Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center


 Training Schedule


The Procurement Technical Assistance Center offers training on procurement. Seminars are offered at no charge and held in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted. For information on other business training offered by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, visit

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How to Become a GSA Federal Supply Schedule Holder and Government Contracting 101

PTAC         SBA

This free one-day workshop is typically held once a month in Boston.

This workshop, designed to encourage and support small businesses interested in obtaining a GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract; learn more about contracting opportunities, the procurement process and resources available.

Not sure which solicitation applies to your product or service? Refer to GSA's Schedules e-Library website in order to view or download solicitations. You can also view and download solicitations by visiting the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website.

Before attending the workshop, please review the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program and the GSA Vendor Tool Box. Please direct any questions regarding the GSA MAS Program to the GSA MAS Helpdesk (National Customer Service Center) by phone at 1-800-488-3111 or by email at

To register for an event, click on a specific date below and you will be transferred to the registration form. Space is limited to the first 25 participants, so register early!

Dates:  TBA
Time: Registration 9:45 a.m.; Program 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building, 10 Causeway Street, 1st Floor, Boston - check exact room location on registration form
Cost: Free
Contact: Questions about GSA Multiple Award Schedules Program, contact the GSA MAS Helpdesk at 800-488-3111 or by email at For difficulties with seminar registration, please contact Stephen Edmonds at or 781-801-3036.

Cosponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Government Contracting


Introduction to Government Contracting

PTACThis workshop is only for small businesses located in the Western Massachusetts area. It will focus on how to potentially do business with the federal, state and local governments. Learn about free and confidential PTAC services — including electronic bidmatching service. It will also provide a brief overview of government procurement/contracting and basic steps on marketing products and/or services to the government. The session will conclude with a brief Q&A session.

Presented by Grace Otta of Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Western Massachusetts region.

To register for an event, click on a specific date below and you will be transferred to the registration form. Space is limited, so register early!

Dates: TBA
Time: Registration 10:25 a.m.; Program 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Scibelli Enterprise Center, Training Room, One Federal Street, Building 101, 1st Floor, Springfield
Cost: Free
Contact: Grace Otta at or 413-545-6303