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Vermont Procurement Technical Center hosts free introduction to government contracting workshop

NEWS RELEASE — Dept. of Economic, Housing and Community Development, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Angela Owen, Dept. of Economic, Housing and Community Development, Agency of Commerce and Community Development
802-828-5237; [email protected]

Montpelier, Vt – The Vermont Procurement Technical Center will be offering a free Introduction to Government Contracting Workshop on Friday, February 7, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation Building (GBIC) in Burlington, VT.

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) team will outline the process used by Federal, State and local Governments to procure products and services and present the fundamentals of government contracting and subcontracting. The VT PTAC counselors will also help business owners determine if opportunities exist for their small business, while clarifying the requirements, and simplifying the process of government contracting. Discussion topics include: understanding the registration process, how to locate bid opportunities, and marketing your company to the government to compete for contracts.

Register for this free workshop online at: or contact a VT PTAC Procurement Counselor: [email protected] or 802.652.2134.

About the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center: The purpose of the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (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 Dr, 6th Floor, Montpelier, VT 05602

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  • Deborah Wright

    Vermont government fails to capture the needs of Southern Vermont by holding these sessions in Montpelier, Burlington. All businesses, including small business owners, wanting to access government contracting cannot take an entire day off from working their business to go up north. This is the 21st century! Is it really beyond the capability of state government to run a “webinar” to allow access to those more than an hour away to participate?