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How to Do Business with the State of Texas

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Lamar University SBDC, 5091 Rolfe Christopher Drive
Room 118
Beaumont, Texas 77705

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**Please Note: Pre-Registration for this event is required. No Registrations will be taken at the door.**  

Government Area:  State of Texas Government procurement.  Federal and Local Government procurement opportunities are not addressed in this workshop.

Target Audience:  This workshop is intended for individuals who want to learn how to do business with the State of Texas.

Workshop Description: 

Do you want to do business with the State of Texas, but are not sure what is required?  Let the UH PTAC show you!  This workshop will introduce you to the essential programs for understanding how the State of Texas does business and the steps necessary for you to conduct business with the state.

The TX Comptroller of Public Accounts State Purchasing website is the location for you to learn how to do business with the State of Texas.  We will review the website to:

  • Research your National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) codes;
  • Review statewide contract programs;
  • Discuss how the Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL) is used by state agencies to locate vendors;
  • Show you where to find statewide procurement opportunities through the CMBL and outreach marketing; and
  • Review the eligibility and application process for the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program.

This workshop is hands-on to help enhance your learning.  You will have a seat at a computer and will we walk you through the TX Comptroller of Public Accounts State Purchasing website to introduce you to their various procurement programs.

Learning Objective: The objective of this workshop is to help you understand how to do business with State of Texas.


Tim Healy, Procurement Advisor, UH Procurement Technical Assistance Center  

Please Note:

This training will be conducted at the Lamar University SBDC location- See Map Below