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Contracting with California State Government

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024
  • 09:00
  • Live Streaming at


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Welcome to VETS Season 9 Episode 6

Attend this Live Stream on June 11th at 9am PST!

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Learn how to pursue contract opportunities with California state government and become a preferred bidder as a certified Small Business (SB) or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE). 

Don't miss out on this webinar as it will include valuable resources and information on how to sell your products and services to the state of California. 

The state as a whole, and each department and agency, has a goal to spend 25% of all contract dollars with Small Businesses (SBs) and 3% of all contract dollars with Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBEs). Learn how you can leverage your existing status to get more business!This webinar will include a live question and answer session.


Joann Patty
Department of General Services (DGS)


  • How the state buys 
  • Acquisition Methods 
  • Leveraged Procurement Agreements 
  • Solicitation Formats 
  • Commercially Useful Function 
  • Resources

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