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Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Where businesses, opportunity, and government connect.                                    

For companies with an interest in selling to the government, Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is the place to begin. VT PTAC provides the in-depth understanding of complex documentation and product specifications that most businesses lack. By proactively searching for appropriate opportunities for each business’s needs, VT PTAC makes itself an indispensable partner in government procurement. 

At VT PTAC, we take the time to understand you and your business. The more we know about what makes you distinct, the more we can achieve with you. We match businesses with relevant contact opportunities, target a list of buyers and deliver access to critical research and development products. VT PTAC has the technical knowledge to support your business through registrations and certifications. Our understanding of the solicitation process enables you to bid on government contracts effectively and efficiently.

Through every phase of your government contracting experience, VT PTAC is an aid and an asset.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase the percentage of federal contracts awarded to Vermont businesses, particularly contracts awarded to small businesses. Federal spending flows to Vermont businesses through both direct contract recipients and through their subcontractors.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Click to see a list of available trainings and events.

Become a Client

If you are like most businesses, finding the time, staff or knowledge necessary to successfully market your products or services to the government is a challenge. VT PTAC makes it easier.

To be eligible to work with VT PTAC, you must:

  • Have the potential to sell to the government.
  • Be a business physically located in Vermont.
  • Be registered with the Vermont Secretary of State.
  • Have Internet accessibility on-site.

Are there any goods or services that the government does not purchase?

The government buys virtually everything, but there are some limitations. If you have questions about your product or service and whether there is a market, please call us today at (802) 828-5237 or email

I have a new business, where should I start?
Contact your regional Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) who is available to help you in a variety of ways. Find out how.

Ready to become a VT PTAC client? Register Here - It is free and easy.

This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense. It is also funded by the Vermont Department of Economic Development (DED), and it operates as a program within the DED. PTAP Feedback Survey