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
2920 Broadway
(enter from Broadway)
New York, NY 10286
Columbia University

Dress Code:
Business Casual

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


8:00 AM


2920 Broadway - enter from Broadway


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM


Arledge Auditorium

Seating for M/WBEs on 2nd Floor Cinema

Keynote Speaker: Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson



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


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


4:00 PM





City Record Online

The City Record Online (CROL) is a fully searchable database of procurement notices, bid solicitations and awards from New York City agencies.


NYC Mayor’s Office of Contract Services

The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) is the City’s compliance and oversight agency for procurement


NYC Payee Information Portal

Manage your vendor information with the City of New York online


State Contracting Opportunities

A fully searchable database of New York State government contracts


Federal Contracting Opportunities

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.

NYC Department of Education

NYC Department of Environmental Protection

NYC Department of Finance

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications

NYC Department of Investigation

NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

NYC Department of Probation

NYC Department of Records and Information Services

NYC Department of Sanitation

NYC Department of Small Business Services

NYC Department of Social Services

NYC Department of Transportation

NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

New York City Economic Development Corporation

NYC Financial Information Systems Agency 

NYC Housing Authority

NYC Law Department

NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings

NYC Office of the Comptroller

NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

NYC Office of Emergency Management

New York Police Department

New York Power Authority

NYC School Construction Authority

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission

New York County District Attorney's Office

NYS Office of General Services

New York Women's Chamber of Commerce

New York University

Port Authority of NY & NJ

Queens Economic Development Corp

Small Business Administration


Staten Island Business Outreach Center

Siemens Industry Inc., Building Technologies Division

South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp

Structure Tone, LLC

Turner Construction Company

Urban Health Plan, Project HOP

US DOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center, NE

Waste Management


Women Builders Council




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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:

  • Capability statements

  • Business cards

  • Your winning personality

What time should I arrive to the fair?

We suggest arriving as early as possible to take advantage of everything the fair has to offer. Check-in begins at 8:00AM.

Will there be food at the fair?

Continental breakfast and mid-day snacks will be provided on a first come, first served basis until gone.

Which NYC government agencies will be at the fair?

Check the Exhibitors page on this website periodically for an updated list of participating agencies and other exhibitors.

Are children allowed at the fair?

No. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed into the building.

Is there parking in the area?

There are a number of parking garages in the area. There is no validation provided. Any costs incurred are your responsibility.

I'm not a certified M/WBE, how do I get started?

Please visit or call 311.

Will I be photographed, filmed and/or recorded?

By attending, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded. Your attendance constitutes your consent to such photography, filming and/or recording and to any use, in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with the production presently entitled 12th Annual Citywide Procurement Fair. You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent given by you registering to attend this event. If you do not agree to the foregoing, please do not register to attend this event.



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