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Ongoing training is critical to keep businesses informed of the latest procurement practices and opportunities, as well as to providing businesses with the opportunity to ask questions and meet others with similar interests.

That's why NH-PTAP offers special events and training programs on various topics at locations around the state. Training sessions are tailored to the needs of our clients. If there are areas of training beneficial to your company, please contact Deb Avery at deborah.avery@dred.nh.gov.

NH-PTAP Events

How to Market your Company to GSA and the Federal Buyers
Are you on a GSA schedule and don't know what to do next? Are you on schedule but haven't had any or many sales?

Attend this training event and hear guest speaker Jerry Smith, Sr., Regional GSA Director, OSBU speak about how to market your company once on a GSA Schedule.

The New England Region's Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) serves as GSA's regional liaison and advocate for small businesses within Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
9 am - noon
Lakes Region Community College
379 Belmont Road
Laconia, NH
RSVP:   http://nhptap.ecenterdirect.com/  

Making the Most of the Matchmaker / Preparing for the Matchmaker
Learn how to:

• Plan your day to maximize the opportunities;
• Do effective market research to identify your best targets;
• Learn how to make a strong, positive impression that plays from your strengths;
• Prepare a first-rate capabilities statement, the “must have” marketing literature.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
9 – 11:30 am
Great Bay Community College
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH
RSVP:   http://nhptap.ecenterdirect.com/  

Creating a Capabilities Statement
How to create a winning white paper/capabilities statement to bring to the upcoming matchmaker in Portland Maine. Your Capabilities Statement is the most important piece of marketing literature for selling to government agencies and prime contractors. You have one chance to get it right! This workshop will review how to prepare a competent and engaging capabilities statement, and will conclude with one-on-one interactive review of your statement. Let us help you look as good as you really are!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
9 am – 11:30 am
Great Bay Community College
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH
RSVP:   http://nhptap.ecenterdirect.com/  

NH-PTAP partner Events

Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center is having a Matchmaker in Portland, Maine.
August 6-7, 2015
More details will be out soon!




NH-PTAP, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DOD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DOD or DLA. NH-PTAP is also funded by the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED), and operates as a program of the Business Resource Center within the Division of Economic Development (DED).

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