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Contracting with California State Gov | PTAC Government Contracting Web Series

Contracting with California State Gov | PTAC Government Contracting Web Series

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:00am to 11:30am

Are You Ready to Expand Your Business with Government Contracting?

Take the first steps to government marketplace success with local, state and federal agencies. Join us to learn how to find, bid on, and win government contracts.


#2: Contracting with California State Government

In this webinar, OSDS staff will discuss how small businesses and businesses owned by disabled veterans can apply for certification to become privileged sellers in contracting with departments and agencies of the State of California.

Topics will include:

  • Requirements and benefits of state certification
  • Registering and listing your business on Cal eProcure to get contacted and solicited for work by the state’s buyers
  • Using keywords and UNSPSC codes to list what products and services your business offers
  • Finding competitive solicitations to bid on at
  • How to conduct research on what departments buy your business’s products and services
  • Contacting SB/DVBE Advocates – employees in the state who can assist your business in working with their department
  • How to ensure your business meets the requirement to perform a Commercially Useful Function (CUF)

Presented by DGS


Other Sessions in this Web Series

#1: Doing Business with Caltrans Under $10K - Caltrans  [August 18 10am]

Does your business accept visa as a payment method when selling your goods or services? Find out how Caltrans procures goods and services under $10,000 using a visa (calcard) as a payment method and fair & reasonable pricing as a procurement method. More >>

#3: Finding Contracting Opportunities – PTAC [August 25 10am]

One of the first steps to government marketplace success is knowing where to find opportunities. In this webinar, we will look at the different sites for locating contracting opportunities and how to search those sites to find opportunity matches. More >>

#4: Contracting with Federal Government – SBA [August 26 10am]

The Federal Government is the World’s largest buyer of goods and services. Federal agencies purchase over $500B in goods and services each year. 23% of all prime contracts are designated for small businesses. Please join us to learn more about how to do business with the Federal government. More >>


Presented by Norcal PTAC and Caltrans District 2

In collaboration with Northern CA SBDC

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