Supplier Development & Diversity

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ABOUT US
The Supplier Development & Diversity Division (SDDD) is the primary advocate for local, small, disadvantaged, minority and veteran-owned businesses seeking to do business with Prince George’s County Government. SDDD helps ensure that there are strategic sourcing opportunities and assure that local businesses are afforded an equitable share of procurements and contracted dollar opportunities.

CERTIFICATION
SDDD is the official authorized certification agency for Prince George’s County. By becoming a certified business in Prince George’s County, your business may receive preference in procurement opportunities offered by Prince George’s County Government. To access the Certification & Compliance System (CCS) and register your company and complete a certification application, click HERE.

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PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES
In collaboration with the Contracts Administration & Procurement (CAP) division, SDDD helps provide equal access to procurement opportunities. SDDD encourages and assists businesses to register for certification in the Certification & Compliance System (CCS). Businesses registered in CCS will receive information regarding procurement opportunities with Prince George’s County Government. To learn about procurement opportunities with Prince George’s County government, click HERE.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
SDDD actively attends outreach events to share information about the Prince George’s County certification process. To have SDDD attend your event to share information about the certification process and requirements, email SDDD@co.pg.md.us.

In addition, SDDD hosts a monthly Certification Overview/CCS Training on the second Tuesday of each month to ensure that businesses are informed about the various types of certifications, the benefits of certification and the certification process. SDDD assists businesses to obtain the following certifications:

  • Reciprocal County Based Minority Business Enterprise
  • County Based Small Business
  • County Based Business
  • County Located Business

To access the calendar and register to attend a future Certification Overview & CSS Training, click HERE.

 Certification Overview Informational PDF

If you have technical questions regarding the certification process, please email SDDD@co.pg.md.us. To begin the certification application process or to recertify your business, you must access the Certification & Compliance System (CCS) by clicking HERE.  

Thank you for your interest in doing business with Prince George’s County.

Prince George’s County is committed to creating and maintaining a world-class environment for local businesses providing qualified and certified businesses equal access to Prince George’s county procurement opportunities.

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