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September 06, 2013

VT PTAC to Host Free Workshop on Government Contracting

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) invites small business owners to a free workshop, Selling to the Government, on Wednesday, September 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Passumpsic Savings Bank in Newport, Vt.

This 2-hour workshop is designed to help Vermont small business owners understand the processes used by federal, state and local governments to procure products and services. In this introductory workshop, participants learn the basic fundamentals of government contracting and support tools that are available to small businesses. The Vermont Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration will be outlining the Historically Underutilized Business Zone, a contracting support program available to qualifying businesses.

VT PTAC’s trained and knowledgeable counselors help business owners determine if there are opportunities for their small business, clarify the requirements, and simplify the process of government contracting and subcontracting. Topics include marketing to the government, how to locate bid opportunities, understanding the registration process, and how to successfully compete for government contracts.

Register for this free workshop at: http://vtptac.ecenterdirect.com or contact a VT PTAC Procurement Counselor: Bplastridge@vtsbdc.org; (802) 334-9377.

About the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center: The purpose of the VT PTAC is to help Vermont businesses succeed in obtaining government contracts. The center offers free counseling services to Vermont businesses and provides assistance on how to bid on government contracts at the federal, state and local levels.

VT PTAC Program Headquarters: 1 National Life Drive, 6th Floor, Montpelier, VT 05602, (802) 828-5240, http://accd.vermont.gov/business/start/vtptac

Contact: Angela Owen, Angela.Owen@state.vt.us; 802-828-5237

Source: Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Last Updated at: September 06, 2013 09:02:33