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The city of Chattanooga in conjunction with Brasfield & Gorrie is committed to increasing our collaboration with small and diverse firms. There is a upcoming design build construction project that will require a large variety of suppliers & construction trades. Please click on the link to access information on how to register for the ( Project Outreach Event to be held Thursday May 2, 2024 3:00-4:30 PM ET at the Development Resource Center Building Conference Room 1A, 1250 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402.)


Sign up for a training webinar or procedural assistance today! Training Webinars will be held weekly every Thursday 3-430 PM EST.  Fill out our Google Form to get started.


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The City of Chattanooga is in the process of improving our invoice-to-pay process. To ensure prompt payment to our valued suppliers, we will be requiring all new registrations to upload a completed ACH Formalong with their completed W9. 

If you are an existing supplier, we ask that you create a profile change request in the portal to update your payment from check to ACH.

ALL SUPPLIERS will be required to invoice in the Portal to ensure prompt payment. 

Supplier Portal & Procedural Assistance

If you have questions on how to do business with the City of Chattanooga, would like to set up a supplier meet and greet, learn more about the Purchasing process, or learn how to use the supplier portal please click on Supplier Assistance Request to request support.  We hold weekly virtual sessions on Mondays at 3:30 PM EST, Wednesdays at 10:00 AM EST & Thursdays at 3:00 PM EST. 

Direct support for urgent issues can be obtained by emailing or reaching out to Ellen Wentworth, Supplier Engagement Coordinator at 423-643-7234

Using the Supplier Portal Assistance

Many of our suppliers are new to the portal environment. To assist you, we have created Videos and Quickstart Guides to assist with many of the tasks.

Video Guides

Responding to A Solicitation

Creating An Invoice

Adding ACH Payment

Adding Products & Services

Quickstart Guides

Supplier Registration

Adding Products & Services

Responding to a Solicitation

Downloading Required Solicitation Docs

Finding An Open Solicitation

Payment Update to ACH

Creating An Invoice

Canceling An Invoice 

Are you new to Government Bidding? Would you like to learn more about understanding government contracts? Terms & Conditions and general bid response? The organizations below are local, free, and exist to support you with all your business needs:

Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have the resources and expertise you need to start, grow, and sustain your business! All consulting and training services provided by the Chattanooga TSBDC are available at no cost. Our Center’s specialties include business plan development, access to capital, strategic planning, government contracting, and much more! Learn more at

The APEX Accelerator (formerly PTAC) is funded, in part, by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs. We assist businesses with succeeding in the public sector marketplace (Local, State, Federal) at no cost.

Jutta Bangs, APEX Accelerator Counselor



101 E. 11th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone: (423) 643-7230
Fax: (423) 643-7244

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