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May 20, 2014

Small Business Owners Invited to Learn the Fundamentals of Selling to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) invites small business owners to a free workshop on Fundamentals of Selling to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The workshop, “Fundamentals of Selling to the Defense Logistics Agency,” will be held Thursday, June 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in South Burlington, Vt.

This two-part workshop is essential to Vermont small businesses who are interested in selling products or services to the DLA. In the first segment, held from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., attendees will learn the basic process used by the DLA to procure products and services. The presentation will also cover the types of assistance that the VT PTAC counselors can provide, including identifying opportunities and providing guidance in becoming a DLA vendor or approved source.

The second segment, from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., is an in-depth workshop on the Defense Logistics Agency Internet Bid Board System. In this workshop, attendees will explore the web-based application that is used by the DLA to procure a variety of products and services. VT PTAC counselors will show participants how to view solicitations, view request for quotations (RFQ), view request for proposals (RFP), submit quotations, and more.

To register for this free workshop, and to see a complete listing of training events, go to: or contact VT PTAC Procurement Counselor Ed Williams at and (802) 885-3061.


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.

Contact: Angela Owen, Vermont Dept. of Economic Development, Agency of Commerce and Community Development;; (802) 828-5237

Source: Department of Economic Development
Last Updated at: May 20, 2014 11:21:27