Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Illinois PTAC at RVC

Need help finding information on how to do business with federal, state, and local government? RVC's Procurement Technical Assistance Center can help!

Illinois PTAC

Mission 

Our mission is to provide guidance for business growth. The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Rock Valley College provides no-cost services to businesses in Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson, and Ogle counties. The PTAC can help determine suitability for government contracting. The government marketplace poses unique challenges that can overwhelm a small business that does not have the proper resources. Let us help you determine if your company is ready for government prime or subcontracting. 

The PTAC also has linkages with the federal, state, and local levels through the Illinois Small Business Development Center Network. We work closely with other business assistance programs to provide such services as trade/export assistance through international trade centers, access to financial and energy management assistance, and job training help.  

Services 

  • One-on-one business counseling sessions
  • Help targeting appropriate government agencies
  • Automated bid lead matching services
  • Training seminars, workshops, outreach events
  • Assistance with certifications and registrations
  • Finding subcontracting opportunities
  • Government Standards and Specifications
  • WAWF, UID and RFID guidance
  • Contract Administration assistance
  • Review of bid packages and proposals  

Request PTAC Services

The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program is funded by the Defense Logistics Agency, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Rock Valley College through a cooperative agreement as a service to those members of the business community interested in selling a product or service to the government (federal, state and local).

 

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PTAC Contact

Ann Johns, Program Director
ptac@rockvalleycollege.edu
(815) 921-2091. 

If you are not an Illinois business, but are interested in PTAC service in your area, visit the APTAC website for a PTAC near you.

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Directions to PTAC

The Illinois PTAC at Rock Valley College is located in the EIGERlab business incubator. EIGERlab is a centrally located, state of the art mixed-use incubator serving the region with leading edge business support services.

EIGER

PTAC offices
605 Fulton Avenue, Suite E109 
Rockford, IL 61103

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EIGERlab

Want to learn more about the services at the EIGERlab? Download their brochure.