Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Interested in expanding your small business into new markets? Need guidance on how to navigate the maze of governmental contracting? PTAC advises you on how to maximize opportunities and marketing exposure to government agencies and large corporations. Businesses that have an established commercial market, commitment to quality and can commit time & effort are the perfect candidates.

We offer FREE one-on-one advising and a variety of workshops to help your business, not only survive but thrive! 

The PTAC services offered:

      • Customized computerized bid opportunity matching
      • Registration assistance
      • Certification assistance (MBE, WBE, DBE, VOSB, SDVOSB, 8(a), HUBZone)
      • Proposal review
      • Proposal preparation assistance
      • Market research
      • Procurement history reports 

Contact Information

Center for Entrepreneurship
Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 201
Lisle, IL 60532

Rita Haake, Program Manager
Phone: (630) 942-2184
Fax: (630) 505-4931

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Illinois PTAC

Illinois PTAC at College of DuPage which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of DCEO.

 Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Rita Haake, 2525 Cabot Drive, Lisle IL 60532, (630) 942-2184.

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