Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center


Request for Counseling


The Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides marketing and procurement assistance to Massachusetts businesses interested in selling goods or services to federal, state and local governments.

Confidential services are provided at no charge. Nominal fees are charged for some seminars and conferences. In order to access the services of the Massachusetts PTAC, you must meet the following three criteria:

  1. Your business must be headquartered in Massachusetts

  2. You must be in business for at least two years

  3. Must have a valid e-mail and Internet access

  • If you meet the above criteria, please complete our Request for Counseling form to begin the process of accessing PTAC services. Please note: As part of the agreement to receive counseling services, PTAC clients are required to complete quarterly online surveys in order to continue receiving services.

  • If you are a new business owner with less than two years in business, you can receive free and confidential business assistance through the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC). The MSBDC provides high-quality, in-depth business advice, training and capital access which contributes to the entrepreneurial growth of small businesses throughout Massachusetts. Services are delivered through a network of skilled professional staff supported by a federal, state, educational and private sector partners. Business advisory services are provided at no charge. For further information, visit
  • If your business is headquartered in another state, please visit the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Center (APTAC) website at to find the PTAC office closest to you.


By contacting our office at 413-545-6303 and requesting at least two weeks in advance, every attempt will be made to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities and those who need translation services.