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Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Your Government Contracting Experts

The Northeast Michigan Consortium Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) assists businesses who want to sell products and services to the federal, state, and local government.

Our services are free of charge to businesses located within the 11 counties throughout Michigan's Northeast Lower Peninsula: Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle and Roscommon counties.


Did you know the federal government purchases more than $500 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.

What can PTAC do for me?

Your local PTAC provides you with a range of services and resources to win and successfully complete government contracts.

How much does PTAC cost?

There is no cost for most of the services offered by the PTAC. Services and events that do have a fee are affordable for most businesses.

How do I get started?

A call to your local PTAC is the first step in expanding your business in the government marketplace.

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Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium is a division of Northeast Michigan Consortium, an Equal Opportunity Employer. Supported by the State of Michigan. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. TTY#711