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Expand Your Business: Contracting with California State Government - Redding

Expand Your Business: Contracting with California State Government - Redding

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:00am to 12:15pm

Selling your goods and services to the State government holds great potential for your business.

Last year the State of California spent more than $10 billion on goods and services, including more than $3 billion with small businesses. State agencies buy everything from construction, HR and lab services to coffee beans and dog food. They even buy goats for grazing!

Part 1: 9am-10:30
Introduction to Doing Business with the State

For businesses new to state contracting or those who want a refresher. Understand the basics of State government contracting. Learn how to get certified as a Small Business or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (SB/DVBE) for a competitive advantage. Understand the basics of State government contracting.

10:30-10:45 Break (cafe on site)

Part 2: 10:45-12:15
Contracting with State Government

For businesses already certified (businesses from the morning session are welcome to join). Get into the thick of it with concrete steps for government contracting success once your business is registered and certified. Learn to identify opportunities that fit your businesa and how to find, bid on, and win state contracts. Understand requirements, compliance, and regulations, and how to market your business successfully to state agencies.


Agencies attending: Caltrans D2, CA Highway Patrol, Parks & Recreation, CAL FIRE, Dept of Corrections & Rehab, Dept of General Services



Hosted by Norcal PTAC

Sponsored and presented by CA Dept of General Services

Co-hosted by Caltrans District 2


Download the flyer HERE.

Caltrans District 2 Office
1031 Butte St
Redding, CA 96001


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