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Helping businesses sell products and services to the nation’s largest consumer…the government

The Southwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) assists with business development for those who wish to sell products and services to the federal, state, and local governments. Our services are offered at no charge. These services are available in Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties.

Website (Northeast & Southwest Michigan): https://www.ptac4nemi.org/

Information about the Southwest Michigan PTAC.

Bridging Business and Government

  • Counseling: bid preparation, understanding regulations, marketing strategies, contract administration
  • Training / Networking: workshops, classes
  • Bid Match: customer bid matching, searches over 2,000 solicitation sites daily
  • Registrations: Federal System for Award Management, State of Michigan vendor registrations, other necessary registrations
  • Subcontracting Assistance: identify subcontracting prospects, guidance in marketing to primes, host events to meet with buyers

Contact A Procurement Specialist

Kim Bourner
Procurement Counselor
Theresa Chaney-Huggett
Procurement Counselor

Upcoming Events

Check out our 2023 class listing to register for the following classes and more.

  • Government Contracting Orientation
  • Marketing and Research
  • Capability Statement Preparation
  • Govology Training

For more information or to schedule a meeting with a PTAC procurement counselor, please contact a PTAC Counselor.  Email PTAC

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Mailing Address:

PTAC Northeast and Southwest Michigan
625 W. Green Street
Marshall, MI  49068

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. Southwest Michigan PTAC, satellite of Northeast Michigan Consortium (NEMC), is funded in part by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).

The reproduction, reformatting, and/or distribution of PTAC materials in part or in whole, in addition to the reselling of PTAC services, is strictly prohibited.

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An equal opportunity employer / program supported by the State of Michigan. 1-800-285-WORK (9675).
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. Dial 711 Relay Center and TTY.  Supported in part with state and/or federal funds.