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PTAC Services at Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC

PTAC Services at Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC is pleased to partner with Illinois PTAC at Bradley University to offer PTAC services in our region.

Illinois PTAC at Bradley University is part of a nationwide network of community-based procurement professionals providing government contracting assistance. PTAC helps businesses pursue and perform under contracts with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local governments, and prime contractors. PTAC support to businesses includes registration in SAM, identification of contract opportunities, help understanding requirements, and preparing and submitting bids.

PTAC provides technical assistance to businesses interested in selling products or services to federal, state, and local governments. Additionally, PTACs can help your small business:

  • Determine if you’re ready for federal contracting
  • Help you register in the proper places
  • See if you’re eligible for small business certifications
  • Assist you in researching past contract opportunities

Full list of services offered:

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Identifying Bid Opportunities including Customized Bid Matching Services
  • Government Vendor Registrations
  • Training Workshops and Seminars
  • Market Research/Technical Assistance
  • Subcontracting Plans/Small Business Programs
  • Business Certification Assistance
  • Proposal/Bid Preparation
  • Contract Readiness Counseling

Schedule (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM):

  • December 7, 2022
  • January 4, 2023
  • February 1, 2023
  • March 1, 2023
  • April 5, 2023
  • May 3, 2023
  • June 7, 2023
  • July 5, 2023
  • August 2, 2023
  • September 6, 2023
  • October 4, 2023
  • November 1, 2023
  • December 6, 2023

Meetings will take place at Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC, located at 1817 S. Neil Street, Suite 100, Champaign, IL 61820.

Small businesses in our area who need expert assistance with PTAC services may schedule appointments with Keli Krueger-Huhra, Illinois PTAC Director at Bradley University. To schedule a meeting, please contact Keli at khuhra@bradley.edu.

The Illinois PTAC at Bradley University is a bridge to opportunities with government agencies and prime contractors. All services are confidential and provided at no charge. Learn more about Illinois PTAC at Bradley University at https://www.bradley.edu/academic/colleges/fcba/centers/turner/centers/ptac/.