• What is PTAC?

    PTAC stands for Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and is a Department of Defense program as a special economic development project offered to help businesses in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Oneida, Onondaga, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Herkimer, and Hamilton Counties as well as the Central/Northern New York State Region understand government contracting. 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.

  • How much does it cost to be a member of the North Country PTAC?

    The PTAC program is a free service, though our federal grant and funds recieved from New York Business Development Corporation, Drum Country Business, and the Greater Watertown - North Country Chamber of Commerce.

  • What can PTAC do for you?

    Determine if your company is ready to do government contracting.


    Help you register in the proper places.


    See if you are eligible for any small business certifications.


    Research contract opportunities and send you emails when a contract meets your needs.

  • Do I have to become a registered vendor with the government to win a contact?


    You need to fill out the System for Awards Management (SAM) which can be done with the PTAC.  https://www.sam.gov


North Country PTAC, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), 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). The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DoD or DLA.

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