Special Announcement

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Contracting – Critical Things to Know!
The devastation being wrought by recent hurricanes is creating a tremendous need for emergency rescue, relief, and recovery services, likely resulting in contracting opportunities with state and local government agencies, as well as FEMA. But the storm will also likely be used as an excuse to circulate false information by companies peddling “priority vendor status” – for a hefty fee, of course – promising the “opportunity to help your community for disaster relief efforts and make profits at the same time.” BEWARE of these types of “Opportunities” — FEMA does NOT have a “priority vendor” program. For more information and link to the full article see our Blog on the “Learn More” Tab!

FEMA does not have a priority vendor list, but they do have a voluntary registry list. This voluntary registry is merely used as supplemental market research for the agency. Companies may register in FEMA’s voluntary vendor by downloading forms at “” and submit the completed form to “”

We are sponsoring events across the state! In addition, we make materials accessible via our blog, in case you could not attend an event. Check out our stream of upcoming events below and make sure to register. We hope to see you there.

Free Partner Offerings:

Contact your counselor for information/payment codes to access these informative webinars from our trusted partners, free of charge!

September 26th, 2017. 11:00-1:30 EST: Government Contracting & Tax Credits for Kentucky Small Businesses

October 5, 2017. 12:00-3:00 US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District Business Opportunities Open House

Upcoming KY PTAC Events:

KY PTAC events and webinars are being hosted regularly, online and around the state, free of charge!

By registering for these workshops, you are expressing your intent to become a KYPTAC client and receive free KYPTAC services.

September 22nd, 2017. 1130-1230 EST: MWBE & SDVOSB Certifications – presented by Paula Weglarz and Dawn Watson

September 29th, 2017. 1130-1230 EST: Doing Business with KCTCS

October 6th, 2017. 1130-1230 EST: KYPTAC – Overview of SCORE and Services Offered by Russ Leathem

October 13th, 2017. 1130-1230 EST: KYPTAC – Hubzone Webinar by Nancy Brown

October 17th, 2017.900-300 EST: Meet the Prime – A Reverse Trade Show (Attendee/Small Business Registration)

October 17th, 2017.900-300 EST: Meet the Prime – A Reverse Trade Show (Buyer/Partner/Prime Business Registration with Free table space)

Save the Date

The Kentucky PTAC is hosting a Reverse Trade Show in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. This is an opportunity for networking and encouraging productive vendor partnerships.

Register here.

Current Primes and Partners with Booths – the list grows daily:

  • KAIC – Kentucky Aviation Industry Consortium
  • Universal Spartan, LLC
  • Highlands Diversified Services
  • Ken-tron Mfg., Inc.
  • Morehead State University Space Science Center
  • EST Tool & Machine
  • RFC Aerospace
  • Hardin County Water District No. 1
  • SealingLife Technology
  • Belcan
  • DoubleStar
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Northwood Machine Mfg. Co.
  • Star Aviation, Inc
  • SLI Contracting
  • Louisville Metro Government
  • Transit Authority of River City (TARC)
  • Louisville Regional Airport Authority
  • Seaton Industrial
  • Louisville & Jefferson Co. Metropolitan Sewer District
  • USA Drone Port/HCTC
  • Zotefoams
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
  • DoubleStar
  • Semper Tek, Inc.
  • Lexington Fayette Urban County Government
  • Univedic Software Consulting
  • Louisville Metro Government
  • Boneal Aerospace Inc
  • Rajant
  • Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation