Do you understand how the State of Maryland buys its goods and services? Spending taxpayer dollars requires an open and transparent procurement process. Vendors who Know Your Customer and understand these policies and procedures can compete with greater confidence. This session includes insights on how to determine what agency is buying your products or services, identifies purchasing thresholds and commonly-used contracting vehicles, and explores techniques to mine public data as a business intelligence tool.
Who should attend? Small, minority, women, and veteran business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready and able to compete and perform in the state contracting arena.
Your instructor is Alison Tavik, Director of Communications & Outreach, Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs.