Selling to Government



Small Business Services, Department of City
NYC Business Solutions Selling to Government services help businesses learn how to sell products and services to government agencies. Through workshops, courses, networking events and direct assistance, these services help businesses understand local, state, and federal procurement procedures and offer guidance on how to successfully find and compete for government contract opportunities.

Selling to Government assistance is provided in the following categories:

Become a Government Contractor: Provide guidance and direction on getting diversity certifications, government vendor enrollment and understanding procurement rules at the City, State and Federal level.

Find the Right Opportunity: Support companies in their government sales efforts, alert them to opportunities and advise them on how to better position themselves in the government procurement market.

Respond to an Opportunity: Assist companies in understanding contract requirements, project financing and bonding needs as well as providing valuable feedback on bids and proposals.

Perform on a Contract: Educating companies on how to successfully manage and complete awarded contracts, submit payment paperwork and resolve issues with government agencies.

To access Selling to Government services please contact the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) using the contact information available below. Please be sure to have the company name and contact information (i.e. phone number, address, email) for the company requesting assistance. A Vendor Service Representative will respond to requests within 48 hours.

Before selling to government, businesses are encouraged to register as vendors with the government level- City, State, or Federal- to which they plan to sell products or services. Please visit the links below for registration information for each government level.

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
110 William St, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10038
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Selling to Government

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