- PWD has developed a long-term, integrative plan to engage local, small, and disadvantaged businesses and residents to increase their participation as contractors and/or subcontractors on all PWD projects.
- The City’s Procurement Department has put together a Vendor Guide to help contractors understand the bidding process.
- You can learn how to become a City contractor and find City business opportunities through the Procurement Department and eContract Philly
- In addition, the Procurement Department offers Local Owned Business Enterprise (LBE) certification. This certification offers incentives while bidding on City contracts. If you are a locally-based firm, apply to be certified.
The Procurement Department’s Bid Announcement System notifies vendors of upcoming Bid opportunities to the registered vendor’s email address. Learn more:
PWD offers Contractor Seminars to provide important information to contractors about PWD’s green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), industry best practices, quality of life and performance specifications for projects, project completion requirements, contract M/W/DSBE inclusion, and more. Contact Janria Barroso, Director of Participation, for more information. Send email
Session 1, January 29, 2014
Session 2, March 26, 2014
Session 3, September 30, 2014
Session 4, Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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