Florida Department of Management Services. Florida Association of Minority Business Enterprise Officials Tallahassee, Florida February 2003. What is the MyFloridaMarketPlace system going to include for CMBE vendors and other users?.
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Florida Association of
Minority Business Enterprise Officials
What’s the Same?
CMBE and MBE vendors will register in the MyFloridaMarketPlace system even if they are already registered in the State’s SPURS system.
In order to obtain CMBE status, a vendor is still required to submit all the documentation that is currently used to determine certification status.
MyFloridaMarketPlace includes tools for vendors and for buyers. All vendors will have access to a dedicated vendor helpdesk to provide support.
Initial Users - Pilots
Eligible Users - Other State Agency
State Term Contract Vendors
Initial Users - Exec Agencies
Eligible Users – Univ, City, County
Agency/ Dept. Contract Vendors
“I want to buy”
“I want to sell”
Business Support and Operations
The initial users for the new system will be those that fall under the Governor’s executive agencies. Other eligible users will participate in the future.
Initial Users - Pilot Agencies (May 2003)
Initial Users – Executive Branch Agencies (July 2003 – April 2004)
Other Eligible Users
Changes to Chapter 287, F.S., requires the collection of a fee from vendors using the MyFloridaMarketPlace system.
There are several specific areas that will help derive benefits for vendors by using the MyFloridaMarketPlace system.
Opportunity to generate additional business and increase sales
Opportunity to streamline operations and decrease operating expenses
Opportunity to shorten order-to-cash cycle and improve cash flow
All vendors, including MBE and CMBE vendors, should receive benefits from using the MyFloridaMarketPlace system to reach state buyers.
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