Conferences & Events Business Opportunities Posting Guidelines

Conferences & Events

Business Resource Summit
May 16, 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Harrisburg, PA

The Business Resource Summit connects small businesses to certifying agencies and resource groups that service Central PA. Join us to learn about the different types of certifying agencies and the benefits of certification, as well as how to leverage certification for the growth and development of your business. Attendees will also be able to meet one-on-one with representatives from local small business resource organizations to learn about their programs and services and how to get engaged.
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Sell Your Business and Sharpen Your Sales Skills
May 29, 8:00am-12:30pm
Mt Laurel, NJ

Join Cintas and the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council  for a half-day workshop to help business owners successfully develop a pre-call plan for obtaining business, build rapport with your potential client, make an effective presentation and win the client.
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Business Opportunities

Community College of Philadelphia Foundation Outsourced OCIO

Posted March 28, 2019
The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation will be going out with a competitive RFP for Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO). WBEs who are Investment Management Firms are invited to express interest in this opportunity. Please directly contact Marsia Henley, Purchasing Manager:


Community College of Philadelphia Library and Learning Commons

Posted April 3, 2019

Community College of Philadelphia will accept bids for work necessary to renovate its Library and Learning Commons. Drawings, Specifications, Bidding, and all Communication will be available through the college’s third party bid site, PennBid, at ( Bidders must be in compliance with Federal, State, and Municipal regulations concerning Affirm.Action, as well as Exec. Order#11246.

Project Summary:

The Community College of Philadelphia seeks multiple prime contractors to participate in bidding on the fully funded renovations project referred to as the “Library and Learning Commons”. The College encourages minority and small business enterprises to participate directly as a prime contractor or partner with another prime contractor. The construction effort will be done in three phases, while the College is in full operations and fully coordinated around the semester cycles.

The proposed renovation affects approximately 65,000 sf of existing space and includes a new entrance vestibule and lobby, new exhibit space, toilet rooms, break room, offices, classrooms, group study rooms, open study space, quiet study space, a secured library stack room, a maker space, conference room, other support spaces and a café space. Renovation efforts will include, but not limited to: selective demolition throughout, new drywall partitions, new glass de-mountable partitions, new flooring, wall and ceiling finishes, new custom millwork, new stairs and ramps; limited structural modifications; new lighting, power and data; HVAC system upgrades, including equipment, distribution and controls; plumbing upgrades including supply, sanitary and vent piping, fixtures and accessories; new fire protection and alarm systems, new security systems including CCTV cameras and access controls; comprehensive technology infrastructure upgrades; new furniture, teaching aides and AV equipment.

The College expects to award the following contracts (subject to change):

General Trades


Delaware Government Support Services

April 25, 9:30 – Noon in Dover

Join the statewide contracting team at Government Support Services to explore opportunities in the following areas:


Laundry Supplies and Equipment
Process Serving
Vehicle Tracking System
School Supplies
Armored Vehicle – Skid Steer
Electrical Contractor
Pre-Engineered/Prefabricated Buildings and Structures

9:30 – 9:45 – Introductions
9:45 – 10:15 – Decision-making factors
10:15 – 11:45 – Information exchange
11:45 – 12:00 – General Q&A

Government Support Services, Enterprise Business Park, 100 Enterprise Place, Suite 4, Dover, DE 19904


Current information on existing contracts can be found at:

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Pittsburgh International Airport Industry Day

April 30 in Pittsburgh

Please join the Allegheny County Airport Authority and Terminal Modernization Program Management Team for Industry Day #4 and Airport Small Business Fair to learn more about doing business at Pittsburgh International Airport and upcoming construction packages for the Terminal Modernization Program.

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Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting: April 11
Deadline to Submit: April 30

The Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (“RAAC”) is issuing a Request for Proposals from consultants or professional organizations to provide architectural
and engineering services related to eight (8) vacant, mixed-use structures located on Braddock Ave. in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

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Wood Street Commercial Suites Entry Lobby Renovations, Scott Township, PA

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting: April 9
Deadline to Submit: April 25

Bids accepted for furnishing all labor and
materials and professional consulting and/ or construction services.

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Bids for Connection at South Side Apartments, Pittsburgh

Deadline to Submit: April 26

Opportunities are available for one new six-story, five story wood framed apartment building on top of a concrete podium with amenity space and parking at grade below the podium.

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Proposals for Consultants: Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

Deadline to Submit: May 31

The County of Allegheny is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice as required by Title 24 CFR 91 and 24 Part 570 of the Community Development Block Grant Program and HOME Investment Partnerships Program, both of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Posting Guidelines

Our business is to get you business – the right supplier for our Corporate Partners, access to bids and RFPs for our WBEs. 

We welcome Procurement Opportunity postings on this page in accordance with the following guidelines:

• Posts are accepted for procurement opportunities from Supplier Diversity Corporate/Council Members in good standing.
• Posts are accepted for procurement opportunities for WBE-to-WBE spend by WBEs in good standing.
• A brief three-line description of the opportunity; a link to the opportunity posted on line; an identified point-of-contact with name, e-mail and phone number; and dates of opportunity may be e-mailed to Colleen LaCoss, Education & Outreach Manager,
• The description and link will be added within four business days of receipt.
• Please note:  This is a public website and public page.  WBEC-East cannot guarantee that respondents are WBENC-certified WBEs.  To check the certification status of any applicant, please contact Sherry Nacci, Certification Manager,