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DC Buys: Reverse Vendor Trade Fair 2019


DC Buys: Reverse Vendor Trade Fair 2019

The DC Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) invites you to participate in the 5th Annual DC Buys Reverse Vendor Trade Fair on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

This event provides a unique opportunity for local and regional vendors to directly engage with District government program managers and procurement personnel. Vendors will have the opportunity to market goods and services, share capability statements, and learn of upcoming District government procurement opportunities directly from those representatives who ultimately make purchasing decisions on behalf of their specific District Government agencies.

Throughout the day, vendors will hear from District Government leaders, participate in informative workshops, and network with other vendors.

DC Buys 2019 is a prime opportunity to maximize your marketing efforts. If you are interested in doing business with the District, we encourage you to attend. No appointments. No driving to various locations. Just representatives from District agencies in a single room waiting to meet you!



Who should attend the DC Buys 2019?

Any professional seeking to do business with the District of Columbia.


What DC Government agencies are participating in DC Buys 2019?

Invited agencies include:

DC Public Schools (DCPS)

Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH)

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB)

Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)

DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority (HBX)

Department of General Services (DGS)

Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE)

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Office of Unified Communications (OUC)

Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department (FEMS)

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD)

Department of Forensics Sciences (DFS)

Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)

Department of Public Works (DPW)

District's Surplus Property Division

Department of Human Services (DHS)

Department of Corrections (DOC)

Department of Human Resources (DCHR)

Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)

Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS)

The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. (NIGP)

Department of Health (DOH)

Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)

Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

Department of Transportation (DDOT)

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA)

Department of Disability Services (DDS)

Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)

Office of Tax & Revenue (OTR)

Department of Behavioral Health (DBH)

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)_

Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OP3)

And many more...


How do I get to the Ronald Reagan Building?

Getting to the Ronald Reagan Building is simple.

METRO: The Federal Triangle Metro Station (orange/blue/silver lines) is located on-site and is connected to the building by covered passageway. The Metro Center Metro Station (red line) is located just two blocks away.


PARKING: Planning to drive? Park in the public parking garage, which is the largest in the city. You can access the parking garage via ramps at 14th Street (north and south ramps) and 13½ Street (off Pennsylvania Avenue). Reserved, validated or valet parking may be arranged through the Parking Department.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to use public transportation or use a shared car service such as Uber or Lyft.


Who should I contact if I have any questions about DC Buys 2019?

For more information or have any questions about DC Buys, please send an email to ZGNidXlzIHwgdGhlZGNldmVudHBsYW5uZXIgISBjb20=

Visit for additional information on the DC Office of Contracting and Procurement. 


Date And Time

Friday, June 14, 2019

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Atrium Hall

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20004

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