Government Contracting

Pinellas County’s experienced Procurement Specialists provide comprehensive services to help position you for success in government contracting.

Grow your Business

The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has rebranded to the Florida APEX Accelerator. Florida APEX Accelerator and Pinellas County is your resource for breaking into and succeeding in the federal, state, and local government contracting marketplace. Our Government Contracting consultingtraining, and information services are available at no cost to businesses, large or small, that possess the interest and potential to perform work – as a prime contractor or a subcontractor – for federal, state or local government agencies.

  • No-Cost Consulting: Evaluate, plan, register, prepare, pursue, and achieve government contracts from the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local agencies, and subcontractors from prime contractors with help from our Procurement Specialists.
  • Networking: Connect with agency buying officers and prime contractors at government contracting and matchmaker events.
  • Training: Receive an introduction to government contracting, learn proposal and bid writing tips and techniques, and many more topics at one of the many workshops held across the region throughout the year.
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Yolanda Goodloe
Business Development Manager
(727) 453-7228
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What our clients are saying:

“Working with the Florida PTAC in Pinellas County has been a major asset in my ability to do business with the government and my company’s growth and development. If you are a business owner trying to win government bids and contracts, this resource is a key to your success. I highly recommend PTAC services to anyone that is interested in entering the federal marketplace”. 

– Joe Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Tri Orb Solutions

This APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense. Hosted statewide by the University of West Florida, the Florida APEX Accelerator Network is also funded in part by the State of Florida and local partners.