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August workshops to help businesses sell to the government

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Businesses will have the opportunity to learn basic principles they need to know to do business with local, state and federal governments in free workshops this August, conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments Procurement Technical Assistance Center staff.


The Selling to the Government: The First Steps workshops will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the following dates and locations:

  • Aug. 1 – Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce, 102 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Registration link:
  • Aug. 10 – MANTEC, 600 N. Hartley St., Suite 100, York. Registration link:
  • Aug. 22 – Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation, 6395 SR 103 N., Building 60, Lewistown. Registration link:

Topics include:

  • How the government buys goods and services
  • Certifications and registrations necessary to sell to local, state and federal governments
  • How government agencies advertise their opportunities
  • Locating subcontracting opportunities with government “prime” contractors
  • Understanding the sales process


Registration is required and can be completed online at the above links. For more information, contact SEDA-COG’s Kristen Moyer at 570-524-4491 or


Cosponsors include the Innovative Manufacturers Center, the Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Penn State SBDC, and the Juniata Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.


SEDA-COG’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps companies explore and compete in the local, state and federal government marketplace. For more information about the SEDA-COG Procurement Technical Assistance Center, visit

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Created at 7/17/2017 10:03 AM by Liz Regan
Last modified at 7/17/2017 10:03 AM by Liz Regan