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Use Statewide Contracts

Buy products and services directly from 1,500 vendors using the state’s collective buying power and save money, reduce risk and streamline purchasing. 

Search Bid Opportunities

Businesses can sell their goods and services to government agencies and higher education institutions by registering with the Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS).

How to Work with the State

Register with the state to be considered for bid opportunities, including goods and services, construction and public works, and property leasing.

Find Training

Training for state government employees includes instructor-led classes and on-demand opportunities.

Access EAP Services

State government employees and their family members can turn to the Employee Assistance Program for personal and work-related problems.

Buy Surplus

Recycle, reuse and save money when you purchase items government agencies no longer need.

Success stories

Cathleen Lovell in the foreground and heavy machine equipment in the background on-site.
A civil contractor from Harrah, Wash., turned to the federal surplus program to acquire equipment for her business.
The pollinator garden with new plantings
Where a bare concrete pad used to sit, a blooming garden now flourishes—attracting both pollinators and visitors.

What's new

A picture of the road winding along Deschutes Parkway in Olympia, Washington.
Where Vehicular and pedestrian traffic control barriers will be located at: Deschutes Parkway Southwest, near the intersection of Olympic Avenue West and 5th Avenue Southwest. Deschutes Parkway Southwest, north of Crosby House, north of I-5 onramp (onramp will be accessible). Lakeridge Drive…
Artist rendering of the rehabilitated Pritchard Building
The project will renovate and expand the Joel M. Pritchard Building on West Capitol Campus. The environmental review process under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) is designed to ensure that environmental values are considered during decision making by state and local agencies. The draft…
DES is one of 29 agencies and local partners of the Small Business Liaison Team, which sponsors the workshops on how to start and grow a small business. Business owners will learn about how to do business with the state, valuable programs and services, how to use, and best practices…


Legislative Campus Modernization, or LCM, is a multi-year project to address legislative space needs and critical issues with three historical buildings on the Capitol Campus in Olympia.

Contracting equity work is led by Governor Inslee's Subcabinet on Business Diversity. It's a statewide initiative that's led to new policies for supplier diversity, sole source contracts, and direct buy. And the work continues.