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Maryland APEX Accelerator Newsroom

APEX Accelerators Hosts First National APEX Day on Oct. 12, 2023

September 21, 2023    

APEX Accelerators (formerly Procurement Technical Assistance Centers) will host National APEX Day on October 12, 2023, in U.S. cities nationwide. The event, previously known as National PTAC Day, will celebrate the success of the tens of thousands of small businesses that have leveraged APEX Accelerators' training and technical assistance to successfully compete for and win federal, state, and local government contracts. This is the first national event for APEX Accelerators since rebranding from PTACs last year. Learn more HERE.

PTAC Changes Name to APEX Accelerators
January 1, 2023

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) is rebranding. The centers you go to for help at no cost will be called APEX Accelerators instead of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) from 2023. Learn more HERE.

Agencies Partner to Aid Small Businesses 
December 2, 2022

The Defense Department and the U.S. Small Business Administration signed a memorandum of understanding to help both agencies better meet the needs of small businesses in the United States.  Learn more HERE

HUBZone Connections
May 2, 2019

Over 300 small business owners, agencies, and prime contractors participated in the Maryland PTAC HUBZone Connections event on May 2, 2019, at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center in College Park, MD.  Learn more HERE

MD PTAC at UMD Receives Funding for SBA HUBZone Training Initiative
November 7, 2018

The Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MDPTAC) at the University of Maryland has received $66,000 from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to expand its outreach efforts in Maryland's HUBZones. Learn more HERE

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