Doing Business with The City of Oklahoma City

Tue 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

OKSBDC and The City of Oklahoma City’s Purchasing Specialist, Alena Croy, MBA, CPPB, CPO, presents “How to Do Business With the City”. Attendees will learn the basics of the City’s contracting process, including the wide variety of contracts the City has available. The session provides insight into the formal bid process, including where to find solicitations, how to receive bid notifications and maintain your account so you never miss an opportunity, insurance requirements, available resources during the bid, the award process, what to do after you are awarded a contract, and much more. Alena discusses the vendor registration program, how easy it is for small, local, minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged businesses to become registered vendors with the City. Lastly, she will answer questions and discuss some exciting improvements coming to the vendor program later this year. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with the speakers after the presentation.

Speaker(s): Alena Croy, Purchasing Specialist/City of OKC/Finance Department/Procurement Services Division Oklahoma SBDC Julie Farmer, PTAC

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals with appropriate advance notice. Please contact OKSBDC Training Manager Cindy Ruminer by email at or call 580-745-2877.

Fee: No Cost

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