WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU IN JUNE!
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
8:00AM Check-in Opens
9:00AM – 4:00PM Procurement Fair
Join us for one of the City’s signature events, offering the opportunity to
Connect with 500+ City-certified M/WBEs
Network with 70+ City and State agencies, public authorities, prime contractors, private sector corporations and community-based organizations
Get information on current and upcoming contract and subcontract opportunities with public agencies and corporations
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) helps unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting New Yorkers to good jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods across the five boroughs.
*Note registration for this event is by invitation only. You will receive registration instructions if you are invited.
Alfred Lerner Hall
(enter from Broadway)
New York, NY 10286
Free, including continental breakfast
1 to 116 Street Station - Columbia University Walk
B, C to 116 Street Station (15 minute walk)
12th Annual Citywide Procurement Fair
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
2920 Broadway - enter from Broadway
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Seating for M/WBEs on 2nd Floor Cinema
Keynote Speaker: Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson
ACCESS TO CAPITAL FINANCING PANEL
Moderator: Jonnel Doris - NYC Mayor's Office of Minority and Women Owned Businesses
David Cayemitte - The Cayemitte Group
Brian Gurski - TrueFund Financial Services, Inc.
Nancy Carin - BOC
Aissatou Bah - Excelsior Growth Fund
Claudia Flores - New York City Economic Development Corporation
Tammy K. Jones - Basis Investment Group
Amna Malik - NYC Department of Small Business Services
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SBS M/WBE CLIENT SERVICES CENTER
Basement - Party Space
SBS offers several programs and services to help M/WBEs build and strengthen operations to compete and perform better on contract opportunities. SBS staff will assess your business and provide a customized resource guide. Visit this room at the Procurement Fair to:
- learn about all the programs and services available to you
- update your profile in the NYC Online Directory of Certified Businesses
- update your NIGP Commodity Codes in PIP
- get tips & tricks from one of our successful M/WBEs
- have Google help you set up an online digital profile (requires that firm bring proof of business' address/physical location - utility bill, tax letter, business certificate or similar) and learn about Google’s NYC Digital Coach Program
- get a FREE digital head shot when you complete a mini business assessment form (come prepared to have your photo taken)
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
1st Floor - Arledge Auditorium
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Parks & Recreation (DPR) - 2nd Floor Cinema
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) - 4th Floor, Room 476A
Department of Design & Construction (DDC) - 4th Floor, Room 476B
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Office of the Comptroller - 2nd Floor Cinema
Department of Sanitation (DSNY) - 4th Floor, Room 476A
Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) - 4th Floor, Room 476B
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Department of Education (DOE) - 4th Floor, Room 476A
Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) - 4th Floor, 476B
WE NYC - 2nd Floor, 2nd Floor Cinema
WE Master Money: Credit Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) - 4th Floor, Room 476A
NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) - 4th Floor, Room 476B
Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP) - 2nd Floor Cinema
Department Social Services (DSS) - 4th Floor, Room 476A
L+M Development Corp. - 4th Floor, Room 476B
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
PROCUREMENT FAIR ENDS
The City Record Online (CROL) is a fully searchable database of procurement notices, bid solicitations and awards from New York City agencies.
The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) is the City’s compliance and oversight agency for procurement
Manage your vendor information with the City of New York online
A fully searchable database of New York State government contracts
A fully searchable database of Federal procurement opportunities
Please join us to network with 70+ city and state agencies, public authorities, prime contractors, private sector corporations and community based organizations.
Below is the current list of exhibitors you will see at the Fair. This list will be updated as exhibitors are confirmed.
Why should I attend this fair?
City of New York certified Minority- and/or Woman-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) are invited to attend this fair to meet with procurement representatives from City, State and Federal agencies, as well as private corporations.
Why would I want to meet with City agency procurement representatives?
This is a prime opportunity for City of New York certified M/WBEs interested in selling to NYC to begin building relationships with the agencies that buy the goods and/or services your business offers.
How do I register for the fair?
Registration instructions are provided by email invitation only to City of New York certified M/WBEs.
Do I need ID to enter the fair?
Yes, you will need a valid (non-expired) State, City Residential or Government-issued photo ID.
Will there be WiFi at the fair?
Yes, there will be WiFi available.
Is there anything I should bring to the fair?
Yes, along with your valid, government-issued ID, you should bring the following:
Your winning personality