Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing and its sister organization NORBIC are uniquely designed to help you grow your business through direct contact with dozens of government services. As the state’s only organization that houses four business development centers under one roof, NORBIC provides direct access to the technical assistance you need.
Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Did you know that the United States government is
the world’s largest buyer of goods and services?
It’s true – and there may be opportunities for which your business can compete to sell goods. The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) can help businesses like yours look for contracting opportunities with Local, State, and Federal Governments. The PTAC will guide you through the process, answer your questions, help identify agencies with contract opportunities, and assist you with registration for bid list services. The U.S. government purchases almost everything – let the PTAC help connect your business with the right resources.
Let PTAC assist you with one-on-one counseling in the following areas:
Assistance in submitting individual bid and Request For Proposal (RFP) responses
Assistance in developing teaming relationships with other companies
8(a) Small Business applications, Women Business Enterprise (WBE), veteran, and certification assistance
General Services Administration (GSA) schedule assistance
Marketing strategies for sales to Local, State and Federal governments
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
Offer Bid Match services
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant assistance
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant assistance
Take the next step to enter the government marketplace.
The NORBIC Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
program is funded in part by the Defense Logistics Agency and
the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity DCEO).