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Metro Procurement Services &

Multnomah County Purchasing Present


Small Business Open House





Want to talk about your business? Show us what you’ve got? Come mingle with Metro and Multnomah County staff at an afternoon Open House to learn about Metro activities and contracting opportunities. We have invited staff from around both agencies to present the activities and opportunities across departments.


Interested in meeting Department Staff from: 





Multnomah County

·      Oregon Zoo

·       Community Justice

·      Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

·       Community Services

·      Oregon Convention Center

·       County Assets

·      Solid Waste

·       County Human Services

·      Planning

·       County Management

·      Parks and Natural Areas

·       Health Department

·      Portland Expo Center

·       Library


You will learn:

·         How to do business with Metro and Multnomah County

·         How to register as an Oregon State Certified Small Business

·         What various departments in both agencies are tasked with

·         What kinds of contracts various departments are soliciting and the kinds of contracts they typically award

·         Current and upcoming opportunities



Getting There:

There are many options for getting to the Oregon Convention Center by TriMet MAX light rail, Portland Streetcar or bus. Click here to schedule your trip with TriMet. Or if you choose to drive, click here to view a map of nearby parking locations. (We will not be able to reimburse parking or transit.)


Cancellation policy

Plans changed? Please un-register. Sorry you couldn't make it. We hope to see you next year!


METRO'S PROCUREMENT SERVICES facilitates the procurement and contracting process for all departments throughout Metro to ensure quality purchases that support Metro's mission. Diversity in contracting is a critical component of Metro's mission to plan for the region's future and ensure that it remains a great place to live. By actively involving minority business enterprises, woman owned business enterprises and emerging small businesses in the pool of business opportunities, we can help expand the economic opportunities in the region. MULTNOMAH COUNTY'S PURCHASING DEPARTMENT competitively procures materials and services supporting County operations. Business diversity and equity are important values to the County. Our goal is to provide equal opportunity and access and we actively encourage participation by minority-owned, women-owned and emerging small business firms, as well as disadvantaged business enterprises, to compete for purchasing and contracting opportunities within Multnomah County. FOR QUESTIONS CONTACT: Tracy Sagal, Senior Procurement Analyst;; 503-813-7596