The Contract Opportunities Center will be presenting

“Doing Business with the State of Texas”

Virtual Webinar

Topics will include:


The Procurement Technical Assistance Center

  • Introduction to COC PTAC and services provided

State Contracting: Discussions & “Live” Overview Presentation

  • How to get started in State business: How to become a Texas Vendor

  • Statewide Contracts & Types: TXMAS & TX Smart Buy (Texas Cooperative Purchasing)

  • COVID-19 Purchasing: A valuable opportunity!

  • CMBL (Centralized Master Bidder’s List): Tax ID Number, Vendor Identification Number (VID#), NIGP codes, Texas Highway District, Procurement Opportunities

  • National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP: Commodity & Services Coding System

  • Statewide HUB Program

  • CMBL-HUB Directory: Vendor search

  • HUB/CMBL Applications: HUB Certification/CMBL Registration or CMBL Registration only!

  • Electronic State Business Daily: Bidding Opportunities                                                                     

What:    Doing Business with the State of Texas


When:   Thursday, April 22, 2021

Time:     10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Mountain Time


Cost:      FREE