All DDOT and WMATA-certified DBE firms have access to workshops, webinars and trainings. To date, our firm has hosted a number of trainings such as Contract Basics I and II, an Architecture & Engineering Workshop, Doing Business with DDOT: How to Prepare a Winning Bid Proposal, and DDOT 101 Orientation Webinar, an overview of DDOT’s organizational structure, roles and responsibilities as well as key details on the agency’s contract and procurement process.
The Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center (BOWDC) is a community-based office that provides DBEs with up-to-date information on contracting and procurement opportunities. Conveniently located in Historic Anacostia, two blocks from the Anacostia Metro Station, the center is a resource for information about employment and procurement opportunities with major transportation agencies throughout the Washington Metropolitan Region.
The BOWDC offers a breadth of targeted services, including: Computer/Internet access and assistance with identifying DDOT contract and procurement opportunities; On-site bid room to review procurement documents; Resource library containing information for entrepreneurs on latest business trends and other pertinent information; Conference room for employee training sessions, and other business meetings; and Employment services, such as resume development and job searching resources.
For more information on the BOWDC, please contact the center at 202-645-8620.