Businesses can learn how to get paid quickly when contracting with the U.S. Department of Defense at a webinar by SEDA-Council of Governments’ Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

The Department of Defense offers millions of dollars’ worth of contracts to qualifying businesses. The department uses an electronic invoicing system, and correct submittal by businesses is key to ensuring timely payment.

David Kern, small business specialist with Tobyhanna Army Depot, will show businesses how to:

Register with the invoicing system (Wide Area Workflow)

Submit invoices correctly

Track payment status

The webinar will be held from 10 to 12:00 p.m. March 17. To register for the webinar, visit For more information, contact SEDA-COG’s Robert Brown at 570-524-4491 or

Cosponsors are the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of JARI, Southeast Pennsylvania, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Monroe County- Finger Lakes, and the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission.

SEDA-COG’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps companies explore and compete in the local, state, and federal government marketplace. For more information about the SEDA-COG Procurement Technical Assistance Center, visit