Conferences & Events Business Opportunities Posting Guidelines

Conferences & Events

Seeking Business Opportunities with UPMC Supplier Diversity Department

July 10, July 24, August 7, 8:30am-10:30am
Pittsburgh, PA

A supplier diversity training program that can help minority, women, disabled, LGBTQ, and veteran owned businesses get certified to participate in UPMC’s supplier diversity program.
Learn more here



Doing Business with the Pennsylvania Convention Center

August 6th, 9AM-1PM

Philadelphia, PA

Join the leadership of the Pennsylvania Convention Center to learn about the many opportunities available to businesses of all sizes.

Learn more and register here


Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

October 7-11, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week highlights minority businesses and the resources that help them grow. Throughout the week, organizations from across the region will host events focused on this year’s theme, “Moving the Needle.” This is the 35th annual MED Week in Philadelphia.
Learn more here


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:

Sinking Fund Commission (PGW Retirement Reserve) Seeking Custody Banking Services

The Sinking Fund Commission (PGW Retirement Reserve) has posted a RFP for custody banking services.  If your firm (or another entity you are aware of) may be interested in this opportunity, please visit and do the following:

  1. Select “New Contract Opportunities”
  2. Choose “Sinking Fund Comm” under Departments
  3. Selection Opportunity # 21190520125852
  4. Follow all instructions in the posting to provide a full and complete submission.

Please note that questions, if any, will be answered per the schedule in the posted documents.

Primary contact: Christoper DiFusco

The Philadelphia Water Department seeks respondents to the following RFP:

Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) Public Affairs Division is seeking a candidate to perform photography on/around specific campaign goals and/or needs. Local candidates are preferred as co-working sessions are a necessity. These photographs may be delivered through a variety of our typical channels, including documents, public presentations, web, social media, and other printed collateral.

For more information, search opportunity number 21190711130533 at the City of Philadelphia’s eContract portal.

Primary Contact: Herbert Hickmott  

Contracting Opportunity with the Philadelphia Division of Aviation

The City seeks applicants to provide professional consulting services at PHL for the management of the ground transportation program.

More information is available at eContract Philly by searching for opportunity number 21190628120014.

Contracting Opportunities with the City of Philadelphia

Several opportunities are available with the City of Philadelphia. Notable opportunities include Construction Management services for the renovation of the 15th Police District, consulting for the Sanitation Division’s Northeast Incinerator Building Rehabilitation Project and procurement and reproduction support for the Law Department.  All opportunities within the city’s eContract system are available here.

Montgomery County Housing Authority Seeks Diverse Vendors to Participate in a Solicitation For Roof Replacement

The Montgomery County Housing Authority (MCHA) will receive sealed bids submitted electronically via the PennBid Program (  for Roof Replacement at Marshall W. Lee Towers, One West Third Avenue, Conshohocken, PA 19428 until 2:00 P.M., prevailing time on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at which time, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at Robert P. Smith Towers, 501 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464. MCHA will only accept bids submitted electronically via the PennBid Program.

Bidding documents, including plans and specifications and solicitation details are only available online for no cost at PennBid –  on Monday, August 5, 2019.  A non-mandatory, Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for 10:00 A.M., prevailing time on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Marshall W. Lee Towers, One West Third Avenue, Conshohocken, PA 19428. Site visit immediately following.




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.