December 2018
Happy Holidays from your Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC) Team!
We at APAC are happy to be able to work with some of the best people in Arkansas. Seeing your businesses succeed in government contracting is what drives us. 

We've seen a lot of contracts awarded to clients this year. Some of those clients were featured in success stories. If you missed our latest one, you can find it here

We invite you to look at the pictures featured in this newsletter. It's filled with photos of your APAC team members and fellow APAC clients. See if you spot anyone you know! 

As we close this year, we look forward to serving our Arkansas small business clients in 2019. We wish you all the best in your government contracting endeavors. Season's Greetings and Happy New Year!

2018 AP AC People, Places & Events

APAC team, clients, and Community and Economic Development Assistant Director receive proclamation for  National PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) Day  from Arkansas Asa Hutchinson. 

Pictured (left to right) are: Debra Garcia (APAC), Alyssa Huber (APAC), Kevin Johnson ( JohnsonDanforth & Associates), Governor Asa Hutchinson, Bridgett Perkins ( Elite Trucking, LLC), Melanie Berman (APAC), Dr. Stacey McCullough
(UACES Community and Economic Development).

APAC Clients in discussion while attending APAC workshop.

APAC staff announce partnership with contracting staff at the Little Rock Air Force Base (LRAFB). 


Clients receive opportunities to hear from a variety  of speakers and guests. APAC offers clients a  diverse range of training topics and events. Such as the panel from the 2018 Arkansas Veteran Business Forum

 73  Events and Trainings this year!
 734  Arkansas Businesses Served!


Networking happens at APAC events.

Program Director Melanie Berman and Procurement Counselor Max Franks team with Patricia Brown of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Lisa and Nikki check in clients  for training.

Procurement Counselors Max Franks and Debra Garcia.

Procurement Counselor Mary Love teaches at  Little Rock Air Force Base event.

Branch out and make a new business connection  
 when you attend your next APAC event.

Attendees and speakers often have discussions after training events.
Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center

Main Office:
2301 S. University Ave. Room 110
Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone: 501-671-2390
Fax: 501-671-2394

Satellite Office:
NorthWest Arkansas Community College
One College Drive
Shewmaker Center For Global Business Development
Room 1022A
Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone: 501-650-6180

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Arkansas, United States Department of Agriculture and County Governments Cooperating.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center  as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.