Counseling

 

A business is ready to receive Maryland PTAC counseling services provided it has been established for at least 1 year and has a product or service that has a reasonable expectation of being procured under a government contract or purchase order.  There is NO COST to the business owner who receives services. Please allow 30 business days for your application to be processed.

Our services include:
 

  • Information on federal/state/local procurement opportunities.
     

  • Assistance with SBIR & STTR applications
     

  • Advice for obtaining solicitations, references, specifications, and drawings from buying offices.
     

  • Assistance with preparation of bidders' mailing list applications.
     

  • Market research to locate government agencies who buy your products or services.
     

  • Help in locating subcontracting opportunities.
     

  • Access to a library of federal, state, and local procurement resources.
     

  • Support with bid package preparation.
     

  • Pre/post-award contract assistance.
     

  • Aid with electronic commerce/electronic data interchange.
     

  • Guidance for small, minority, women-owned, and disabled veteran certifications.
     

  • Referrals to other programs or activities to support businesses when appropriate.

I wanted to take a second to thank you for so much of your time yesterday. Your expertise, knowledge, and willingness to help me will certainly make a HUGE difference for me and our company." - Sheila M.