Featured Services and Programs
DPS is offering our workshops virtually. To register, sign-up at chicago.gov/dpsevents.
PROCUREMENT FUNDAMENTALS: DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY OF CHICAGO
Do you have questions about how to become a successful bidder on City contracts? Unsure where to begin? This workshop highlights the role and responsibility of the City’s purchasing process. Learn different procurement methods and laws. Understand what it takes before you start the bidding process and your responsibilities after you have won a contract.
HOW TO BECOME CERTIFIED
DPS is the certifying agency for the following certifications: Minority-Owned Business Enterprise, Women-Owned Business Enterprise, Veteran-Owned Business, Business Enterprise for People with Disabilities, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE). Learn who is qualified to be a certified firm, the documents are needed when submitting and how to avoid common mistakes.