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Preparing to Bid: Series Overview

Overview of the Series

This workshop series “Preparing to Bid” and will focus on all things you need to know about preparing for your business’ to bid on specific solicitations. This workshop is brought to you by the government contracting advisors at the non-profit APEX Accelerator in collaboration with DES Diverse Business Support Program.  In the session, participants will dissect the solicitation using take-home tools including a pre-bid checklist and bid/no-bid decision matrix which can be customized their unique needs.

Preparing to Bid: WA State Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) #23123

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The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is conducting a competitive procurement to award Cooperative Contracts for eligible purchasers to acquire Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) – EV Chargers.

Preparing to Bid: WA Statewide Graffiti Removal Services #25423

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This solicitation is for Graffiti Removal services to provide graffiti removal services to purchasers throughout the state. This Competitive Solicitation is divided into two (2) separate categories. Painting and Pressure Washing.

Enterprise Services intends to award Contracts, by specified contract category, for each of the following categories:

  •   Category 1 – Painting
  •   Category 2 – Pressure Washing

Preparing to Bid: WA State Paint, Paint Supplies and Painting Services #19722

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Enterprise Services intends to award Contracts, by specified contract category, for each of the following categories:

  •   Category A – Paint & Painting Supplies
  •   Category B – Painting Services

Preparing to Bid: WA State Portable Sanitation Services #18122 and ReBid #28223

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Contract description: The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is
conducting a competitive procurement to award contracts, by county, for Portable Sanitation Services.

Through the Statewide Contracts established by this solicitation, Washington state agencies and other eligible purchasers will be able to rent portable toilets, handwashing stations, and/or portable shower trailers.

Preparing to Bid: WA State Janitorial Services #24723

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Enterprise Services is currently determining the scope of this new opportunity. Enterprise Services will be confirming this scope of work with the customers through early September. The planned procurement page for janitorial services does have the commodity codes listed for businesses to confirm so that they will receive notice when it is posted.

Preparing to Bid: WA State Electrical Supplies Solicitation #11121-2

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Explore a statewide and regional contract opportunity for Electrical Supplies currently posted on WEBS (keyword search reference number 11121-2).

This multiple award, long-term contract will authorize state and local government agencies to use your services for Electrical Supplies.

Preparing to Bid: WA State Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Service Contract #15722

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This Competitive Solicitation is designed to award contracts up to:

44 Cooperative Purchasing Agreements
28 Reserved Award Cooperative Purchasing Agreements (small and veteran firms)

Categories included:

Category 1 – Advertising & Marketing Campaigning
       Category 2 – Brand Development
       Category 3 – Photography
       Category 4 – Social Marketing Campaigns
       Category 5 – Graphic Design
       Category 6 – Video Production & Editing

Preparing to Bid: WA State IT Development Solicitation #16322

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Explore a statewide opportunity which is currently posted on WEBS (keyword search reference number 20422).

This Competitive Solicitation is designed to award contracts up to:

44 Cooperative Purchasing Agreements
28 Reserved Award Cooperative Purchasing Agreements (small and veteran firms)

Categories included:

Category 1 – Advertising & Marketing Campaigning
       Category 2 – Brand Development
       Category 3 – Photography
       Category 4 – Social Marketing Campaigns
       Category 5 – Graphic Design
       Category 6 – Video Production & Editing

Preparing to Bid: WA State IT Project Management Services Solicitation #14822

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This Competitive Solicitation is designed to award contracts up to:

44 Cooperative Purchasing Agreements
28 Reserved Award Cooperative Purchasing Agreements (small and veteran firms)

Categories included:

Category 1 – Advertising & Marketing Campaigning
       Category 2 – Brand Development
       Category 3 – Photography
       Category 4 – Social Marketing Campaigns
       Category 5 – Graphic Design
       Category 6 – Video Production & Editing

Preparing to Bid: WA State Communications and Marketing Services #20422

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Join us for a 1 hour session – we will be sharing Tips & Tools for Bidding on the  Communications and Marketing Services State Solicitation

Explore a statewide opportunity which is currently posted on WEBS (keyword search reference number 20422).

