How to do Business with the District of Columbia

Published: March 18, 2020

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Government Contracting with the Nation’s Capital

Learn how to grow your government sales with Washington, D.C.

Use this guide to:

  • Learn how to register as a vendor in Washington, D.C.’s eSourcing procurement portal
  • Discover how to search for bidding opportunities within eSourcing
  • Understand how Washington, D.C. defines small and minority-owned businesses
  • Locate Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) throughout the Nation’s Capital

Table of Contents

  • Introduction & Overview (pp. 2-3)
  • Register with Washington, D.C. as a Vendor (p. 4)
  • How to Search for Bidding Opportunities with Washington, D.C. (p. 5)
  • How Washington, D.C. Defines Small and Minority Businesses (pp. 6)
  • Additional Resources (pp. 9-10)