Communication & Outreach Section

The Communication & Outreach section is committed to expanding statewide outreach for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises and small businesses through education and business opportunity enhancements.

Outreach Events

Upcoming Events

  • Communication & Outreach 2016 Events Calendar - (MS Word) (PDF)  
  • March 16th, 2016 - Customer Forum (for State Agencies Only) Flyer (PDF)
  • September 28th, 2016 - Customer Forum (for State Agencies Only(more information to come)

If you would like the Communication & Outreach team to participate at an upcoming event that is not already listed on our Events Calendar, please fill out the Event Request form and submit it to

Past Events


Small Business and DVBE Outreach Events Mobile App

DGS-PD’s Communication & Outreach section is committed to expanding statewide outreach efforts for the SB and DVBE community through education and business opportunity enhancements. Access here via the link or scan with your mobile device. 

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Strategic Outreach Partnership Request

The Department of General Services (DGS) would like to welcome organizations interested in becoming a Strategic Outreach Partner with our Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Outreach Program.

To apply, please fill out the Strategic Outreach Partnership Request Form. Once completed, mail to:

Danetta Jackson
Department of General Services, Procurement Division
707 3rd Street, 2nd Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Resource Information

PowerPoint Presentations
Webinar Presentations

NOTE: These webinars will not play using Google Chrome.  Please use a different internet browser to access these webinars.
  • Webinar 1:  Steps 1 and 2, Register Your Business and Become a Small Business (SB) and/or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
  • Webinar 2:  Step 3, Use the California State Contracts Register (CSCR)
  • Webinar 3:  Step 4, Look into Becoming a California Multiple Award Schedules (CMAS) Contractor
  • Webinar 4:  Step 5, Market Your Business to State Agencies
  • Webinar 5:  Secrets to Success
Marketing Material (DGS)


Marketing Material (Agency Handouts)

Departments with SB/DVBE First Policy

  • Department of General Services
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Military Department
  • Department of Public Health
  • California Highway Patrol
  • California Department of Technology
  • Department of Education
  • California State Retirement System
  • Department of Consumer Affairs

Contact Communication & Outreach

Business Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mailing Address:
Department of General Services
Procurement Division
Attn: Communication & Outreach Section
707 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, MS 2-204
West Sacramento, CA 95605

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