DPS offers 19 free workshops presented quarterly to educate citizens and business owners about the fundamentals of procurement and the latest developments in procurement and certification.
For more information and to register for workshops go to www.chicago.gov/dpsevents
DEC. 4 | Workshop Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 121 N. LaSalle, 11th Floor, Room 1103
This workshop is geared toward those looking to learn about construction-related opportunities with the City of Chicago. The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) will provide a “First Look” at contracting opportunities related to road construction projects throughout the City of Chicago, including projects associated with the new Obama Presidential Center and other projects. CDOT officials will be on hand to provide an overview of the work that is needed, including paving, site grading, landscaping, watermain installation, as well as lighting and other electrical work.
DEC. 12 | Workshop Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | 121 N. LaSalle, Bid & Bond, Room 103
This workshop is designed to teach business owners how to respond to a City of Chicago RFP. Using advice from seasoned professionals, you will learn specific details about what evaluators look for in a RFP and how to avoid common mistakes that can hurt your chances of a winning bid. Attend this workshop and you will learn how to navigate RFP specifications efficiently.