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Procurement 101 Workshop Set for May 11

Post Date:04/03/2018 5:30 PM

business team_hands_695618734_webThe City of Evanston will host "Evanston Procurement 101," its sixth annual free workshop that helps local businesses and contractors learn how they can do business with Evanston's large organizations. This year's theme is "Connect to Your Local Business Community." 

The workshop will be held on Friday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Parasol Room (4th floor). Check-in will start at 8 a.m. Participants may register online now through Thursday, May 10 at or by calling/texting 847-448-4311. Walk-ins will be welcomed. 

Participants will learn about procurement processes, anticipated projects, and bidding practices during presentations by the City of Evanston, Northwestern University, Rotary International, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, Evanston/Skokie School District 65, Evanston Township High School District 202, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.  Attendees also will have the opportunity to participate in small table discussions with organization representatives.

The event is sponsored by the City of Evanston’s Minority, Women and Evanston Business Enterprise (M/W/EBE) Development Committee. For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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