How to do Business with the Government in Massachusetts

Published: April 30, 2019

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Government Contracting with the Bay State

Learn how to grow your government sales with the state of Massachusetts.

Use this guide to:

  • Learn how to register as a vendor in Massachusetts’ COMMBUYS state procurement and purchasing website
  • Discover how to search for bidding opportunities in COMMBUYS
  • Understand small business and diversity programs such as Massachusetts’ Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP) and Supplier Diversity Program (SDP)
  • Locate Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) throughout the Bay State

Table of Contents

  • Introduction & Overview (pp. 2-3)
  • Register with Massachusetts as a Vendor (p. 4)
  • Searching for Bidding Opportunities Withing Massachusetts' COMMBUYS Procurement Site (p. 5)
  • Other Contracting Vehicles in Massachusetts (pp. 6-7)
  • Additional Resources (pp. 8-9)