Calendar

Feb
24
Mon
NWMMSDC & OMWBE Present: MBE Certification Workshop @ NWMMSDC Office, Conference Room
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
NWMMSDC & OMWBE Present: MBE Certification Workshop @ NWMMSDC Office, Conference Room

Are you interested in obtaining the state and/or private/public sector Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certifications? Join the Northwest Mountain MSDC and the WA state Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises in a collaborative MBE certification workshop.

Agenda: 

  • Presentation by NWMMSDC
  • Presentation by OMWBE
  • Question and Answer
  • Open Workshop (bring your applications and come ready with questions)

Register Here

Feb
27
Thu
King County Construction Contractor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Construction Contractor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Construction Contractor Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County implements construction contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting successful bids
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Construction Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Construction Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Mar
3
Tue
Seattle City Light: How to Successfully Navigate City Light’s Procurement Process
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Seattle City Light: How to Successfully Navigate City Light's Procurement Process

Join Seattle City Light for a free training ‘How to Successfully Navigate City Light’s Procurement Process’ for all firms including WMBE firms!

This workshop will be hosted twice (Tuesday, March 3 at 1 pm – 4 pm) and (Wednesday, March 4 at 9 am – 12 pm)

Click here to view flyer for more information

Mar
4
Wed
Seattle City Light: How to Successfully Navigate City Light’s Procurement Process
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seattle City Light: How to Successfully Navigate City Light's Procurement Process

Join Seattle City Light for a free training ‘How to Successfully Navigate City Light’s Procurement Process’ for all firms including WMBE firms!

This workshop will be hosted twice (Tuesday, March 3 at 1 pm – 4 pm) and (Wednesday, March 4 at 9 am – 12 pm)

Click here to view flyer for more information

Mar
5
Thu
WA PTAC & Thurston EDC – Alliance Northwest @ Washington State Fair Grounds Mattress Firm Showplex
Mar 5 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
WA PTAC & Thurston EDC - Alliance Northwest @ Washington State Fair Grounds Mattress Firm Showplex

This event brings together prime contractors, government agencies and small businesses featuring:

  • Tradeshow
  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops
  • Matchmaking session with government agencies and prime contractors

To learn more and register, click here.

Mar
6
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Mar
19
Thu
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Goods & Services Vendor Orientation. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County buys goods & services
    • How to effectively market your goods & services to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting bids and proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Goods & Services Buyer
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Senior Buyer

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Apr
3
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Apr
8
Wed
2020 Regional Contracting Forum @ The Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center (GTCTC)
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
2020 Regional Contracting Forum @ The Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center (GTCTC)

The Regional Contracting Forum is a network event hosted by Washington government associations to meet with businesses. This “reverse trade show” style-networking event is an opportunity for companies to meet with prime contractors and government organizations to ask questions and get information on how to do business with government.

Register for Free to Attend 

Apr
16
Thu
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers an Architectural & Engineering Consultant Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as small firm
    • How King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

May
1
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

May
14
Thu
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Goods & Services Vendor Orientation. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County buys goods & services
    • How to effectively market your goods & services to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting bids and proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Goods & Services Buyer
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Senior Buyer

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Jun
5
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Jun
11
Thu
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers an Architectural & Engineering Consultant Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as small firm
    • How King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Jul
16
Thu
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Goods & Services Vendor Orientation. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County buys goods & services
    • How to effectively market your goods & services to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting bids and proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Goods & Services Buyer
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Senior Buyer

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Aug
6
Thu
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers an Architectural & Engineering Consultant Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as small firm
    • How King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Aug
7
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Sep
4
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Sep
17
Thu
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Goods & Services Vendor Orientation. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County buys goods & services
    • How to effectively market your goods & services to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting bids and proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Goods & Services Buyer
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Senior Buyer

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Sep
20
Sun
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) @ The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Sep 20 – Sep 25 all-day
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) @ The University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Save the Date!

Interested in participating? Submit your application to NMSDC.

Sep
21
Mon
MSDUK 2020 Conference & Awards Gala
Sep 21 – Sep 24 all-day
MSDUK 2020 Conference & Awards Gala

Save the Date!

Join the MSDUK for their 2020 Conference and Awards Gala in London from September 21-24, 2020.

For more information, click here.

Oct
2
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Oct
15
Thu
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers an Architectural & Engineering Consultant Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as small firm
    • How King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Oct
29
Thu
King County Construction Contractor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Construction Contractor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Construction Contractor Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County implements construction contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting successful bids
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Construction Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Construction Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Nov
6
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Nov
19
Thu
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Goods & Services Vendor Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers a Goods & Services Vendor Orientation. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as a small firm
    • How King County buys goods & services
    • How to effectively market your goods & services to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting bids and proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Goods & Services Buyer
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Senior Buyer

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here

Dec
4
Fri
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
City of Seattle: First Friday Drop-In Day "How To Do Business with the City of Seattle" @ Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor, Conference Room 4080

The City of Seattle, Purchasing and Contracting department invites you to the “How To Do Business with the City of Seattle” drop in day, the first Friday of each month (excluding July).

Goods and Services | Construction Public Works | Consultant Services

Agenda:

  • 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Purchasing 101
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Meet one-on-one with the buyers

Details:

  • Find out if the City buys the type of product/service you offer
  • Learn about City bid processes for your product/service
  • See if there is a contract in place for those items, and if so, when will it be re-bid
  • Find out who you should market to
  • Get information about the Consultant Roster program and application process
  • Learn about the City’s Public Works contracting process
  • See how to access online plans and specifications for public works construction projects
  • Learn about opportunities through City Job Order Contracting
  • Hear about the City’s WMBE resources

FIRST FRIDAY provides comprehensive information in a two-hour session.  City Buyers and Contract Program Administrators will be available to answer questions and meet individually with Vendors and Contractors.

Sorry, no SMT garage parking validation or reimbursement for on-street parking.

Questions? Call (206) 684-0444

Dec
10
Thu
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
King County Architecture & Engineering Consultant Orientation @ Chinook Building, 3rd Floor

King County now offers an Architectural & Engineering Consultant Orientation 101. During this 2-hour session, they’ll discuss:

    • Registering as a King County vendor, applying to County rosters, and certifying as small firm
    • How King County implements Architecture & Engineering contracts
    • How to effectively market your firm to King County agencies
    • Tips for submitting proposals
    • Best practices for maximizing your opportunities

Orientation Details:

Part 1 | Formal Presentation

Part 2 | Meet their experts:

  • Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialists
  • Sustainable Purchasing Manager
  • Small Business Certification Specialist

Subject Matter Expert: Architecture & Engineering Contract Specialist

Orientation Facilitator: Cristal Moreno, Strategic Partnership Specialist

RSVP Here