Events & Outreach



We are now offering our workshops virtually. Pre-registration is required 24 hours in advance to receive the link to the workshop.

Click Here to REGISTER for Upcoming virtual workshops

Click here to download the April 2021 virtual workshop schedule


Interested in more workshops?

DPS offers 19 different classes on procurement and certification-related issues free to the public. These classes are offered to 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. To reference the content of all workshops, as well as information about our programs, Click Here. Download all workshop PowerPoint files and stay up-to-date with all DPS programs and initiatives.

Download the DPS Procurement Resource Quick Reference Guide

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. 

Procurement Services (DPS) Alerts

Sign up to receive notices of upcoming bid and RFP/Q opportunities for contracts and other information of interest to current and prospective vendors doing business with the City of Chicago.



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