Chicago’s Procurement Services department is hosting an online workshop about construction contracting on Aug. 27.
The event description describes Building Chicago! Construction Contracting Overview as:
“Construction-focused workshop that provides an overview of the bidding process and highlights programs related to construction opportunities. This includes the Small Business Initiative (SBI), Mid-size Business Initiative (MBI), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Apprentice Utilization Bid Preference, and many more.
“Additionally, learn about the Job Order Contract (JOC). This is another delivery method for the City of Chicago to procure construction services. JOC is a firm, fixed price, competitive bid with indefinite quantity, delivery method designed to produce a large number of multi-trade, repair and rehabilitation projects, as well as minor new construction projects quickly.”
Virtual workshop will be from 2 to 3 p.m. You can register at this link.