Small Business Open House 2017

Wednesday, February 22 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM [PST]

777 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. , Portland, OR, United States

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Attendee plus 15 minute proposal consultation appointment Partial Approval - Free

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Get professional help refining your proposal “past experience” section. Bring a copy of a 1-2 page description of your experience, project write up or case study and our consultants will help you polish it up! Upon registration, we will contact you to schedule a time slot between 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm. *Note there are limited appointments available. Limit one consultation per company.

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Wednesday, February 22 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM [PST]

About the Events

 

Metro Procurement Services &

 

Multnomah County Purchasing Present

 

  

 

Small Business Open House 

 

 

Come mingle with Metro and Multnomah County staff at an early evening Open House. A great chance for small businesses in the Metro Region to introduce themselves to project managers from both agencies, learn about this year’s upcoming opportunities, and how to do business with government.

 

NEW this year! 

 

Workshops: This year the Open House will feature breakout workshops to help your business grow and thrive.  

 

Proposal consultation with the pros: Get professional help refining your proposal “past experience” section. Bring a copy of a 1-2 page description of your experience, project write up or case study and our consultants will help you polish it up! *Note there are limited appointments available. You must register for proposal consultation by selecting a proposal consultation ticket. Limit one consultation per company.  

 

Agenda:
3:00-6:00 - Open networking with Metro and Multnomah County

3:15 - Welcome and opening remarks
3:30 - Doing business with Metro and Mulntomah County
4:00 - Back office operations
4:30 - Projects showcase - transportation
5:00 - Marketing and branding
 
  

 

Meet Department Staff from: 

Metro

Multnomah County

·      Oregon Zoo

·       Community Justice

·      Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

·       Community Services

·      Oregon Convention Center

·       County Assets

·      Solid Waste

·       County Human Services

·      Planning

·       County Management

·      Parks and Natural Areas

·       Health Department

·      Portland Expo Center

·       Library

 

 

You will learn:

 

 

 

·         How to do business with Metro and Multnomah County 

·         How to register as an Oregon State Certified Small Business  

·         What various departments in both agencies are tasked with

·         What kinds of contracts various departments are soliciting and the kinds of contracts they typically award 

·         Current and upcoming opportunities

 

 

Getting There:

There are many options for getting to the Oregon Convention Center by TriMet MAX light rail, Portland Streetcar or bus. Click here to schedule your trip with TriMet. Or if you choose to drive, click here to view a map of nearby parking locations. (We will not be able to reimburse parking or transit.)

 

Cancellation policy

Plans changed? Please un-register. Sorry you couldn't make it. We hope to see you next year!

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About the Organizer

METRO'S PROCUREMENT SERVICES facilitates the procurement and contracting process for all departments throughout Metro to ensure quality purchases that support Metro's mission. Diversity in contracting is a critical component of Metro's mission to plan for the region's future and ensure that it remains a great place to live. By actively involving minority business enterprises, woman owned business enterprises, service disabled veteran owned businesses and emerging small businesses in the pool of business opportunities, we can help expand the economic opportunities in the region. MULTNOMAH COUNTY'S PURCHASING DEPARTMENT competitively procures materials and services supporting County operations. Business diversity and equity are important values to the County. Our goal is to provide equal opportunity and access and we actively encourage participation by minority-owned, woman-owned, service disabled veteran-owned and emerging small business firms, as well as disadvantaged business enterprises, to compete for purchasing and contracting opportunities within Multnomah County. FOR QUESTIONS CONTACT: Tracy Sagal, Senior Procurement Analyst; tracy.sagal@oregonmetro.gov; 503-813-7596

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