Seminar on Doing Business with Hudson County Set for May 8 in Bayonne

Mayor Mark A. Smith announced that the County of Hudson has scheduled a free seminar on Wednesday, May 8, on doing business with the county.  The seminar will take place at the Polish American Home, 27-31 West 22nd Street, Bayonne, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Mayor Smith said, “I urge Bayonne businesses to participate in this important seminar.  It will provide a great opportunity to learn about bidding for county contracts.  I would like to thank the County of Hudson for holding this seminar in Bayonne.”

County Executive Tom DeGise said, “The content of the seminar, ‘How to do Business with Hudson County,’ will provide valuable insights to enable our business constituents the ability to navigate the economic uncertainty that we are currently facing.” DeGise continued, “The seminar is an opportunity to gain knowledge about the County procurement process and to further network with other businesses within the community.”

Presenters at the seminar will include the Hudson County Divisions of Engineering, Finance, Law, and Purchasing, and the Hudson County Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise. 

People attending the seminar will learn about the bidding process and opportunities to do business with Hudson County. Panelists will discuss policies and practices; required legal documents for the open public bidding process; how to interpret bid specifications; and the process of receiving payment.  Professional services, construction trades, goods providers, entrepreneurs, and would-be entrepreneurs should all attend.   At the event, a continental breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.  Seminar panels will start at 9:00 a.m.

Interested participants may register in three different ways.  There is on-line registration at www.HudsonCountyNJEvents.org. Click “How To Do Business With Hudson County.”  Register by e-mail to pfulks@hcnj.us.  Register by postal mail to OMWBE, CountyPlaza, 257 Cornelison Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302.

For more information, please call 201-395-6267.  Please RSVP by Monday, May 6.

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