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Colorado PTAC helped create nearly 14,000 jobs last year

  Officials from the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which helps businesses secure government contracts,  say the organization helped create nearly 14,000 jobs during the last fiscal year. The said PTAC clients received contract awards worth $694 million, creating and retaining 13,878 private sector jobs across Colorado. “Without a doubt, the PTAC is providing an… Continue Reading Colorado PTAC helped create nearly 14,000 jobs last year

Knapp named executive director of PTAC

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Ken Knapp has been named the first executive director of the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Knapp formerly was the deputy director of the PTAC, and will continue those responsibilities. However, he will also be in charge of fundraising for the organization. The PTAC must get part of its funding from private sources, while part… Continue Reading Knapp named executive director of PTAC

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PTAC in our own back yard

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In case you haven’t heard, Colorado was recently awarded a Procurement Technical Assistance Center in September. The Center’s office is located right in Colorado Springs at 6 S. Tejon St. Getting a Center in Colorado was a difficult two-year process led by several key members of the local business community. I have the honor of… Continue Reading PTAC in our own back yard

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PTAC grand opening Monday

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The Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center will have a grand opening celebration from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Don Marostica, director, State Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and PTAC Director Tom Elam will be on hand to greet visitors. The PTAC’s mission is to… Continue Reading PTAC grand opening Monday

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Colorado’s  Procurement Technical Assistance Center , which will be based in Colorado Springs, is scheduled to open this fall. Until Colorado received the PTAC approval, the closest procurement help center was in Wyoming. The Springs office is scheduled to open sometime during September or October. Paid for by a combination of state, local and federal dollars,… Continue Reading State PTAC office to open in Springs this fall

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