Interested in doing business with the state of Maryland? 

Join the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs
for our FREE technical training classes and position
yourself for success in public procurement market.

Navigating eMaryland Marketplace 

eMaryland Marketplace is the state’s electronic bid board system. Vendors registered in this online system can receive notice of solicitations, search for contracting opportunities, submit bids, and obtain bid results. Join us for an in-depth look at how to navigate this valuable tool and make it work for your company. Our special guest is Cristen Ervin, training and outreach coordinator with the Maryland Department of General Services.

Who should attend
Small business owners who are ready and able to
perform on state-funded contracts.

Procurement 101

New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. This class is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process. We’ll focus on common terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company. 

Who should attend? Small business owners who want to assess the state contracting arena and gain a basic understanding of the procurement


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Navigating eMaryland Marketplace

10 a.m.

Procurement 101
2 p.m.

Governor’s Coordinating Offices
100 Community Place 
Crownsville, MD 21032

If you attend both sessions, please note that there is no cafeteria on site. Bring a bag lunch (drink vending machines are available), or visit a local restaurant during the two-hour break. 

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