Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

County of Santa Clara: Request for Quotation & Invitation to Bid

County of Santa Clara: Request for Quotation & Invitation to Bid

Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:00am to 11:30am


County of Santa Clara has awarded nearly $4 billion in contracts in FY20 for a variety of goods and services.

Join us over the next three quarters as we cover the basics of how to do business with the County of Santa Clara.

This second session will provide an overview of the County of Santa Clara’s commonly used procurement processes. We will specifically cover tips and tools on how to confidently participate in the procurement process.


Webinar Topics Include:

  • The basic rules and regulations you must adhere to
  • Understanding how your quote and bid will be evaluated
  • Recognizing opportunities to be more competitive
  • Additional resources
  • Q&A

Next Topics In This Series:

Informal Competitive Procurement - August 2021
Request for Proposal - November 2021

Previous Session:

Feb 2021: County of Santa Clara: Introduction to Government Contracting

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Christina Jones
Sr./Lead Procurement Specialist, Norcal PTAC

Christina is an expert business consultant and facilitator with over 20 years of experience in developing process improvement and training programs to position small businesses for government sales. She specializes in 8(a) certification, contract vehicles to include GSA, and proposal writing. Christina has a proven track record in increasing economic impact through calculated one-on-one counseling of small to medium sized businesses.

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County of Santa Clara

The Procurement Department is dedicated to customer service as it provides contracting and procurement services to support the operations of all County departments. We remain committed to fair and open competition, sound business practices, and leveraging technology as we strive to ensure the public receives the best value for tax dollars expended.

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.