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Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)



Getting Government Down to Business

We are a not-for-profit organization helping companies in northwest Michigan successfully obtain and perform under local, state and federal government contracts.

  • Serving 10 counties throughout Michigan's Northwest Lower Peninsula: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford.
  • Serving all counties in Michigan's Upper Peninsula: Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft.
  • Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Midland, Bay, Gratiot, and Saginaw counties are served by our Subcenter office at Saginaw Future.  Click here for more information.



  View our complete list of training.             


See the article and video: 
Oldenburg Group Selected as Northwest Michigan's Government Contractor of the Year





Opportunity is Waiting for You

Did you know the federal government purchases more than $350 billion of goods and services a year and the State of Michigan has a diverse portfolio valued at more than $11.6 billion?


  • Do you want to sell to the government?
  • Do you need help understanding the requirements of government contracting?
  • Do you need help making contacts?


PTAC provides NO FEE assistance to businesses which are interested in doing business with state and federal government agencies.


Use this link to get started: Register as a PTAC Client



Northwest Michigan Business Atlas Northwest Michigan PTAC is listed as a business resource
on the Northwest Michigan Business Atlas.