Our newsletter provides quicklinks to Metropolitan-sponsored events, current business opportunities and Business Outreach contacts.
Business Outreach Team
Business Outreach Hotline
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.
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.
Regional/Sm. Business Hotline
Call: (213) 217-7444
Nicole Meggerson de Martinez
Sustainability Business Development
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 through NetConnect –a simple online application process.
Click here to see the benefits of registering your business with Metropolitan.
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.