Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority seeks security camera solutions in new solicitation

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority has just posted a new solicitation to the website for Security Camera Systems. Documents may be viewed at: https://cintimha.com/?solicitation=sol-2020-3001-security-camera-systems

Responses must be received by 11 am local time on February 25, 2020.

Bid Opportunity with City of Columbus

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is issuing a Request For Proposal (RFP) for professional services to develop and recommend a strategy, roadmap, RFP qualifications, and guidance for implementation of a Work and Asset Management System. The services to be performed should consist of reviewing and documenting current asset management processes as well as perceived needs from across the department to ultimately compile into a Work and Asset Management system roadmap. Proposals will be received by the City until 1:00 PM Local Time on Friday, February 14, 2020. No proposals will be accepted thereafter.

Direct questions via e-mail only to: Contract Manager, DPUCapitalRFP@columbus.gov. No contact is to be made with the City other than with the Contract Manager through e-mail with respect to this proposal or its status. The deadline for questions is February 4, 2020. Answers to questions received will be posted on the City’s Vendor Services web site via addendum on February 7, 2020.

To view the RFP, please use the link below: http://ohiomsdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/City-of-Columbus-DPU-WAM-RFP.pdf

Bid Opportunity with the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority has just posted a new solicitation to the website for new and replacement concrete walks, curbs & steps at The Pinecrest Apartments. Please see the drawings and project manual at:


Bid Due Date:  02/10/2020 @ 10:00 a.m.

Pre-Bid (contractor) Walk-Thru:  02/04/2020 @ 09:30 a.m.

Pre-Bid (contractor) Walk-thru Meeting Location: Parking Lot @ 3951 W. Eighth St – Cincinnati, OH 45205

Project Location:  The Pinecrest Apartments

                             3951 W. Eighth St – Cincinnati, OH 45205

                             New & Replacement of Concrete Walks, Curbs & Steps

Nestlé holding regional buying events in 2020 – Apply to attend by Feb. 14

Nestlé has a significant presence in the U.S. with eight operating companies: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Purina, Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Professional and Nestlé Coffee Partners and Nespresso. And with over 700 locations in the US alone, Nestlé is constantly looking for innovative suppliers that can help them transform their product portfolio to meet their consumers’ ever-changing needs.

Nestlé will be holding several regional buying events in 2020. Potential suppliers will be apply, be vetted by an internal team, and if their application is selected, will be contacted and scheduled for a “meet and greet” with appropriate Nestlé buyer(s).

Nestlé is strategically looking for suppliers in the following categories (please click on each area to find the specific commodity/service in which Nestlé is seeking suppliers):



Marketing Services

Corporate Services, Legal, Transportation & Misc






If you are a certified woman-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned or LGBTQ-owned business, who has unparalleled expertise in one or more of the above-mentioned areas, who can help Nestlé create shared value please submit an application by following the link below. Submission deadline is: Feb. 14, 2020.


Turner Construction releases Columbus Bid Forecast

Please see the link below for a bidding forecast for Central Ohio. This will provide a 6 month look-ahead.


Please follow the below link below to communicate your interest & capacity in the upcoming projects. Please communicate through the survey.