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.

Date Class City
May 8 How to Best Position Your Company's Interest: Negotiating Subcontracting Agreements Memphis
May 9 Generate High Profit Clients: Elevator Speech Part 1 Memphis

​May 10

Government Contracting 101

Knoxville​

​May 15

Government Contracting 101

Chattanooga

Rachel McClard

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Chattanooga State Community College

100 Cherokee Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Ph: (423) 756-8668

Rmcclard@tsbdc.org

May 17

Doing Business With Veterans Administration

Memphis

Rory Thomas

TSBDC @STCC Satellite Office

City of Memphis Business Development Center

555 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103

Ph: (901) 333-5085

rthomas@tsbdc.org

​May 22

Government Contracting 101

Nashville​​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

​May 23

Government Contracting 101 

Henderson City Chamber of Commerce

Henderson City Chamber of Commerce

587 East Main Street

Henderson, TN 38340

TSBDC Contact : Ron Acree

Phone: (731 )424-5389

RAcree@tsbdc.org

​June 5

Government Contracting 101

Oak Ridge​

Ms. Jutta Bangs

TSBDC

1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN  37830

(865) 483-2668 Office

 jbangs@tsbdc.org

July 18 Unlock the Secrets to GSA Schedules

Nashville​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

​July 18

Government Contracting 101 

Hardin City Chamber of Commerce

495 Main Street

Savannah, TN 38372

TSBDC Contact : Ron Acree

Phone: (731 )424-5389

RAcree@tsbdc.org

​July 25

Government Contracting 101

Nashville​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

​July 31

Government Contracting 101

Chattanooga (1:30pm - 4:30pm)

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Chattanooga State Community College

100 Cherokee Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Ph: (423) 756-8668

Rmcclard@tsbdc.org

​August 1

Chattanooga Supplier Connection

Chattanooga

Veronica Clark

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Chattanooga State Community College

100 Cherokee Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Ph: (423) 756-8668

Rmcclard@tsbdc.org

​August 14

​Government Contracting 101

Oak Ridge

Ms. Jutta Bangs

TSBDC

1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN  37830

(865) 483-2668 Office

 jbangs@tsbdc.org

​August 28

​Government Contracting 101

Nashville​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

​September 13

​Government Contracting 101

Knoxville

Jane Shelton

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Pellissippi State Community College

17 Market Square

Suite 201

Knoxville, TN 37902

Ph: (865) 246-2663

jshelton@tsbdc.org

​September 18

​​​Government Contracting 101

Chattanooga

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Chattanooga State Community College

100 Cherokee Blvd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Ph: (423) 756-8668

Rmcclard@tsbdc.org

​September 19

Government Contracting 101

Nashville​​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

October 10 Construction Growth Conference

Nashville

 

Knowledge Academy

5320 Hickory Hollow Pkwy Antioch, TN 37013

October 11

​Government Contracting 101

Oak Ridge

Ms. Jutta Bangs

TSBDC

1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN  37830

(865) 483-2668 Office

 jbangs@tsbdc.org

​October 24

​Government Contracting 101

Nashville​​​

Veronica Clark

University of Tennessee Center Industrial Services

193 Polk Avenue Suite C

Nashville, TN 37210

Ph: (615)-253-6381

Veronica.clark@Tennessee.edu

​October 31

Government Contracting 101 

Jackson Chamber of Commerce​​

Ron Acree

Jackson Chamber of Commerce

197 Auditorium Street

Jackson, TN 38301

Phone: (731 )424-5389

RAcree@tsbdc.org

​November 8

​Government Contracting 101

Knoxville

Jane Shelton

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Pellissippi State Community College

17 Market Square

Suite 201

Knoxville, TN 37902

Ph: (865) 246-2663

jshelton@tsbdc.org

​December 4

Government Contracting 101

Oak Ridge

Ms. Jutta Bangs

TSBDC

1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN  37830

(865) 483-2668 Office

 jbangs@tsbdc.org

Specialized Procurement Topics

Under the GSA Schedules program, GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to millions of commercial supplies (products) and services at volume discount pricing. These can be ordered directly from GSA Schedule contractors or through the GSAAdvantage!® online shopping and ordering system.

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Rules, Regulations and Forms

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the collection of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.

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Veronica Clark

PTAC Specialist

615-253-6381

veronica.clark@tennessee.edu