NW Commission’s Govt. Contracting Program Gets a New Name

Have you considered expanding your business to include government contracting? NW Commission is here to help! The APEX Accelerator, formerly known to many as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), provides education, training and one-on-one counseling that all businesses need in order to increase the probability of working in the government market.

APEX Accelerators help American businesses pursue contracts with federal, state, and local governments by assisting with various registration and eligibility requirements, identification of contract opportunities, preparation for applications and submission of bids and more. The program will also support the DoD in targeted market research and other efforts to support specific acquisitions.

The Northwest Commission’s APEX Accelerator offers free government contracting assistance & resources to businesses located in the NW PA counties of Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango & Warren.

Learn more about the APEX Accelerator and their free services at

This article was published in the Venango Chamber’s March 2023 VenangoWorks! Newsletter.

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