Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

CATALYST CAMPUS, Colo. Springs – Almost 200 people from local government and the El Paso County business community joined the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center on October 12th for a ribbon cutting to officially open PTAC’s and SBDC’s new offices at the Catalyst Campus in downtown Colorado Springs….

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PUEBLO, Colo. – Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will hold office hours in Pueblo starting Aug. 9 to provide government contracting assistance for local small businesses. A new partnership between Pueblo County Office of Economic Development and Geographic Information Systems (EDGIS) and Pueblo Latino Chamber of Commerce makes this possible. “This partnership allows us…

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We’re Hiring

We are seeking qualified candidates to join our team in Colorado Springs as Procurement Counselors. See the position descriptions for each role below: Procurement Counselor CS FT Counselor July 2017 CS PT Counselor July 2017 **Please submit a cover letter and résumé to info@coloradoptac.org with the subject line of “(PT or FT) CS Procurement Counselor”.  Please have at…

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Gallatin, TN  June 21, 2017 – The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2017 Outstanding Project Award to the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for their collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a Virtual Industry Day to reach small businesses in nineteen states. The Colorado PTAC was approached…

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GSA Announcement: FAR on iBooks

“GSA has released the first ever iBook version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which is available free from iTunes . According to Dan Briest, Program Manager of Acquisition.gov in GSA’s Office of Acquisition Policy. “We’ve had multiple requests for a downloadable version of the FAR because contracting exists regardless of whether there’s a strong…

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We’re Hiring

Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Procurement Counselor for our office in Golden, CO.  The ideal candidate will have a wide range of knowledge in the government contracting field at all levels.  This position is part-time, 2 days per week, and will require the candidate…

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The New York Times reports that a federal judge in Texas on Tuesday, Nov. 22, issued an injunction against the new rules, halting their enforcement until the court has more time to rule on their merits. Judge Amos L. Mazzant III, according to the Times, “ruled that the Obama administration had exceeded its authority by raising…

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The Department of Defense recently adopted as final, with a number of significant changes, an interim rule implementing several provisions from the 2013 and 2015 National Defense Authorization Acts and the 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act.  The final rule, which took effect on October 21, 2016, addresses contractor reporting on network penetration (hacking) and provides guidance…

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GSA announces SAM to block users

GSA Alert: SAM to block users with IE7 and IE8 “Effective October 28, 2016, the System for Award Management (SAM) will no longer support Internet Explorer versions 7 & 8 (IE7 & IE8). Microsoft announced in January 2016 only the most current version of Internet Explorer (IE) will receive technical support and security updates.  We’ve communicated this…

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