Opportunities for State of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin Contracts for Good and Services are listed on eSupplier. Suppliers should register their business on eSupplier to receive notification of opportunities fitting their selected industry or NIGP codes.
NETWORK | BID | WIN | PERFORM
NETWORK- Since some State purchasing processes do not require a formal bidding process, diverse suppliers are encouraged to NETWORK with Agencies and Campuses that purchase their goods or services to increase their opportunity to do business with the State.
BID - Wisconsin is a low bid state. In general, Suppliers typically must bid on projects to get contracts with the State of Wisconsin with the exception of Best Judgment (< $5,000) and Sole Source opportunities. In general, the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder is awarded the contract. MBEs
WIN - Diverse Suppliers typically must submit low or competitive (5% Permissive Bid Preference for MBEs and DVBs) bids to be awarded State Contracts. Contracts are awarded to the Lowest, Responsive, Responsible bidder.
PERFORM - Once awarded a State contract, it is important for Suppliers to fulfill all the contractual obligations and communicate well to be successful.