The Board of Public Works & Bureau of Contract Administration, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office, invite you to participate in the upcoming Accessing LA TeamWith 2021.   This annual Professional & Personal Services networking event is part of the celebration of National Public Works Week and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. All are welcome to attend this FREE 2-part virtual event.

Accessing LA is the flagship contracting and business networking event of the City of Los Angeles.  In lieu of the in-person outreach event, virtual workshops will be held to share information and resources on how to do business with the City.

 May 19-20, 2021 - FREE ADMISSION
A 2-Part Virtual Event
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Prime Perspective and Community Level Contracting 

Watch and learn from the perspectives of guest Prime Contractors (TetraTech, HNTB Architecture, MARRS Corp and TY Lin International) on how they outreach to subcontractors and practices to meet their diversity and equity goals. 

Get updated on the developments in Community Level Contracting .

Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Koi Pond & Interactive Networking

You are enjoined to listen to Koi Pond finalists give a business pitch.  Pick up a few pointers on how you could brush up your elevator speech from the instant feedback that the finalists would receive from an executive panel.


All are welcome to tune in and have the option to interact, ask questions, network with each other and key leaders in the 5 breakout rooms  in these industries: Architecture, Engineering, IT, Marketing, Women-owned Businesses

Apply to be part of KOI POND before May 10

Koi Pond is an exclusive feature of  AccessingLA TeamWith. Chosen finalists will have the opportunity to receive instant feedback from an executive panel. The theme this year is “Stronger Together.”  Personal/Professional Service firms and nonprofit organizations are invited to apply to give a 2-minute business pitch to a virtual audience on how they will promote workforce equity and/or provide employment opportunities to transitional workers. APPLY before Monday, May 10, 2021 at to be considered.

Prime Perspective and Community Level Contracting 


About Accessing LA

Accessing LA, the City of Los Angeles’ flagship networking series, is a collaboration among Mayor Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development, various Council offices, the Office of Procurement and the Department of Public Works.


Each of the three events in this series focuses on a particular industry that brings together several City departments, public agencies, and contractors (both primes and subcontractors).


Accessing LA's aim is to provide opportunities for building meaningful relationships, gaining valuable perspectives and accessing an abundance of resources to promote economic development and contracting with the City of Los Angeles.   From start up businesses to seasoned subcontractors, the Accessing LA events create an experience and a dynamic tight-knit community for those who want to do business with the City and other public agencies.


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