For Immediate Release
Kolt Communications, Inc
February 9, 2011
Government Contracting Program at Lansing Chamber Helps Land
$25 Million in New Contracts for Regional Businesses During 2011
Contracts Awarded Through PTAC Program Help Create or Retain 504 Local Jobs.
(Lansing-MI) Businesses in Ingham and Eaton Counties working through the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) successfully won government contracts totaling more than $25.2 million dollars in 2011. The government contracts awarded locally are credited with creating or retaining 504 jobs in the region.
“Businesses in the region working through PTAC have really started to get a grasp of the enormous potential for expanding their share of government contracts,” said LRCC President & CEO Tim Daman. “We are encouraging more businesses in the region to investigate how PTAC can help them identify and secure government contracts, which in turn can have help them achieve significant growth.”
The PTACs of Michigan are not-for-profit organizations established as an educational resource for businesses interested in becoming government vendors. The PTAC Center at LRCC is a division of the PTAC of South Central Michigan office which is headquartered in Jackson, Mich. The PTAC of South Central Michigan encompasses seven counties, also including Jackson, Branch, Hillsdale and Lenawee.
The tri-county PTAC office began in 2008 and has experienced steady growth through its business counseling, education and marketing efforts. The office provides many informational sessions on federal government contracting. The PTAC is designed to provide area businesses with detailed information and assistance in order to register for government contracts, identify opportunities and develop marketing strategies to compete in the bid process. For more information, contact Kim Langenberg at 517-853-6445 or email@example.com .