Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Outreach and Events


Weekly Contract Review Committee Meetings
  • The regular schedule for the Contract Review Committee (CRC) meeting is Thursdays at 1:30pm, except County holidays or closings
  • CRC will be held at 255 Rockville Pike, 180, Rockville, MD 20850
  • This meeting will be conducted under the Open Meetings Act provisions.
  • Notice of CRC cancellation or schedule/location changes can be obtained by calling 240-777-9900

2020 Events

All in-person events have been canceled until further notice.

Virtual Procurement Fair
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Industry-focused session include:
  • IT Commodities and Services
  • Construction and Facility Maintenance Services 
  • Equipment/Supplies 
  • Administrative/Professional Services

Click here to register!

Previous 2020 Events:

Online Open House
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
​Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020


Open House: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020


2019 Events

Open House
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Download the PNC Bank Supplier Diversity presentation HERE!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
​Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

Montgomery County Office of Procurement
255 Rockville Pike, Suite 180
​Rockville, MD 20850


Purple Line Transit Project Outreach Fair

Thursday, October 31, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Silver Spring Civic Building

Download the presentation HERE!

MFD - MDOT Certification Workshop
Co-hosted with the Montgomery County African American Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, May 30, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm

Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown, MD 20874

IT Business Open House

The MCCATS/LCATS/IT Commodities contracts are due for renewal in 2020. Connect with County departments and learn about their needs.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm

Executive Office Building (auditorium)
101 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850

Prevailing Wage Workshop

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm

Office of Procurement (large conference room)
255 Rockville Pike, Suite 180
Rockville, MD 20850

MFD - MDOT Certification Workshop
Co-hosted with the Montgomery County African American Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm

Silver Spring Civic Building
One Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

2018 Events

3rd Annual Procurement Forum
Friday, October 5, 2018
9:00am - 1:00pm
Silver Spring Civic Building
Find out about procurement opportunities from around the County 
Meet and learn from procurement experts in the public and private sector
Network with your peers and create new connections at the Exhibitor Showcase
Acquire the information and tools you need to become more successful
Concurrent Session 1:
Writing Effective Proposals and Business Development Resources
Procurement Opportunities with the County & Partnering Agencies
Non-profit Organization: Procurement Opportunities and Processes
Concurrent Session 2:
Certifications Overview – Which Certification is Right for me?
How to Market & Promote Your Business: Elevator Pitch & Social Media
Montgomery County’s New Initiatives and Procurement Opportunities

Spring Roundtable Event

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

8:30am – 12:00pm

Silver Spring Civic Building
One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Learn about procurement opportunities from local agencies. This will be a small, targeted event. The goal of the event is to match attendees with agencies that will have opportunities in their industry sector. 

Before registering, PLEASE review the list of targeted industries:

Architects & Engineering 

Auditing Services
Dry Cleaning 
Environmental, Arborist and tree-related services 
Hazardous waste, Solid Waste and Waste management 
Health Services
IT and Consulting Services
Landscaping Services
Locks and Hardware
Office Supplies
Outreach and Marketing Consulting
Printing / Mailing
Promotional Items
Stormwater Management

Attend a FREE Workshop on Understanding Montgomery County’s Prevailing Wage Law

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

10:00am – 12:00pm

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

2017 Events

Montgomery County Procurement Forum - Recap
October 5, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Silver Spring, MD


We value your opinion! Please click here to take the survey for the 2017 Procurement Forum!

