A message from the Chief Procurement Officer Robert Gleason pertaining to operations at the Office of State Procurement in reference to COVID-19
Please refer to the contact list to reach specific units and employees within DGS OSP. Emailed inquiries will receive a more prompt response than phone calls.
COVID-19 Notice to Suppliers:
Maryland encourages our suppliers to review the Invitation For Bids, having Solicitation Number BPM019867, seeking personal protection equipment and supplies. Click here to link to the State’s IFB for PPE.
Also, refer to the Emergency Contracts and Supplier List for specific contract needs to service customers as quickly as possible.
Vendors – if you have supplies related to the COVID-19 response that are not already listed in our eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA) online procurement system, please open this Quick Reference Guide linked here to submit your information through a Request for Information form.
In the wake of COVID-19, Maryland Procurement is Open for Business! eMMA is available and capable to make teleworking for procurement officers and vendors a breeze!!
Tired of paper purchase orders and invoices? Does your company have the ability to transact business electronically? Well, eMMA does! Help us understand how you transact business with the State and assess your technical capabilities to perform business transactions electronically through eMMA by completing a 10-minute assessment. Your response is needed by March 20th. Thank you!
Vendor Enablement Assessment
Welcome to Maryland Procurement!
Maryland conducts the majority of its procurements through eMaryland Marketplace Advantage, the online procurement system that is a business tool to provide vendors with easy access to State procurement information. Vendors have the ability to:
- Complete the Small Business Reserve (SBR) self-certification
- Receive notice of bid opportunities
- Search for contracting opportunities
- Submit bids electronically
- Obtain bid results online
State of Maryland has been made aware of a new phishing scam that targets the community of vendors doing business with the State of Maryland. Please do not engage or reply to the messages.
Please go to http://dgs.maryland.gov/Pages/Procurement/message.aspx for more information about this fraudulent email.
For more information about eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), review the Frequently Asked Questions. (Refer to the website frequently for updated versions.)
← To register or login to eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), use the links to the left.
eMMA USER ASSISTANCE
eMMA Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) (Refer to the website frequently for updated versions.)
UPDATE YOUR eMMA VENDOR PROFILE
All vendors in eMMA are required to identify their product and service offerings. This is important as it impacts the types of solicitation notices you receive from the system. If you have not already done so, please make the time to update your vendor profile. Instructions with screen shots are provided in the QRG below.
SMALL BUSINESS RESERVE CERTIFICATION
To participate in the state’s small business programs, your company must first register in the Small Business Reserve (SBR). To determine if your company qualifies, review the SBR Qualification Criteria.
To register, complete the SBR self-certification process in eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). If your company is not yet registered in eMMA. you can complete the SBR self-certification during your initial registration. Follow the instructions to Register Your Business in eMaryland Marketplace Advantage. If your company is already registered in eMMA and you wish to review the status of your SBR certification or complete the SBR self-certification follow the instructions for SBR Certification Registration and Renewal through the QRG.
SBR Renewal Notice – To continue eligibility in the small business programs your SBR certification must be renewed annually. To complete this renewal, logon to your company profile and follow the instructions for SBR Certification Registration and Renewal through the QRG.
Note: If you experience difficulties accessing the eMaryland Marketplace Advantage system it may be necessary to update your browser. Please view these instructions on how to complete this task for the most common browsers.