Government & Public Sector Organizations

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The 2017 Business Parternship Forum was a great success. Look for our next event on our event page.

Here is what you missed at the event

Customer Participants
Registration / Check-in
Introduction / Welcome
Connecting over coffee**
Break out session 1***
Information Technology Website Accessibility Requirements
Learn about state website requirements around accessibility. Agency representatives need your help in updating websites and systems to meet these requirements. Come ask questions and learn what you need to know to meet the needs of our state.
Environmental The EPP sweet spot
Do you have EPP goals and having trouble prioritizing? Come learn and discuss strategic approaches to Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP).
Diverse Business Inclusion Corporate Supplier Diversity and Public Contracting
Learn the importance of Corporate Supplier Diversity and how Corporate Supplier Diversity supports growth into the public sector.
Connecting over coffee
Break out session 2***
Information Technology I want an IT system!
For the business unit who wants an IT system and the procurement professionals that will help make it happen. Tools and steps to assist with a solution that will meet your needs while decreasing common frustrations.
Environmental Green options available Today!
Trying to meet your green purchasing goals? This session is for business units that want to buy green and leaders who want to support and educate on green options. Learn green options in master contracts and how to find them.
Diverse Business Inclusion Diverse Business Inclusion: What's New
Goods and services inclusion plans, new master contracts and small business search tools, statewide disparity study, and more.
Open networking with business

 

Have questions?

If you have questions, please contact us DESEvents@des.wa.gov or by phone at (360) 407-2200. Additional information about this event will be posted this spring.

View last year's agenda.