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
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|Jul 20, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ex-Offender Utilization Procurement Bid Incentive|
|Jul 20, 2016||City Council Passes Mayor Emanuel's Ordinance to Expand Veterans Bid Incentive|
|Jun 28, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Initiative to Increase Support for Neighborhood Businesses Throughout Chicago|
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.