Benefits of NYC Certification

A City representative is assisting a business owner at the annual Citywide Procurement Fair

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.

Opportunities for Certified Businesses

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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.

Networking Events

Access to networking events for certified businesses, including the annual Citywide Procurement Fair, an SBS signature event for M/WBEs only.

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