How to do Business with the State Government in Georgia

Published: May 11, 2018

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Government Contracting with the Peach State

Companies looking to secure contracts in the business-to-government (B2G) marketplace can maximize their sales by diversifying their portfolio to include the pursuit of state government contracts.

Home to many of the key economic drivers in the southern part of the U.S., including the world’s busiest airport (Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport) and many of the major highways that connect the southeast, Georgia spends billions each year on contracts. In 2016 alone the state government spent more than $45 billion with over 11,100 bids and RFPs issued and more than 8,800 contracts awarded in areas such as education, healthcare, transportation, construction and corrections. Companies can break into sales with the Georgia state government, or grow their current success, by accessing a treasure trove of opportunities and developing relationships with public sector clients in the Peach State.

With this guide, companies can learn how to grow their state government sales or pursue their first government contract with the state of Georgia.

Request this free guide to:

  • Get information on Georgia’s purchasing landscape and initiatives
  • Learn how to register with Team Georgia Marketplace
  • Discover how to search for bidding opportunities in Georgia Procurement Registry and eSource
  • Gain useful information around Georgia’s Procurement “Order of Precedence”
  • Understand how Georgia defines small business and diversity contract set-aside goals, qualifications and requirements
  • Receive a list of Georgia’s contracting acronyms like GDOT, GPR and eSource
  • Locate Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) throughout the Peach State

Table of Contents

  • Introduction & Overview (pp. 2-3)
  • Registering with Georgia as a Vendor (p. 4)
  • Searching for Bidding Opportunities in Georgia (pp. 5-6)
  • Georgia Procurement “Order of Precedence” (p. 7)
  • Responding to Georgia Solicitation Events (pp. 8-10)
  • Additional Resources (pp. 11-14)
  • Useful Links (p. 15)