Categories included:

Category 1 – Advertising & Marketing Campaigning
       Category 2 – Brand Development
       Category 3 – Photography
       Category 4 – Social Marketing Campaigns
       Category 5 – Graphic Design
       Category 6 – Video Production & Editing

This Competitive Solicitation is designed to award contracts up to:

44 Cooperative Purchasing Agreements
28 Reserved Award Cooperative Purchasing Agreements (small and veteran firms)

This workshop is brought to you by the government contracting advisors at the non-profit APEX Accelerator in collaboration with DES Diverse Business Support Program.  In the session, participants will dissect the solicitation using take-home tools including a pre-bid checklist and bid/no-bid decision matrix which can be customized their unique needs.

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Region 6 is hosted by the Thurston County Economic Development Council and serves Pierce County.

ABOUT THE THURSTON EDC

The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is a private non-profit organization.  As the lead economic development organization in Thurston County our mission is to create a vital and sustainable economy throughout the county and region that supports the livelihood and values of our residents. We do this by:

·        Connecting local businesses with experts and resources that help them remain competitive

·        Creating and delivering strategic messages that attract new investment to our community

·        Working with our community partners to enhance our collective prosperity and encourage our economic future 

·        Participating regionally to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage.

Pierce County services are primarily provided virtually. 

This location is funded, in part, through a partnership with Pierce County through the Navigator Program

General Contact: pierce@washingtonapex.org

Clallam and Jefferson counties

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce

Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce

Region 8 is hosted by the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce and serves Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Grant, Klickitat, Walla Walla, and Yakima counties.

About the Tri-City Regional Chamber

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is the leading business advocate for nearly 1,000 private, public, and non-profit member firms in the Tri-Cities region. The fifth largest chamber in Washington, the Tri-City Regional Chamber advocates for a strong business community and supports the interests of its members. The Regional Chamber is a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers, and a champion for a strong community.

Address

7130 W Grandridge Blvd, Suite C
Kennewick, WA. 99336

Email: tricity@washingtonapex.org

GREATER SPOKANE INC

Region 7 is hosted by Greater Spokane Inc and serves Spokane, Adams, Asotin, Douglas, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Stevens and Whitman counties.

ABOUT GREATER SPOKANE INC

Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) is the Spokane region’s business development organization, focused on leading transformative business and community initiatives to build a robust regional economy. Founded in 1881 as the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce, GSI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant Spokane region by advocating for the region, driving strategic economic growth, and championing a talented workforce. Learn more at GreaterSpokane.org

Address

801 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201

Contact: spokane@washingtonapex.org

Green River College

Region 5 is hosted by the Green River College serves King County.

ABOUT THE GREEN RIVER COLLEGE

The mission of Green River College is to ensure student success through comprehensive programs and support services responsive to our diverse communities.

ADDRESS

1221 D St NE
Suite 210 C
Auburn, WA 98002

Email: king@washingtonapex.org

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Region 4 is hosted by the Economic Alliance Snohomish County and serves Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties.

ABOUT THE EASC

The Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is a nonprofit serving as a combined economic development organization and a countywide chamber of commerce. We bring together private-public partners to create a unified voice for Snohomish County.

Address

808 134th St. SW, Suite 101
Everett, WA 98204

Email: snohomish@washingtonapex.org

Columbia River Economic Development Council

Region 3 is supported by the Columbia River Economic Development Council and serves the counties of Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania. 

Columbia River Economic Development Council 

Address

805 Broadway St, Suite 412
Vancouver WA 98660

Email: swwa@washingtonapex.org

Thurston County Economic Development Council

Region 2 is hosted by the Thurston County Economic Development Council and serves Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Wahkiakim, Chelan and Kittatas counties.

This center is also the main center for Washington APEX Accelerator Statewide

ABOUT THE THURSTON EDC

The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is a private non-profit organization.  As the lead economic development organization in Thurston County our mission is to create a vital and sustainable economy throughout the county and region that supports the livelihood and values of our residents. We do this by:

  • Connecting local businesses with experts and resources that help them remain competitive
  • Creating and delivering strategic messages that attract new investment to our community
  • Working with our community partners to enhance our collective prosperity and encourage our economic future
  • Participating regionally to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage.

Address
4220 6th Ave
Lacey, WA 98503

General Contact: thurston@washingtonapex.org

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

Region 1 is hosted by the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance and serves the counties of Kitsap and North Mason.  

ABOUT KEDA

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is a 30+ year old public/private nonprofit 501 (c) (6) corporation founded in June 1983. Our goal is to attract and retain jobs and investments in this community that generate wealth, enhance the qualify of life and embrace future generations.

Address
2021 NW Myhre Rd, Suite 100
Silverdale WA 98383

Email:  kitsap@washingtonapex.org