SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite


January 19, 2017 09:05 ET

BidNet Launches Illinois Purchasing Group

SPRINGFIELD, IL--(Marketwired - January 19, 2017) - Today BidNet announces the launch of the Illinois Purchasing Group, a bid system with open solicitations from local and state government agencies throughout the state. Companies interested in doing business with public agencies in Illinois can now register to search through hundreds of open bids, quotes and RFPs in one central location. Registered vendors also have access to the thirteen other regional purchasing groups from across the country hosted on BidNet Direct. All vendors are encouraged to register at

Interested companies can view a sample of these open bid opportunities from Illinois government buyers at, but must register for Statewide notification to view the bid details published by the issuing agency. Registered vendors will also receive targeted bid notifications via email based on selected NIGP product/service categories.

In addition, the Illinois Purchasing Group offers a complete sourcing solution to any municipality, school district, county or special district in the state looking for a more efficient purchasing process. Benefits for participating buyers include:

  • An easy tool to advertise bids, quotes and RFPs to vendors across the country
  • Powerful bid and vendor management tools
  • Complete sourcing solution including bid evaluation and contract management
  • Fully tracked and auditable distribution, addendum and award information

Local government buyers interested in joining the Illinois Purchasing Group can schedule a demo at or contact our Buyer Support team at 800-835-4603 option 3.

About BidNet's E-Sourcing Solution
BidNet's e-Sourcing solution, SourceSuite, provides local government agencies with a full sourcing solution including vendor management, bid distribution, bid evaluation, contract management and vendor performance management. With years of input from procurement professionals, BidNet has designed 17 regional purchasing groups to address the specific bid and vendor management needs of public purchasing. To learn more about the benefits to local government agencies, please visit Full feature and sourcing module information is available at

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