Supplier Development & Diversity
The Supplier Development & Diversity Division (SDDD) is the primary advocate for local, small, disadvantaged, minority and veteran-owned businesses seeking to do business with Prince George’s County Government. SDDD helps ensure that there are strategic sourcing opportunities and assure that local businesses are afforded an equitable share of procurements and contracted dollar opportunities.
SDDD is the official authorized certification agency for Prince George’s County. By becoming a certified business in Prince George’s County, your business may receive preference in procurement opportunities offered by Prince George’s County Government. To access the Certification & Compliance System (CCS) and complete a certification application, click HERE.
In collaboration with the Contracts Administration & Procurement (CAP) division, SDDD helps provide equal access to procurement opportunities. SDDD encourages and assists businesses to apply for certification in the Certification & Compliance System (CCS). Businesses registered in SPEED will receive information regarding procurement opportunities with Prince George’s County Government. To learn about procurement opportunities with Prince George’s County government, click HERE.
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
SDDD actively attends outreach events to share information about the Prince George’s County certification process. To have SDDD attend your event to share information about the certification process and requirements, email SDDD@co.pg.md.us.
In addition, SDDD hosts a monthly Business Certification Overview on the second Wednesday of each month to ensure that businesses are informed about the various types of certifications, the benefits of certification and the certification process. SDDD assists businesses to obtain the following certifications:
- Reciprocal County Based Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
- County Based Small Business (CBSB)
- County Based Business (CBB)
- County Located Business (CLB)
To register for an upcoming Business Certification Overview Training, scroll down to “PGC Training” on the CCS homepage and click on Prince George's County Business Certification Overview which you may access by clicking HERE.
If you have technical questions regarding the certification process, please email SDDD@co.pg.md.us. To begin the certification application process or to recertify your business, you must access the Certification & Compliance System (CCS) by clicking HERE.
Thank you for your interest in doing business with Prince George’s County.
Prince George’s County is committed to creating and maintaining a world-class environment for local businesses providing qualified and certified businesses equal access to Prince George’s County procurement opportunities.