The Rhode Island Procurement Technical Assistance Center (RI PTAC) provides a variety of contracting technical assistance services to Rhode Island based businesses of all sizes to help them to navigate the complexities of contracting with federal agencies, state purchasing departments, and local government municipalities.

RI PTAC Services include:

  • one-on-one counseling
  • training workshops
  • networking events
  • finding opportunities to bid

RI PTAC can assist with registrations, market research, understanding the solicitation process and contract requirements. Services are provided at no cost to our clients; however, a fee may be charged for certain special training or networking events co-sponsored with partner organizations. Capabilities Statement can be viewed here.

As part of a nationwide network of 97 centers staffed by over 500 experienced contracting counselors, the RI PTAC provides high-quality, in-depth counseling and training on a confidential basis through a staff of knowledgeable professionals. Our clients have a record of success, growing jobs and profits while strengthening Rhode Island’s supply of qualified and capable vendors.

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