Government Contracting

Opportunities for mutually beneficial contracting with State and Federal governments abound, but successfully navigating these connections requires more than just knowing where to look. Thorough preparation rewards those who go the extra mile, and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) training from UTCIS can give you a jump-start on the competition.

From locating the right contracting opportunities for your business to learning how to speak the language, adhere to the regulations, identify subcontracting possibilities and formulate proposal development strategies, UTCIS is a comprehensive destination for government contracting preparation. With our experienced, knowledgeable and friendly staff, there is no better source than UTCIS for professionals with your interests in mind and your businesses success prioritized.

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Since 1986, UTCIS has provided free training through PTAC for businesses interested in securing state, local and federal contracts, and with federal funding through the Defense Logistics Agency, this partnership increases the number of vendors available to the government.

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New Client Registration

Potential client companies interested in registering for PTAC must demonstrate three years of profitability, must answer all quarterly surveys in a timely manner—even in the event that no activity has occurred—and must submit at least one contract proposal every six months.

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New Client Registration
PTA Training

PTAC Training

Training courses available through PTAC occur throughout the year in three distinct Tennessee regions and cover a variety of relevant topics for businesses seeking government contracts, from cyber security to doing business with certain branches of government, to general info sessions.

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Special Services

Special services available through PTAC at UTCIS include professional assistance to individuals and businesses across a wide range of government contract-acquisition topics, as well as in group settings via seminars, workshops, conferences, trade fairs and in locations across Tennessee.

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Special Services