900K in Contracts

A West Tennessee wholesale supply company credits the support of the Tennessee APEX Accelerator, formerly Tennessee PTAC, with helping it win multiple government contracts since 2019 – including one for over $900,000 with the…

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