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It’s Not Just Price!
October 7, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pmFree
Do you want to: Increase your business with reliable players * Sell to qualified local governments and non-profits without the need for expensive public bidding procedures * Compete based upon your company’s features and benefits – not just price?
Then this seminar is for you!
COSTARS, the Commonwealth’s Cooperative Purchasing Program, leverages the purchasing power of the state and over 7600 members to generate competitive pricing while eliminating the need for the public bidding process. With its comprehensive choice of products, it gives local public and non-profit agencies the option of keeping their procurement dollars in their local economy by purchasing from qualified suppliers. At the same time, COSTARS provides increased opportunities for hundreds of businesses of all sizes in all locations to compete for over $575 million of government business. COSTARS contracts are awarded to all responsive and responsible bidders.
Bruce Beardsley Marketing Manager of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services COSTARS program will present the the following information:
- Program Background
- Program Benefits
- Bidding Opportunities
- How to Become a COSTARS Supplier
- State Contracts & COSTARS Contracts
- Marketing Tips
- Information on the COSTARS Website