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Take advantage of many opportunities through workshops and events to learn about the procurement process.  Convenient locations and times are happening Citywide.  Check often for a topic of interest to you. 


Click Here to REGISTER for Upcoming Workshops & Events



DPS offers 18 different classes on procurement and certification-related issues free to the public.  These classes are offered monthly or quarterly and provide opportunities for greater knowledge on governmental contracting policies and procedures in order to increase competition and minority and women-owned business utilization on City contracts.

All workshops are free!  See the link below for scheduled workshops.

Click Here for a printable 2016 Workshop Schedule

Click Here for Descriptions and PowerPoints


Thank you for attending the GPCF 2016 Vendor Fair







Most Recent News (Events & Outreach)

May 25, 2016 Government Procurement Compliance Forum Host 2016 Vendor Fair
May 18, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Measure to Expand DPS Apprenticeship Bid Incentive to CPS Graduates
Apr 25, 2016 Mayor Emanuel & CPS Announce Dunbar High School to Establish City's First Comprehensive Trades Program
Apr 22, 2016 DPS Consolidated Buying Plan 2Q2016 - 3Q2017
Apr 15, 2016 2016 Vendor Fair hosted by the Government Procurement Compliance Forum

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Supporting Information

The Department of Procurement Services provides monthly workshops to assist business owners in doing business with the City of Chicago. All workshops are free!  See the link below for the scheduled workshops.

DPS 2016 Workshop Schedule


Department Main Office

Procurement Services

  • Phone: 312.744.4900
    TTY: 312.744.2949
    Fax: 312.744.0010
  • 121 N. LaSalle St.
    Room 806
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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