CHCC Procurement Mission
"To create a long term program to strengthen the capabilities of Hispanic and Latina-owned businesses, and enhance their capacity for growth through education, certification, and procurement opportunities."
Procurement Updated News
Free! Accelerate: High Impact Seminars - Thursday June 13th, Garden Grove, CA. Join business leaders and entrepreneurs of Southern California for a full day of content, resources, and expert guidance. Information and registration link HERE
Work Shop: PG&E Smart Grid Class - On April 23rd, PG&E is offering its next all day class on Smart Grid technologies, markets and jobs. The class will be held at the Pacific Energy Center (PEC), 851 Howard Street, SF.
The class is free, but requires pre-registration. A course synopsis and link is attached Click Here
High Speed Rail Project awarded to Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons, a Joint Venture - Link to register with winning joint venture bid Here
Read Press Release on Winning Bid
CHCC Procurement Committee
The CHCC Procurement Committee is comprised of various CAHCC Board Members, Chamber Executives, Small Business Owners, and CHCC Staff. The Procurement Committee is designed to:
- Help facilitate procurement opportunities through outreach and technical assistance
- Advocate for increased procurement opportunities with public and private entities
- Develop strategic partnerships with major corporations that have diversity programs and encourage them to establish procurement goals for contracting with minority-owned businesses.
- Facilitate workshops, matchmaking events and procurement opportunities for for minority business owners,
- specifically Hispanic and Latina-owned businesses
- Maintain an in-house database of qualified vendors
CHCC Contract Opportunities
The CHCC has partnered with many of our sponsors to create a list of commodities that Corporate & Government agencies are currently looking for. It is the CHCC's goal to help these Corporate & Government agencies identify certified and viable vendors for various procurement areas. Please click on the link below to view current opportunities with Verizon, PG&E, Sempra Energy, DGS, and Bank of America among many others.
CHCC Procurement Development Initiative
The CHCC Procurement Development Initiative (“Program”) will be offered throughout the course of two years. The Program will offer hands-on training on the key elements of what it takes to become a qualified vendor for Corporate and government entities. It provides the tools necessary to build a company’s infrastructure so it can position itself to obtain contract and procurement opportunities within the public and private sectors. This Program will enable Hispanic businesses to develop key skills and qualifications to enhance their capacity and enable Hispanic business to develop key skills and qualifications to enhance their capacity and enable local Hispanic chambers to provide necessary technical assistance to their membership. This Program focuses on major areas in which the CHCC will offer training and programs to increase the number of Hispanic businesses qualified to do business with corporate America and government agencies, increase the number of contract opportunities available, and provide an on-going mechanism to assist Hispanic businesses with procurement issues.