Procurement Staff at the 2017 Procurement Forum

Procurement Forum: Key Points/Takeaways from Panelists

Panelist and Exhibitor Contact Information

Procurement Forum Program


County Report Video

Director Branson's Opening Remarks

County Executive Leggett's Remarks


Educational Videos from last year's Forum
View the Writing Effective Proposals & Bonding/Insurance Panel presentations on our YouTube Channel

​Presentations/Handouts from the Forum

Opening Session: Small Business Reserve Program, Presented by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs

The Latest Public/Private Partnerships in the Region:

White Oak Science Gateway: The Future of the East County

The Future is Green: Building a Sustainable Montgomery County:

Montgomery County Green Bank Presentation


May 2, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Silver Spring, MD
March 8, 2017, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Rockville, MD
March 31, 2017, 9:00 am-2:00 pm | WSSC Headquarters

2016 Events

November 15, 2016, 8:00 am-5:00 pm | Ellicot City, MD
November 10, 2016, 8:00 am-4:00 pm | Linthicum, MD
October 28, 2016, 8:30 am-4:30 pm | Holiday Inn SW DC
October 21, 2016, 8:00 am-12:30 pm | Silver Spring Civic Building
Great morning at the 7th Annual Asian American Business Summit & Expo! County Executive Ike Leggett visits with Dr. DeVance Walker, Jr. & Kristina Ellis at the Office of Procurement's exhibit table.
October 5, Silver Spring Civic Building
Montgomery County Procurement Forum - RECAP Videos,  Presentations and Handouts!
Forum panel presentations:

Forum handouts:
Montgomery County Departments 12 month Procurement Forecast
How to Do Business with Montgomery County
Montgomery County Vendor & Contractor Insurance Requirements
Writing Effective Proposals
Forum Panelists & Moderators Contact Information

August 25, North Bethesda
The Power Conference, Women Doing Business

June 23, 8:00 am-Noon, Hanover, MD
Minority Outreach Fair
Presented by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association

June 8, Rockville
Wheaton Redevelopment Local, Small & Minority Vendor Outreach Event

Seeking local, small and minority subcontractors and suppliers providing a variety of consturction-related trades, services and supplies .
What you need to bring with you to register on-site as a vendor with Montgomery County and/or as a LOCAL business vendor in Montgomery County!

May 18, Rockville
Montgomery County Fleet Services Small, Local & Minority Vendor Day
View the Powerpoint presentation given by the County's Fleet Services Division at the event.

May 13, Baltimore
MWMCA 13th Annual Spring Breakfast

May 12, Rockville
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce GovConNet Procurement Conference

April 5, Rockville
Understanding Montgomery County's Prevailing Wage Law

March 14, Germantown
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification Workshop

February 16, Rockville
Understanding Montgomery County's Prevailing Wage Law


October 26
Certification & New Legislation Updates
More information,  click here
October 22
Workshop-Business Financing and Risk Management
To register,  click here

October 14
Baltimore County and Baltimore Metro Council Meet the Primes

September 24
MFD Outreach and Networking Event with Hensel Phelps

September 24
Nonprofit Montgomery

September 8
Maryland Hispanic Business Conference

June 29
MFD Outreach and Networking Event

March 31
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification Overview

February 25
Montgomery County Local, Small and Minority Vendor Meet & Greet


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  • The Maryland Public Purchasing Association, Inc. awarded Sarah Giambra the prestigious Buyer of the Year award on Saturday, January 11, 2020. This award is presented to only one person in the state of Maryland each year. Sarah is a Procurement Specialist in the Office of Procurement. Congratulations to Sarah!


  • The Office of Procurement received the prestigious 24th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) for 2019 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI). Montgomery County has been recognized for this award each year since 2013. The AEP Award is earned by public and non-profit agencies that demonstrate a commitment to procurement excellence.
  • The Women President's Educational Organization (WPEO) awarded the Office of Procurement the Public Sector Award at their annual Breakthrough Breakfast on December 3, 2019. Click here to read the WPEO press release.


  • The Women President's Educational Organization (WPEO) awarded the Office of Procurement the Public Access Award at their annual Breakthrough Breakfast on November 7, 2017. Click here to read the WPEO press release.
  • Montgomery County’s Office of Procurement has earned the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award for 2017 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI) for the fifth consecutive year.   Click to read the official Press Release.


  • Montgomery County’s Office of Procurement earned the 2016 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). This is the fourth consecutive year the Office of Procurement has won this award, which honors public procurement organizations that achieve organizational excellence through innovation, professionalism, productivity and e-procurement. Read more!