Events & Outreach

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

 

FREE WORKSHOPS

DPS offers 19 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 2017 Workshop Schedule

Click Here for Descriptions and PowerPoints

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

2018 CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT

WHEN: February 7, 2018

WHERE: JLM Abundant Life Center | 2622 West Jackson | Chicago, IL 60612

This is a great contract and networking opportunity for prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related business owners.

Come out and receive details for upcoming construction projects & job order contracts (JOC).

 

2018 VENDOR FAIR

The 2018 Vendor Fair is a collaborative effort by the members of the Government Procurement Compliance Forum to give our regional businesses as many resources and networking opportunities as possible.

This event will provide businesses the opportunity to learn about contracting opportunities with the City of Chicago, its Sister Agencies, Cook County Agencies, and State and Federal agencies. You will have the opportunity to attend several business workshops, learn how to join the construction trade unions, find financial, insurance, and legal assistance. Come out and network with other business owners.

WHEN: June 6, 2018

WHERE: UIC Forum | 725 West Roosevelt | Chicago, IL 60607

 Facts

Department:

 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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