Selling to government workshop to be held

LEWISTOWN –Businesses will have the opportunity to learn basic principles to work with local, state and federal governments in a free workshop in Lewistown, conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments Procurement Technical Assistance Center staff.

The Selling to the Government: The First Steps workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 28 at the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation, 6395 state Route 103 north, building 60.

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 For more information, contact SEDA-COG’s Kristen Moyer at (570) 524-4491 or

Co-sponsors include the Innovative Manufacturers’ Center, the Penn State Small Business Development Center, and the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau.