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

March 15, 2023
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June 7, 2023
(In-Person @ MGM National Harbor)
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September 14, 2023
(In-Person @ Live! Hotel & Casino)

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​​December 8, 2023
(In-person @ Crowsnville)
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Mining Public Data Techniques

eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)

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Procurement Forecast

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Board of Public Works 

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Communicating with Confidence



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

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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!

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Howard County
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Come out and meet buyers from over 12 different state and local 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. Participants include:

Howard County Procurement
Comptroller of Maryland - Procurement
Maryland Department of the Environment
Maryland Department of General Services
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Maryland Department of Human Services
Maryland Department of Labor
Maryland State Police
MDOT - Maryland Port Administration
MDOT - Maryland State Highway Administration
MDOT - Maryland Aviation Administration
MDOT - Motor Vehicle Administration
Towson University
University of Maryland - College Park

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
@ MGM National Harbor

​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.


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