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SEDA-COG to hold workshop in Lewistown

LEWISTOWN –Businesses will have the opportunity to gain basic principles they need to do business with local, state and federal governments in a free workshop conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments’ Procurement Technical Assistance Center staff.

The Selling to the Government: The First Steps workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, June 21, at the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation, 6395 state route 103 N., Building 60, Lewistown.

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

Cosponsors are the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation, the Penn State Small Business Development Center and the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.

The SEDA-COG Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

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