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Equal Benefits Ordinance
Effective 01/12/2010, the Long Beach City Council approved EBO (Equal Benefits Ordinance) requiring contractors that do business with the City to provide the same benefits to registered domestic partners that they provide to their married employees.  The ordinance only applies to contracts of $100,000 or more.
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10% Local Preference
Approved by City Council at their meeting on July 7, 2009 and effective August 14, 2009, a bid from a Long Beach vendor for furnishing materials, equipment, supplies and non-professional services shall be reduced by 10%.  In no case shall the maximum preference under this section exceed $10,000 for any bid.
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Purchasing has moved!
We are now located on the 7th floor of City Hall.  Our phone numbers and email addresses remain the same.

4th Annual Business Opportunities Open House
Hosted by the Purchasing Division ~ April 28th, 2pm - 6pm, LB Convention Center
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3rd Annual Business Opportunities Open House
Monday, April 30, 2007 ~ Donít Miss This Opportunity To Market Your Business to City Departments!
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Entrepreneur Magazine's Women in Charge
Winning Strategies for Women Business Owners
C O N F E R E N C E
Presented by OPEN from American Express ģ ~ January 31, 2007 - Long Beach, CA
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Expanding Opportunities in Long Beach
Join us for an in-depth look on how to maximize opportunities in Long Beach!  Thursday, September 28, 2006 ~ 2pm to 6pm ~ LB Public Library, 101 Pacific Avenue.
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2nd Annual Business Opportunities Open House Hosted by the Purchasing Division
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
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Acquisition Advisory Panel is coming to Long Beach
The last time the Federal Government had such a Panel was in the late 1980's and their work resulted in several laws that impacted very small and small businesses in addition to large ones who do business with the Government.
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Local Preference
The City of Long Beach is pleased to announce the implementation of a Local Preference Program aimed at keeping Long Beach tax dollars in Long Beach.
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Join Us
Over 9300 bidders have added their name to our bidder database since April 2004.  Refer to details under Bid and Bidder Management System.