FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 15, 2022
TOWN OF DAVIE WILL HOST A FREE PROCUREMENT VENDOR TRAINING ON AUG. 19, 2022
In partnership with the Florida Atlantic University SBDC
DAVIE, Fla. – The Town of Davie and Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a free in-person vendor training on The Fundamentals of Procurement on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The training will occur at the Pine Island Multipurpose Center at 3801 S. Pine Island Rd.
This training is designed to help elevate businesses with an emphasis on strategic guidance to help procure government goods and services efficiently and seamlessly. The training will provide one-on-one consultation with Davie’s Procurement staff and the SBDC expert business consultants.
Topics for discussion include:
- Town of Davie’s Procurement Thresholds
- Procurement Methods
- Commodity Notifications
- Procurement Website
- Local Preference Ordinance
- Contracting Methodologies
- Public Procurement Fundamentals
Registration is not required and is open to the public at no charge.
About the SBDC
The SBDC works with all stages of a business – from a pre-venture business (exploring business feasibility) to an established business (in business over three years).
SBDC’s team provides one-on-one consultations, virtual and in-person, to help businesses gain access to capital, increase sales, develop and implement successful business plans and provide access to training. The services are provided at no cost and are confidential. To learn more about the SBDC, or to schedule an appointment, contact Antonio Lasi at 561-289-8036 or visit https://www.fau.edu/sbdc/.
For more information regarding the vendor training, please contact the town’s Procurement Manager Brian O’Connor at 954-797-1016 or email [email protected].
Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant