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Certifications

Are you a small business in need of certifications?  Then we can help with the process of acquiring them. From being a small business, women, minority, veteran owned . Additionally we can help with the process to get additional and specific certifications. Additionally we can help with getting your business registered as a vendor with private and public entities. 

All business have requirements to meet, once you have your certification you must utilize all available sources to ensure you capture contracts. 

Here are some 

D-U-N-S 

The Dun & Bradstreet D-U-N-S® Number is a unique nine-digit identifier for businesses that is associated with a business’s Live Business Identity which may help evaluate potential partners, seek new contracts, apply for loans, and so much more.

Department of GeneralService (DGS) 

Benefits of Certification

  • Inclusion in the state’s goal to spend 25 percent of all contract dollars with Small Businesses and 3 percent with DVBEs

  • Eligible for a 5 percent bid preference for Small Businesses on applicable state solicitations

  • Eligible for up to a 5 percent incentive for DVBEs on applicable state solicitations

  • Access contract opportunities exclusively available to certified businesses

  • Leverage the benefits included in the Prompt Payment Act

  • Leverage your certification with other California government entities - Reciprocity Partners

  • Prime contractors get the benefits of your certification when they subcontract with your business

SAM's (Cage #)

A CAGE code is a five-character alpha-numeric, unique identifier assigned by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). CAGE codes are assigned to businesses, organizations, etc. that wish to pursue contracts or grants from the United States federal government

RAMP

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Business Council today launched the Regional Alliance Marketplace for Procurement (RAMP), a portal that centralizes both public and private procurement opportunities. RAMP will address procurement reform and equitable access to contracting opportunities.

Private Contracting

Every major institution has a vendor list. They only do business with those companies that are in the system. Learn how to get your company in the list.

Ports 

Ever wanted to do business with LA or San Pedro port authority. Learn how with us. 

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