Business Workshop – How to Sell Goods and Services to Government

By Dhez Woodworth
In Business Resources
Aug 31st, 2023

Businesses are invited to join a workshop on September 5 at 1:00PM to learn more about taking advantage of the valuable business opportunities with the government.

The City of San Leandro has partnered with the San Leandro Black Chamber of Commerce to bring information about working with the Port of Oakland, CalTrans, and the State of California.

Businesses in San Leandro are well-situated to do work with a variety of large governmental agencies, located next door to the Oakland Airport and the Port of Oakland and adjacent to a variety of state roads and highways. Every year these agencies work with businesses on a wide variety of contracts, worth billions of dollars, and they have goals to work with local and diverse businesses just like those in San Leandro!

Interpretation into Spanish and Cantonese will be available – 供粵語翻譯服務 – Intérpretes proporcionados.

DeWayne Cornelious, the President of the San Leandro Black Chamber of Commerce will moderate a panel with:

  • Sally Perez from the City of San Leandro
  • Kimberly Wilson from the Port of Oakland
  • Teresa Macias-Ruiz from the California Department of General Services, and
  • Anna Silva from Caltrans

Discussion topics will cover information like:

  • How to get alerts about opportunities
  • Local business and other preferences
  • How to prepare a proposal
  • What to watch out for
  • Steps to win solicitations

Businesses can register at Selling Goods and Services to Government Tickets, Tue, Sep 5, 2023 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite

Flyers are available:

This workshop is part of a series of technical assistance workshops being organized by the City of San Leandro’s economic development team to help San Leandro businesses thrive. More information about the initiative is available at Technical Assistance Workshops | San Leandro, CA.

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