Getting Started as a Supplier

The first step in becoming a successful supplier with the state of Georgia is properly registering your company in the Team Georgia Marketplaceā„¢ (TGM) registration system.

Once you register, other benefits you will receive include:

  • Notifications of policy and procedure changes
  • Notifications of upcoming events
  • "The Supplier Source" Newsletter

Supplier Registration and Team Georgia Marketplace (TGM)

TGM is the center for e-business, matching Georgia government buyers with sellers. By registering in TGM, your contact information and the NIGP codes for which you are registered will be available to state entities. If your profile contains matching NIGP codes for a competitive solicitation, you will receive an automatic email notification.

How to Register as a Supplier to Business in Georgia

Georgia Procurement Manual and The Seven Stages of Procurement

The underlying purposes and policies of the Georgia Procurement Manual are to:

  • Simplify and clarify the law governing procurement by the state of Georgia.
  • Permit the continued development of centralized procurement policies and practices.
  • Make as consistent as possible the procurement regulations among the various state entities.

Visit the Seven Stages of Procurement webpage to learn more about the state's procurement methodology.

Supplier Orientation

Supplier orientation sessions feature information about how to register your company to be on the state's supplier list and establish your eligibility to receive bid notices. General information will be given about the purchasing process and the various kinds of purchases that are made by government entities.

Supplier Webinars

These sessions show you how to search for open and awarded solicitations, how to download and attach required documents, how to respond to bids, and how to participate in the state's procurement process.

Additional sessions are given throughout the state through our resource partners. Always check the events section for up-to-date information.