Services

  • Group presentations and seminars on contracting topics.
  • One-to-one counseling with businesses on any government contract related matter such as:
    • Identifying government agencies that purchase a firm's products or services.
    • Help complete proper forms for bidder's mailing lists.
    • Classify a firm's products or services according to federal supply codes.
    • Locate military and other government specifications and drawings for clients.
    • Alert business of emerging trends in government procurement.
    • Identify special opportunities for small business opportunities and small minority/women owned firms.
  • Access to Contracting Resource Library
  • Bid Publications available at the PTA Center include:
    • Commerce Business Daily
    • New York State Contract Reporter
    • Empire State Builder
    • NYS DOT Notice of Highway Lettings
    • NYS DOT Tabulation of Results
  • Electronic Bid Matching
  • Government Contracting Newsletter
    • A monthly newsletter containing up-to-date contracting information.
    • A special emphasis is given to new trends such as electronic commerce.
  • Electronic Bulletin Board
    • Information networks that are accessed by a computer via modem, providing a direct link to purchasing centers that use these networks to advertise contract opportunities.
  • Contracting Regulation and Guides include:
    • DoD Index of Specifications and Standards
    • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations
    • Defense Subcontracting with Small Businesses and Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns
    • NYS Directory of Public Schools
    • Government Agency Telephone Directories
    • Federal and State Index of Commodities
    • Miscellaneous Contract Forms
    • Listing of State and Local Government Departments

Contact Economic Development

  • Call the Director at 716-938-2310
  • Call the Business Specialist at 716-938-2311
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