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Virtual Conference Accessing LA 2020
December 1, 2020 - 9 am Watch Videos
Accessing LA


The Board of Public Works & Bureau of Contract Administration, in collaboration with the Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Budget & Innovation, Office of Economic Development, present Accessing L.A. – the flagship networking event of the City of Los Angeles. This virtual conference aims to provide diverse business owners across all industries with the basics of contracting with the City, updates on projects in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, guidance on navigating the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network, and an abundance of resources to promote economic development and contracting with the City of Los Angeles. Accessing L.A.’s virtual conference provides information and tools to assist you in starting, building, sustaining and growing your business. Thank you for taking time today to invest in yourselves, your business, and the prosperity of the City of Los Angeles.

Select a segment from the main video to learn more about:

Segment 1:

Welcome & Overview

Segment 2:


City of LA Contracting Overview, Certification Programs, Business Support Tools, Economic Development Services

Segment 3:

Project Spotlight & Primes

Projects, Prime Contractor Profiles

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Resource Videos

LA City: Resources for Businesses from the Mayor's Office of Economic Development by Jasson Crockett
CITY OF LA - Office of Finance: Business Tax Information
CITY OF LA - Certification Programs
Types of Contracts, Bidding Basics, How to prepare for contracting, & LABAVN by Shannon Hoppes, Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
LA County Public Works - Upcoming Opportunities
LA County - Navigating the Public Works Procurement Website
LA County - Certifications
CITY OF LA - Economic & Workforce Development Department - Jacqueline Rodriguez, Chief Grants Administrator
Super Bowl + Contracts by Chincie Mouton
CITY OF LA - The Future of LAX - Los Angeles World Airports
North and South Valley Business Source Center
CITY OF LA - Annual Report 2019 - Board of Public Works
CITY OF LA - How to navigate LABAVN.ORG
PCL Construction (Prime Contractor)
McCarthy Building Companies (Prime Contractor)
Geosyntec and Corvias (Prime Contractor)
Metro Contracting by Mimi Long
PowerPoint: City of LA Certifications
Bonding Basics by Michelle Quirante of Merriwether & Williams
Contratación con la Ciudad de Los Ángeles y Cómo Aplicar para Certificaciónes
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