The Community Center for Entrepreneurship


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The Community Center for Entrepreneurship is the region’s premier resource for urban business development. Our partner network sponsors and fosters business growth both for the student or individual seeking to launch a new business, as well as the small business owner seeking to grow their business to a new level of expansion.

Upcoming Events

Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: E175

Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth (6-8 p.m.)


  • Learn what it takes to do business with the State! During the workshop, you will:
  • Learn about the Commonwealth’s process for Goods and Services contracting
  • Learn about the Small Business Purchasing Program and the Supplier Diversity
  • Program
  • Find out where to locate government business opportunities
  • Be introduced to COMMBUYS, the Commonwealth’s online Market Center


COMMBUYS Vendor Registration Assistance (8:15 - 8:45 p.m.)

Following the Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth workshop, the OSD trainer will demonstrate how to register for a free COMMBUYS vendor account.  Attendees may follow along, creating an account in just a few minutes.

To Register


  1. Visit
  2. On the right side of the screen, click “Register for OSD Trainings”
  3. Select the “Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth” hyperlink
  4. Click on the “Richard E. Neal City Hall Annex Building” hyperlink
  5. Complete the registration form
  6. Click “Register.”

For More Information

OSD Training Department
One Ashburton Place, Suite 1017
Boston, MA 02108