District 10 - Office of Small Business

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Subcontracting Workshop

ALL Construction Subcontractors: Interested in working on a Caltrans construction contract? Please join us for this FREE workshop specifically for subcontractors seeking work on Caltrans construction contracts. This training workshop will cover information you'll need to be successful—from where to find appropriate contracts to building relationships with prime contractors. DBE, SBE and DVBE firms are encouraged to attend!

Contract Workshop Topics Include:

  • Caltrans Contractor's Corner
  • Caltrans Construction Standards
  • Subcontractor Requirements
  • Where/How to Find Contracts
  • Tips for Marketing/Networking

  • Valley Builder's Exchange

    Valley Builder’s Exchange
    1118 Kansas Ave
    Modesto, CA 95351

    Registration Type: Construction Subcontractors

    Cost: Free

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    Helpful Links

    • Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS)
      The DGS Procurement Division, Office of Small Business and DVBE Services (OSDS) is the State's certifying agency that administers the Small Business and DVBE Certification Programs.
    • Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS) Outreach, Training and Advocacy
      The Outreach Section assists small and disabled veteran businesses by participating in outreach events, providing resource guidance and supporting the businesses through advocacy.
    • Search for SB/DVBE Suppliers
      The Department of General Services, Procurement Division's (DGS-PD) eProcurement system helps to locate numerous Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Suppliers.
    • SB/DVBE Certification Program
      The Department of General Services, Procurement Division (DGS-PD) strives to make doing business with the state easier. Our contractor for the eProcurement system provides one location to advertise procurement opportunities and to get certified as a California small business or disabled veteran business enterprise supplier.
    • Office of Business & Economic Opportunity (OBEO)
      The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Office of Business & Economic Opportunity (OBEO) is dedicated to increasing the participation of Small Business (SB), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) firms in both Federal and State contracting and procurement.

      The OBEO ensures non-discrimination in the execution of contracts and promotes positive external customer relations.

    • Northeastern California Small Business Development Center, San Joaquin Delta College (SBDC)
      Partnership Program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and other state and local partners, is located in the sunny Central Valley of California and serves San Joaquin, Amador, Alpine and Calaveras Counties.

      Through free and confidential business consulting, plus free and affordable training, SBDC is here to assist with any aspect of small business development, from starting a small business to expanding or helping with problems in an existing business.

    • Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
      If your business is facing challenges, or has opportunities you want to take advantage of, the Valley Sierra SBDC is here to help!

      Since 2003, the Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has helped thousands of businesses, from ideas to start-ups to companies with hundreds of employees, in Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced and Mariposa Counties.

      Fully funded by grants and corporate donations, the Valley Sierra SBDC provides confidential consulting services at no cost, enabling businesses to have access to a wide variety of valuable services, including classes and access to business resources.
    • U.S. Small Business Administration
      The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses

    District 10 Small Business Contacts

    Small Business Liaison: Zorayda Lao
    1976 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Stockton, CA 95205
    Phone: (209) 948-7855
    Fax: (209) 948-7949

    Small Business Manager: Maribel Ramirez-Aceves
    1976 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Stockton, CA 95205
    Phone: (209) 948-7968
    Fax: (209) 948-7949

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    1976 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Stockton, CA 95205

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