Local Law 1 (LL 1) of 2013 encourages New York City agencies to buy more goods and services from certified businesses. The full provisions of LL 1 are detailed in section 6-129 of the New York City Administrative Code.
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NYC Online Directory of Certified Businesses
Free advertising in the NYC Online Directory of Certified Businesses, which connects City agencies and other buyers with certified businesses. Vendors can market their goods and/or services to potential buyers through the directory.
Mentorship Programs and Workshops
Mentorship programs and workshops to help M/WBEs build and strengthen operations to compete and perform better on contract opportunities.
One-on-One Technical Assistance
Our NYC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides consultation services while you are in the process of drafting a bid proposal and provides post-selection feedback.
Access to networking events for certified businesses, including the annual Citywide Procurement Fair, an SBS signature event for M/WBEs only.
Learn how to successfully compete for contracts from the City, State and Federal governments.
Loans at 3% annual interest rate for vendors contracting with a City agency or City-funded entity.
Learn how DEP awards $1 billion in contracts for construction and engineering services annually.