​​​​​​​​​​Ready, Set, GROW!
Procurement Connections Workshops

Slide Presentations will be posted after each workshop.


March 20, 2024
@ Harford County
View Slide Deck Presentation​​

June 18, 2024
(In-Person @ MGM National Harbor)

View Slide Deck Presentation

September 12, 2024
(In-Person @ Live! Hotel & Casino)

View Slide Deck Presentation​

​​December 10, 2024
(In-person @ Silver Spring Civic Center)
View Slide Deck Presentation​


Mining Public Data Techniques

eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)

Watch the Video​​​

​View Slide Deck Presentation

Procurement Forecast

Watch the Video​​

View Slide Deck Presentation​

Board of Public Works 

Watch the Video​​​

View Slide Deck Presentation​​​

Communicating with Confidence



Are you interested in contracting opportunities
​with state government agencies?
 Join us for these Procurement Connections Workshops.

​​​ Ready, Set, GROW! Image of people holding a small plant

Our Ready, Set, GROW! Procurement Connections Workshop series connects vendors with buyers from several state agencies. Each will share what they are looking to buy currently, what is in their pipeline, and how to connect with them directly. Parcticipants will gain insights on how our small, minority, women, and veteran procurement programs work and learn strategies for mining public data to help with their business development efforts. 

​We would like to encourage you
to connect with us 
at our
 2024 Ready, Set, GROW!

Procurement Connections Workshops!

Registrations will open approximately 3 weeks in advance!

Tuesday, June 18, 2024​
@ MGM National Harbor

Thank You!
We appreciate the over 150 great small, minority,
women & veteran-owned businesses that joined us at this great event!


Visit us often, as registration for our next workshop will open sometime in mid August 2024!

​​​​Thursday, September 12, 2024
@ Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel


​Tuesday, December 10, 2024
@ Silver Spring Civic Center

We will continue to have buyers from different state agencies, departments, and universities at this live event. You'll learn the common products and services each unit purchases, what they are looking to buy right now, and what's in the pipeline. A full list of participants will be listed prior to each event.  

Visit us often for any updates! We look forward to having you join us in 2024!​

What You Need To Know:

There is no cost to attend.

Advance registration is required.

Don't forget to bring business cards and capability statements.

Special accommodation requests should be made 14 days in advance to eduardo.hayden@maryland.gov.

Registration opens approximately 3 weeks in advance of each scheduled workshop.


Return to the Home page and register your email address in the GET CONNECTED
box to receive notices of all workshop and training events.​​

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