Procurement Technical Assistance Center / PTAC

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The Greater Watertown–North Country Chamber of Commerce, through a Cooperative Agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency, administers a government marketing and technical assistance program as a special economic development project offered to help businesses in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Oneida, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Herkimer, Hamilton, and Onondaga Counties as well as the Northern New York State Region. The center provides no-cost assistance to businesses identifying available contracting opportunities within military, other federal, state and local government markets and their readiness to pursue those opportunities.

The North Country PTAC receives support from the New York Business Development Corporation, Onondaga Civic Development Corporation, The Wladis Law Firm, and Bowers & Company PLLC.  We invite you to use the options below to request our services or to participate in one of our training events. If you are already a client, log in to access the services.

The purpose of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center is to help businesses:

  • Market goods and services to the military and other federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Understand the basics of government contracting and marketing fundamentals
  • Learn about bid solicitations, proposals and a wide variety of contracting topics
  • Grow their business by generating sales and creating jobs


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