SBA and the Louisiana PTAC will celebrate National PTAC Day on September 18, 2019

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Release Date:September 16, 2019

 

Release Number: 19-11

 

 

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SBA and the Louisiana PTAC will celebrate National PTAC Day on September 18, 2019

 

LOUISIANA 

The U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana District Office and the Louisiana PTAC will celebrate National PTAC Day on September 18, 2019.  Since 1989, the Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (LA PTAC) has offered high-quality technical assistance to existing businesses in Louisiana in their pursuit of local, state and federal government contracts at no cost to the client, and provided government contract training to meet the needs of Louisiana businesses by offering numerous workshops and trainings throughout the year in Louisiana.

 

The LA PTAC is a cooperative effort by the Defense Logistics Agency, Louisiana Economic Development and University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since 2009, LA PTAC has counseled 12,494 businesses, conducted 561 seminars and assisted Louisiana based businesses in securing 35,986 government contracts totaling $4.4Billion and creating or sustaining 44,000 jobs.

 

The LA PTAC provides a value and impact to Louisiana’s economy, contributes to the distinct culture of our communities and Louisiana businesses benefit from the technical support and training provided by the Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center. For the Louisiana District Office, we have worked with the Louisiana PTAC since it’s inception

 

 John Bel Edwards, Governor of the State of Louisiana, do hereby proclaim September 18, 2019 as Louisiana PTAC Day.

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