2024 California Department of General Services 3-Part Series

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - March 19 @ 7:00 pm
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This is an excellent opportunity for businesses to learn how to navigate the state contracting process in California.

During this event, our experts will provide an introduction to state contracting, including information on registering and certifying your business with the state of California. Additionally, we’ll provide an overview of acquisition methods to help businesses understand the process of acquiring government contracts.

This event is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to navigate the state contracting process and take advantage of the opportunities available to businesses in California.

Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity! Register today to secure your spot and take the first step toward state contracting success.



Tuesday, March 5, 2024

5 PM-7 PM

How To Do Business With The State Of California 

Topics include:

  • SB/DVBE certification program
  • Cal eProcure
  • Find bid opportunities
  • Research past purchases
  • SB/DVBE Advocates
  • Commercially Useful Function
  • Resources


Tuesday, March 12, 2024

5 PM-7 PM

I’m Certified, Now What?

Topics include:

  • Find bid opportunities
  • Improve your Cal eProcure profile
  • Market research through past purchases
  • SB/DVBE Advocates
  • Reciprocity
  • Commercially Useful Function
  • Resources


Tuesday, March 19, 2024

5 PM-7 PM

Contracting With The State of California

Topics include:

  • Overview of acquisition methods
  • Contracts exempt from advertising
  • Leveraged Procurement Agreements
  • Procurement methods
  • Common mistakes and tips
  • Commercially Useful Function
  • Resources


Recommendations and requirements:

Must register via Eventbrite registration page.

This is a secure online (zoom) meeting. All participants are required to register on their zoom account 48 hours prior to the event.

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March 5 @ 5:00 pm
March 19 @ 7:00 pm
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NLBWA Inland Empire