Training and Events

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 the Procurement Technical Assistance Center 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

To RSVP to events below, go to

Procurement Technical Assistance Center Events

Registration is FREE for all Procurement Technical Assistance Center Workshops

JUNE 2019

Introduction to Federal Government Contracting

The Center for Women Enterprise hosts this workshop, presented by NH PTAC. Learn the fundamentals of selling to the government and the SBA's Woman-Owned Small Business Program.  This workshop is free of charge and advance registration is required. 

Tuesday, June 25 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
30 Temple Street, Suite 610, Nashua, NH

Click here to learn more and register.

Procurement Technical Assistance Center Supported Events

MAY 2019

UNH Advanced Manufacturing Day
UNHInnovation is hosting Advanced Manufacturing Day, where UNH researchers, industry members, state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and more can come together to learn about ongoing research topics, industrial needs, and collaboration opportunities. The event will include a networking time for the exchange of information and ideas, tours of the UNH John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center, Space Science Center, University Instrumentation Center, and InterOperability Lab, an expo featuring UNH research centers and business resources, and poster presentations.

Thursday, May 23, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center
121 Technology Drive, Durham, NH 03824

Register here for this free event!

General Dynamics, Electric Boat Matchmaking Event "Leading the Way", Groton, CT

The Leading the Way event features business education programs, networking and matchmaking opportunities.  Training and information sessions will occur throughout the day.  This event is free of charge.  Registration has closed.

Wednesday, May 29 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Mystic Marriot, 625 North Road, Groton, CT 06340

JUNE 2019

Cybersecurity Workshop Training - DFARS 204.73/NIST SP 800-171

Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program.

Wednesday, June 13, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Radisson Nashua Hotel
11 Tara Boulevard Nashua
Nashua, NH 03062

This workshop is open to all small businesses. Advance registration is required. Register here.

SBIR/STTR Spring Innovation Conference
SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this conference you'll learn how to participate and compete for funding in these two programs that encourage small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) and to commercialize your technological innovations.

June 17-18, 2019
Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
Click here to learn more and register. 



This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. We are also funded by the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, and we operate as a program within the Division of Economic Development.