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Old Town, Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Multnomah County Purchasing

Multnomah County is teaming up again with Metro Regional Government to host the third annual Small Business Open House event on February 22, 2017, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Oregon Convention Center.

Business owners, large and small, from across the region are invited to come learn about the business needs and opportunity projections of Metro and Multnomah County for the current and upcoming fiscal years.

Both agencies purchase from a gamut of supplies and serivces, ranging from office supplies, construction, veterinary services, health coaching, and several forms of counseling and personel development services.

The agencies will also have purchasing and contracting staff on-site, along with project and program managers from various departments.

There will be representatives from the State of Oregon to provide information on ORPIN and how to become certified as a Minority-owned, Woman-owned, Emerging Small Business or Service Disabled Veteran-owned business.

The Small Business Open House is free, but please register here to attend, especially for the workshops and presentations at the event. 

Educational workshops:

This year will feature new breakout workshops:

 How to do business with Metro and Multnomah County

 Upcoming projects showcase – transportation

 Back office operations

 Marketing and branding

 Proposal consultation with the pros (limited appointments)

 

For more information or have any questions, please contact Tracy Sagal at tracy.sagal@oreognmetro.gov or Lee Fleming at lee.fleming@multco.us.

 

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