Commerce RI PTAC Program Announces 2014 State and Federal Construction Networking Event

PROVIDENCE, RI –  Commerce RI’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) announces the release of the preliminary agenda for its annual State and Federal Construction Projects Networking Event.

This event, to take place on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., enables the local constructions community to learn about current and future federal and state constructions projects. This year’s event is forecasted to generate over $2 billion in government construction contracts. Representatives will be available to discuss project requirements one-to-one.

The event will be held at Bryant University’s Bello Center in Smithfield, RI. Those interested can register at or contact Soraya Sundberg at (401) 278-9173 or for more information.

About Rhode Island Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

The RI PTAC is sponsored and funded by the Defense Logistics Agency through a cooperative agreement with Commerce RI. Its mission is to maximize the number of Rhode Island companies winning government contracts by helping these businesses sell their products into the local, state and federal government marketplace. For more information on the RI PTAC services, visit

About Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is the full-service, official economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. A quasi-public agency, the corporation serves as a government and community resource to help streamline the business expansion in, and relocation to, Rhode Island. The agency assists companies with commercial real estate, business financing, workforce training and other relevant issues.

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