Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Northeast Regional Office

Specialty Services


The Northeast Regional Office coordinates and refers clients to the specialty centers of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. The Massachusetts Export Center helps clients with international endeavors. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps procure government contracts for clients. Both specialty centers have advisors located across Massachusetts and work in coordination with business advisors from our office. As with all MSBDC business advisory services, assistance is free and confidential.

Massachusetts Export CenterThe Massachusetts Export Center offers a full range of targeted, customized services to Massachusetts businesses at any stage in the export process. Services include, but are not limited to: export counseling and technical assistance, international market research and assessment, international business development, export training programs, and the Massachusetts Export Resource Center. Whether you are a small business just thinking about exporting or an experienced exporter, the Massachusetts Export Center stands ready to help with services suited to your needs!

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Massachusetts Export Center Overview


PTACThe Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) advisors are dedicated to providing assistance in bidding, managing and performing on government contracts. Much of the counseling is performed at the client's firm location, making the technical support delivery available in a timely and cost effective manner. PTAC provides a wide range of assistance, such as: guidance on initial registrations and small business certifications, researching procurement histories, small business matchmaking conferences, proposal guidance and review, contract performance issues and much more.

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PTACP video