CONTRACTOR AND SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
With Contractor and Supplier Diversity, the City works to accelerate the
viability and strategic growth of procurement and contracting
opportunities for small, women, veteran, and minority-owned business enterprises
(SWVMBEs). Our goal is to build capacity, increase access to contracts
and capital and support inclusive relationships between private and
public sectors in the City of Columbia.
ATTENTION WATER AND SEWER
CONSTRUCTION AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRMS
Mentor Protege College - February 6, 13, 20, 27, and March 6, 2018 @ 6-8 PM
The Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) Contractor Compliance Office, in conjunction with the Minority Business Development Agency Business Center (MBDA), will be conducting the City of Columbia Mentor Protégé College
beginning February 6, 2018, and run through March 6, 2018. All classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6 pm – 8 pm, at Earlewood Park Community Center, 1113 Parkside Drive, Columbia, SC 29203.
The Mentor Protégé College is an excellent opportunity for Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) participants and potential participants to expand their knowledge of the program and network with other companies; provide a better understanding of how your company can increase the effectiveness of your MPP team as you continue to develop your skills and gain experience in construction and/or professional services; and provide industry specific training required for project success.
For more information, contact Teowanna Clifton at 803.743.1126, or [email protected]
eBID NOW AVAILABLE
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL POTENTIAL BIDDERS:
Please remember to register for the City's new eProcurement System. All current and new City of Columbia bidders should be registered in the new system.
Please click here to register and/or to review Bid Opportunities: www.columbiasc.ionwave.net
For additional information regarding our new online bidding system, please click here to receive a copy of the announcement: Welcome to eBidcolumbiasc!
Contact Office of Business Opportunities at 803.545.3950
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