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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.

Upcoming Outreach Events

Communication & Outreach 2016 Events Calendar - (MS Word) (PDF)  

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 advocate@dgs.ca.gov.

Customer Forums - For State Agencies ONLY

The purpose of the Department of General Services (DGS) Procurement Division (PD) State Agency Customer Forum is to provide information to State Purchasing and Contracting Officials, Purchasing Authority Contacts, Buyers, and Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Advocates about upcoming statewide contracts, policy changes, legislative updates, SB/DVBE outreach events and information about PD's projects and programs.

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

Training: How to do Business with the State

Brochures

DVBE Testimonial Videos

Registration and Certification Instructions

Webinars

PowerPoint Presentations

Marketing Your Business to the State

Upcoming Solicitations for DGS

Small Business (SB) & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Resources

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 Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)
  • 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

Phone Number:
916.375.4400

Email Address:
Advocate@dgs.ca.gov
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