If you just signed up, your vendor dashboard might be empty. That's okay! Everyone starts out that way. This article will help you fill it up and get connected with the agencies you want to do business with.
Contract & Purchasing
How To Subscribe To OpenGov Procurement Portals from the Governments' Website
Step 1: Navigate to an organization's portal that you're interested in
You can find agency portals by going to the websites of the Procurement/Purchasing teams you want to work with. They will typically post a link on their website to their OpenGov Procurement portal or they may have a live portal embedded directly into their website. Some keywords for this page on agency websites include Purchasing, Procurement, Contracting, Doing Business With Us, Vendor Signup, Bidding Opportunities, or RFPs & Bids. Here is an example from a customer website:
Step 2: Click subscribe
You can signup to get notifications on new bids and RFPs by clicking the green "Subscribe" button agency portals. This will send you notification emails from that agency when there are new projects. If you want to learn more about how to customize the notifications you receive, check out this article.
Step 3: Navigate to portals from your vendor dashboard
After you've subscribed to the agencies of interest, they'll show up on your dashboard.
When you start following and applying for specific Bids/RFPs, they'll show in your list of projects on the dashboard too so you can keep track of your current sales pipeline in one place.
How To Find Active RFPs/Bids (The Network Tab - added 5/2021)
To view the open bids of all OpenGov Procurement customers at a moment in time, click on the "Network" tab. Once you click on the Project of interest, it will navigate you to the Project Detail page, which can then take you to the Agency's bid portal: