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July 8, 2022
Contact: (212) 839-4850,

NYC DOT Commissioner Rodriguez to Host Doing Business with DOT Event to Help Level the Playing Field in City Contracting and Broaden Opportunities for M/WBES

What:NYC DOT will host its inaugural Doing Business With DOT, providing contractors across the City the opportunity to meet all of DOT’s divisions that manage contracts. At the event, businesses will also be able to network with other contractors and obtain a better sense of the contracting and procurement process at the agency. DOT is enhancing its relationship with M/WBEs and small business in an effort to level the contracting playing field and promote equity.

Businesses interested in being certified will also be able to begin the application process to become a New York City M/WBEs at the event.

To sign up, participants can register here;

Who:Ydanis Rodriguez, NYC DOT Commissioner
Mayor’s Office of Contract Services
NYC Department of Small Business Services

When:Press Conference is Monday July 18th; 10 A.M., full event runs from 9 A.M. to Noon

Where:Elevated Acre (located outdoors) *
55 Water Street.
Lower Manhattan
*Enter using the escalator to the right of the Chase Bank at ground level

Visual:Vendors visiting DOT and City agency contracting tables
Officials speaking about leveling the contracting playing filed to promote equity