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collapse News : 1/8/2018 - BidBuy Vendor Training Series ‎(1)
1/8/2018 - The State of Illinois and BidBuy Team will be offering a series of vendor training classes via webinar on its new BidBuy e-procurement system.  Topics covered in these sessions will include vendor “roles” in BidBuy, maintaining vendor accounts, submitting offers to the state and receiving awards and change orders. 

Each session will be offered on multiple dates and will be recorded and posted for on-demand viewing.  Recorded sessions will be posted to https://www.illinois.gov/cpo/PathwayToProcurement/Pages/default.aspx.  Additional resources for vendors are also available at this site. 

Please register for this session at the link provided below the session information.  You will receive additional times and dates as they become available. 

If you have questions about this training prior to the dates, please contact: il.bidbuy@illinois.gov

Vendor Training Series: Session #3 – Obtaining and Responding to Solicitations
Session Agenda
• Why BidBuy
• Obtaining Solicitations
• Acknowledging Receipt of Solicitation
• Responding to Solicitations
o Paper/Electronic Submittal
o Formal vs. Informal Quotes
 RFP
o Attaching Documents
o Revising Quotes/Withdrawing Quotes/Multiple Quotes/Paper Responses
o Subcontractors on Quotes
 BEP Utilization
o Entering Pricing
 Discount off List/Leases/Concessions
o Terms & Conditions

Date: January 9, 2018
Time: 9:00AM - 10:15AM
Link to Register:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8209381910860507138 

Vendor Training Series: Session #4 – Awards in BidBuy
Session Agenda
• Why BidBuy
• Bid Opening and Award
o Acknowledging Award
o BAFO
o Contract Execution
o Ship To/Bill To – Header or Sub-Tab
• Change Orders

Date: January 11, 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Link to Register:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9077364977129226498 

Vendor Training Series: Session #5 – Open Question and Answer
Session Agenda
• Open Q & A

Date: January 16, 2018
Time: 9:00AM-10:00AM
Link to Register:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6739028100779896322 

Vendor Training Series: Session #6 – Using Templates in BidBuy
Session Agenda
• Why BidBuy
• Templates
o How to Use
o Paper vs. Electronic Submittal

Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Link to Register:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1273961630012321282 
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