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Tap Into Opportunities Newsletter
 


Our newsletter provides quicklinks to Metropolitan-sponsored events, current business opportunities and Business Outreach contacts.

Business Outreach Team
Business Outreach Hotline
(213) 217-7444

 
Business Outreach Events
 
  H20 TECHCONNECT:
Workshops and Networking Events

Thanks to everyone who attended the workshop series. The series provides entrepreneurs, innovators, venture capitalists, academia and others with an opportunity to network, discuss ideas, gain access to investors, local, state, national and international government agencies, and discover new water technology on a global scale.

 

California
Construction Expo
July 30-31,2014
Long Beach Convention Center

Metropolitan is one of the hosting agencies of this annual event to showcase public agency contracting opportunities. Click here to register for CalCon Expo 2014.

Click here for CalCon Expo's Building Your Dream video.

 

 
 
Business Outreach Team
 

Regional/Sm. Business Hotline
Call: (213) 217-7444

John Arena
Program Manager
213 217-5519

Ken Ashford
Outreach/Events
213 217-6719

Carmen Bermudez-Bracy
Contract Compliance
213 217-6295

Lydia McGee
Vendor Development
213 217-6566

Nicole Meggerson de Martinez
Construction/Engineering
213 217-7137

Wigsbert Mendoza
Sustainability Business Development
213 217-7631

Peggy Vogt
Certification
213 217-6456

 
Objectives

Promoting participation in Metropolitan contracting opportunities to regional, small and disabled veteran-owned businesses in Southern California is a priority for Metropolitan.

Metropolitan has a small business utilization goal of 18 percent and a disabled veteran- business enterprise goal of 3 percent. Read more...

 

 
Register Your Business

Register through NetConnect –a simple online application process. 

Click here to see the benefits of registering your business with Metropolitan.

 
Business Programs

Metropolitan provides three programs to support small, regional and disabled veteran owned businesses. 

Small Business Program – Provides bid incentives and governmental contracting education for businesses that comply with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) industry guidelines.

Regional Business Program – Promotes equitable contracting opportunities and provides bid incentives for businesses located in Metropolitan’s 5,200 square-mile service area which includes portions of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. 

Disabled Veteran-owned Business Program – Encourages participation through bid incentives and tailored education for disabled veteran-owned businesses that have met either the State of California or federal certification requirements for disabled veteran-owned businesses.

 

 

Page updated: July 23, 2014