SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

September 01, 2015 08:00 ET

Village of Fairport Joins Empire State Purchasing Group

FAIRPORT, NY--(Marketwired - September 01, 2015) - Village of Fairport announced today that it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, an online procurement group by BidNet that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

The Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,623 departments from 186 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. Village of Fairport joined the Empire State Purchasing Group last week, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Village of Fairport as well as 185 additional participating agencies on the system.

The online purchasing group is part of a nation-wide e-procurement solution powered by BidNet. BidNet's e-procurement solution manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 1,000 counties, municipalities, school districts and other purchasing professionals a purchasing and vendor management solution.

"Through Empire, we can bridge the gap between our purchasing and the suppliers we will be doing business with," said Kay Wharmby, Village Clerk-Treasurer. "It's a successful solution, offering vendors a centralized location to view bid opportunities on an easy-to-use, web-based platform."

Village of Fairport invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the Empire State Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on include:

  • 24-hour access to local government opportunities
  • Notification customized to the vendors' products or services provided
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notification of Term-Contracts
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

About the Village of Fairport:

Fairport is a village located in the town of Perinton which is part of Monroe County, New York. Fairport is a suburb 9 miles east of Rochester. It is also known as the "Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal."

About BidNet's e-Procurement Solution:

BidNet's e-procurement solution, SourceSuite and its numerous bid systems, provide more than 1,000 government agencies and over 9,000 departments across the country supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. More information is available at

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