MARLBOROUGH, MA (February 14, 2017)  The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC), in conjunction with the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), is holding a free educational workshop for businesses interested in working with government entities on Friday, March 3, 2017, from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA.

Workshop attendees will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while they learn from a panel of experts how to seek, secure, and benefit from government contract work.  The panel of experts includes:

  • Beverly Sleeper, Procurement Officer, City of Marlborough
  • Doug Bushman, Director, Housing Authority, City of Marlborough
  • Sandra Ledbetter, MA Small Business Development Center, Central Mass Procurement Technical Assistance Center

“Many businesses have secured government contracts through the education and connections provided by this workshop,” said Chamber President & CEO Susanne Morreale Leeber, a workshop organizer for the last four years.

Registration for the workshop is required and is available online via the Chamber website at , by phone at  508-485-7746 or via email at

 What:  “How to Secure Government Contracts”

When:  Friday, March 3, 2017 from 7:30am – 9:30am

Where:  Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA

Cost:  FREE – and includes complimentary continental breakfast

Registration:  Advance registration is requested

at or by calling the Chamber office at 508-485-7746.


The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, private organization that provides:

  • A forum and resources for business people to experience individual and collective growth
  • Education through Seminars, Breakfasts and the Small Business Development Center from Clark University
  • Legislative Advocacy and Economic Development that will ultimately result in cohesive regional success throughout the Marlborough Region

The Chamber has been serving the Marlborough community since 1924 and works side by side with public officials, business people and citizens to make the region a better place to live, work, and play.


The Marlborough Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state chartered economic development corporation for the City of Marlborough, MA and represents a public-private partnership for planning.  MEDC works with municipal and private investors to foster economic development, job growth and community revitalization and development.  For more information, visit

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