Procurement Links

State of Ohio:

Create an account on the Supplier Portal (OH|ID):

Apply for Certification:


Summit County:   

Register as a vendor:

All contracts over $50,000.00:

 *they also advertise in the Akron Beacon Journal

All purchases over $5,000.00 require Board of Control approval per SCCO Ch. 177 at:

You can register as a disadvantage business with the State of Ohio MBE and EDGE programs by applying online for certification at:

City of Akron:   

Register as a vendor:

City of Akron Purchasing Division

*New Vendors* To be entered into our system so purchase orders and payments can be processed, please complete and submit the Vendor Application, found in the "Additional Resources" section on the right side of our page (send to Purchasing), and a W-9 (send to Accounting, Room #508).

EEO Form:

Vendor Letter and application:


Upcoming Invitation To Bids (ITBS):

Upcoming RFPs and RFIs:

Current Contracts:

Vendor Guide: