Procurement Technical Assistance

Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are resources for small businesses looking to enter the world of government contracting. The centers provide one-on-one counseling, technical information, marketing assistance and training to existing businesses interested in selling their goods and services to local, state, and/or federal government agencies.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC is pleased to offer PTAC services via Bradley University on select days each month.


  • 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

Small businesses in our area who need expert assistance with government contracting may schedule appointments with Keli Krueger-Huhra, Illinois PTAC Director at Bradley University. To schedule a meeting please contact us at