Maine APEX Accelerator (formerly Maine PTAC) at Eastern Maine Development Corp.


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About Us

Governments are looking for small businesses to provide the services and products they need, which is just about everything. Maine APEX Accelerators (formerly Maine PTAC) assists businesses that are selling to, or have potential to sell to federal, state, and local governments. Our Procurement Counselors work one-on-one with businesses to help them find, win and perform on government contracts. We are funded through the Department of Defense and hosted in Maine at Eastern Maine Development Corporation. there are no fees for our services.

- Help you position your business for success in the government marketplace
- Assist in obtaining the registrations and certifications needed
- Identify which government offices and prime contractors buy your services or products
- Sign you up to be notified – on a daily basis – of bid requests specific to your services or products
- Provide training and networking events to connect you with buying officers and prime contractors
- Assist with understanding requirements:1) to prepare bids, and 2) for successful contract performance

We provide online training, industry days and matchmaker events. We help you access municipal, county, state and federal government opportunities locally or nationwide as either a prime or subcontractor.

You should consider our program if your company is seeking new sources of revenue or would like assistance with government contracting.

Rep/Contact Info

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Christopher Paradis
Procurement Counselor