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PTAC Procurement Symposium

11th Annual PTAC Procurement Symposium (2016)

“Half a TRILLION DOLLARS: Too Big To Ignore”

This year’s Symposium will be a VENDOR FAIR with a focused opportunity for Utah businesses to meet with large prime contractors and multiple state and federal agencies.  

The VENDOR FAIR will be held October 20, 2016 at the Provo Marriott in Provo, UT.

There is no cost to attend but registration is required.  REGISTER FOR VENDOR FAIR

List of confirmed vendors:

  • PTAC Vendor Fair Booth List 2016

    1) Triumph Gear Systems

    2) BAE Systems

    3) Honeywell International

    4) Lockheed Martin

    5) The Boeing Company

    6) L-3 Communications

    7) Orbital ATK

    8) Northrop Grumman

    9) Ogden Air Logistics Complex (OALC)

    (309th Maintenance Group)

    10) 309th Software Maintenance Group

    11) 309th Software Maintenance Group

    12) Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)

    13) U.S. Dept. of Transportation

    14) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    15) UAS-Rapid Integration Acceptance Center (UAS-RIAC)

    16) MICC Dugway Proving Ground

    17) U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

    18) Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

    19) Bureau of Reclamation

    20) Government Services Administration

    (GSA Public Building Service)

    21) 748th Supply Chain Management Group

    22) SCORE

    23) World Trade Center Utah

    24) Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund

    25) Women’s Business Center

    26) Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

    27) Impact Utah

    28) USTAR

    29) Utah Dept. of Veterans and Military Affairs

    30) Utah Dept. of Work Force Services

    31) Small Business Development Center

    32) U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

    33) HAFB Small Business Office

    34) U.S. Dept. of Labor Wage & Hour Div.

    35) Logistic Specialties Inc. (LSI)

    36) Holland & Hart LLP

    37) Davis Applied Technology Center (DATC)

    38) Utah Valley University

    39) University of Utah Purchasing Dept.

    40) State of Utah Division of Purchasing & General Services

    42) Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

    43) Utah Dept. of Transportation (UDOT)

    44) Governor’s Office of Economic Development

    45) Utah PTAC

    46) Utah National Guard

    47) Manufacturers Extension Partnership/Utah Manufacturers Association


8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Registration Opens
8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions: Chuck Spence
Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Meet with Vendors, Reverse Tradeshow/Networking

Scroll below to explore past symposiums.

10th Annual PTAC Procurement Symposium (2015)

Tuesday October 20, 2015

“LOOKING BACK, LOOKING AHEAD: Celebrating 10 Years of Success”

$2.96B Reasons To Attend: In the last 10 years, PTAC has assisted Utah businesses in obtaining $2.96 billion in government contracts. And they can help you.


7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions: Chuck Spence
Deputy Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Morning Presentations (Video)
Featured Speaker: Lt. Governor Spencer Cox
Keynote Speaker: Steve Koprince
Managing Partner, Koprince Law

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Reverse Tradeshow/Networking

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
Government Contracting 101: Leveraging Your Small Business Capabilities for Government Contracting
Doing Business with The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
All Aboard! Next Stop, Contractville – Transit and Highway Construction Coming
Finding Contracting Opportunities

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Networking Break

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunchtime Presentation (Video)
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Grimes
CEO of CFO Leasing, Inc.

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking and Conclusion

9th Annual Utah PTAC Procurement Symposium (2014)

Thursday October 23, 2014

PTAC Day of Program

PTAC Day of Photos

2014 Exhibitors

Featured Presenter: Video, Presentation
Joshua Frank
Principal & Founder RSM Federal

1st Breakout Session
PTAC Contracting 101
VETS Verification
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Part 1
Small Business Administration (SBA) Part 1

Lunch Presentation Video 
Keynote Speaker: Governor Gary R. Herbert
Governor – State of Utah

Lunch Presentation Video 
Featured Speakers: Karen Gunn 
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business, Kaddas Enterprises

2nd Breakout Session
Roadmap to Success (Panel, no powerpoint)
Utah Transit Authority (UTA)
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Part 2
Small Business Administration (SBA) Part 2

8th Annual Utah PTAC Procurement Symposium (2013)


Tuesday October 22, 2013

South Towne Exposition Center

9575 S State Street

Sandy, UT 84070

View 2013 Exhibitors that attended

View the 2013 Program

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Welcoming and Opening Remarks: Fred G. Lange
Director, Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers

8:10 AM – 8:30 AM
Featured Speaker: Gary R. Herbert
Governor, State of Utah

8:40 AM – 9:00 AM
Keynote Speaker: Scott Anderson
President and CEO, Zions Bank
View the Recording – Part 1
View the Recording – Part 2

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Vendor Fair & Networking

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
1st Breakout Session

11:00AM – 11:45 AM
2nd Breakout Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch Presentation: Karen Gunn
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
View the Recording

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
3rd Breakout Session

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Vendor Fair & Networking

Please check back for updates and details

If you want to be an exhibitor in a booth please contact:
Cory Holley 801-863-8713