Vendor orientation

The Iowa Department of Transportation Purchasing Section will present information on how to do business with the DOT.

These sessions are open to any vendor that wishes to participate.

Topics covered in the sessions include:

  • How to do business with the Iowa Department of Transportation
  • What we buy and how we buy it
  • The bid process
  • The invoicing and payment process
  • Information available to vendors online

The Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) will also present information on their programs to help businesses throughout the state and country in obtaining contracts at the federal, state and local level. this will include information on the Iowa Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).

Iowa State University will host and present information on how to do business with Iowa State University.

At the end of the session, purchasing agents from ISU and the DOT as well as a representative from CIRAS will be on hand to answer questions.

Contact the ISU vendor desk at to sign up for a session. Include your company name, the date of the session and the names of the attendees.

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