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Government Contracting Services, through its Procurement Technical Assistance Center l PTAC

Government Contracting Services exist to assist any business located in Florida interested in obtaining contracts with federal, state and local government agencies.


Government Contracting Services

What is Government Contracting Services?

The Florida SBDC’s Government Contracting Services, through its Procurement Technical Assistance Center | PTAC, offer high-value confidential one-on-one consulting, at no cost, to help Florida businesses prepare, research, and bid on government contracts. Our Government Contracting Specialists are knowledgeable, experienced and eager to assist you in making selling to the government less complicated and more profitable.

The Florida SBDC at UWF’s PTAC is a specialized service of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s lead host institution. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency.

Florida's Government Contracting Services, through its Procurement Technical Assistance Center | PTAC, was established in 1985 to assist any business (small, other than small, profit or non-profit) located in Florida interested in obtaining contracts with the Department of Defense (DOD), other federal agencies, state/local government agencies and prime contractors.

The Florida SBDC's Government Contracting Services, through it's Procurement Technical Assistance Center l PTAC is a specialized area of the Florida SBDC Network. Consulting is provided by Government Contracting Specialists, trained and experienced in government procurement processes and requirements. These specialists can be found in seven FSBDC's across the state, with Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach being two of them.

Government Contracting Services is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). This Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.  The content of any written materials or verbal communications of Government Contracting Services does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DOD or DLA.

Business with Government

Consulting is provided at no cost to any Florida firm (small, other than small, for profit, non-profit). Fees may be charged for special services and/or workshops. The purpose of the Government Contracting Services is to educate businesses on government policies, generate sales and jobs for Florida businesses and to improve the business climate and economic development in Florida.

Consulting services include the following:

  • Bid/Proposal Preparation
  • Obtaining Registrations
  • Certifications
  • Marketing
  • Networking Conferences and Events
  • Contract Administration

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