DGS Commercially Useful Function for SB & DVBE

Performing a Commercially Useful Function is a critical requirement of doing business with the state. As such, the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS) is providing the following information that we hope you will find helpful.   Your responsibility as a certified firm to perform a Commercially Useful Function Each certified Small Business (SB) and …

DGS FY 2015 – 16 Consolidated Annual Report

The Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 –16 Consolidated Annual Report (CAR).  Public Contract Code (PCC) §  10111 requires DGS to publish an annual statewide contracting activity report that consolidates reports submitted by state agencies/departments on: Small business (SB), Microbusiness (MB), and DVBE participation Consulting Services SB/DVBE Option and DVBE Incentive Ethnicity, …

Free DBE Certification Workshop

Caltrans is providing a FREE DBE certification workshop on January 12, 2017. 100 South Main Street, Los Angeles Increase your Business opportunities to perform work with Federal Highway Transportation Projects. Are you a small business owner? Do you qualify under these criteria? If so, this free informational workshop is for YOU, to learn how to become DBE certified. Within personal net …

LA Small Business Academy

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the Department of Public Works (DPW) of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center at the University of Southern California (USC) are inviting interested Small Businesses in the engineering and construction industry …

LABAVN Small Business Academy Application

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the Department of Public Works (DPW) of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center at the University of Southern California (USC) are inviting interested Small Businesses in the engineering and construction industry …

Are you ready for Cal eProcure?

Dear state of California vendors and customers, Only a few short weeks remain until the December 9 launch of Cal eProcure, the state’s new online portal designed to improve the experience of businesses selling products and services to the state of California. Cal eProcure replaces BidSync. Your business must register through Cal eProcure to continue to receive bid notifications.  In …

USDOT Business Leadership Series Webinars

Women in Business: Superwomen  Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 2-3 pm EDT Featured Speaker:Sonu Ratra, President and Co-Founder, Akraya, Inc.In the staffing industry, Sonu is recognized as a highly motivated and focused thought leader. After more than a decade of Staffing Management experience, Sonu co-founded Akraya with Amar Panchal in 2001 with a vision to empower clients to deliver revolutionary products …

LA Small Business Academy

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the Department of Public Works (DPW) of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center at the University of Southern California (USC) are inviting interested Small Businesses in the engineering and construction industry …