Doing Business with CDOT & Getting Certified to Win More Bids
Are you interested in doing business with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)? Join us for a FREE workshop where you’ll learn how CDOT buys goods and services for highway design and construction projects. We’ll show you how to get registered, where to find opportunities, how to connect with general contractors, and bid on projects like the upcoming US 550/US 160 Connection South Project in Durango. We’ll also explain the benefits of small business certifications and how you can gain a competitive advantage that can result in more contracts. What Will You Learn? • Get an inside look at how CDOT operates and what they buy • Discover where to find contracting opportunities that fit your business • Learn how you can participate in the bidding or proposal process • Find out if you are eligible for small business certifications and how to apply We encourage all Native American-owned companies to get certified! Why Should You Attend? CDOT plans to spend more than $900 million on highway design and construction projects this year. Minority, woman, and Native American business owners can get a piece of that pie by knowing where to look at how to bid. This workshop can help put you on the path to winning work as a prime or subcontractor with CDOT. Extra Bonus: The day after this workshop, CDOT is hosting a Prime Contractor Meet & Greet for the CDOT US 550/US 160 Connection South Project. We’ll tell you what to expect and how to effectively network to make your company stand out from the crowd.
Speaker(s): Cathy Kramer, Connect2DOT Program Manager Kelly Whaley, CDOT Civil Rights Specialist
Co-Sponsor(s): Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Fee: No Cost