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Consultants: Connect & Collaborate

SPU is proud to announce that registration is now open for the ninth annual Consultants: Collaborate and Connect. This event will take place on Wednesday, Sept 30, from 9 am – 12 pm (PST). To allow for safe attendance for both staff and attendees, this year’s event will be moving to an online platform.

During this event, representatives from across the City of Seattle’s many departments will showcase upcoming opportunities for consultants in an effort to connect and network.

With a focus on previewing projects to come, attendees will be among the first to learn about future initiatives taking place within the next two years (2020-2022). It is SPU’s hope that this event provides consultants and City departments alike with ample opportunity and time to network, plan and develop strong proposals with inclusive partnerships. 

This event will include:

  • Presentation of upcoming City consultant projects
  • Access to City Project managers and attendee contact information for future networking opportunities
  • Information on contracting with SPU during the pandemic and after
  • Information on City of Seattle Technical Assistance Program
  • WMBE (Women & Minority Business Enterprise) Advocate recognition award

To register for this exciting event, visit Registration is free for attendees.

While attendees won’t have the opportunity to meet in person at this year’s event,
we are working to provide ample opportunity to connect & network.

FAQs for this event

What platform will we be using to access this event?

This event will take place using Webex Events and Meetings. You will have the option to join over the internet or via a call-in phone number if necessary. Registration is free and should be done prior to the event. Registration can be completed by going to and clicking “Register”.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have questions, send them to

What is the purpose of this event?

The purpose of this event is to provide the consultant community early notice of City of Seattle upcoming projects. Firms are encouraged to network with City staff and other firms.

Will there be an agenda prior to the event?

Yes, there will be an agenda provided prior to the event with a list of projects to be presented. You can find the updated agenda for this event at the top of this blog post in both PNG and PDF formats.

Can I share this event with others?

Yes! This event is open to all consultants who want to learn more about upcoming City consultant projects. Please feel free to share this event with others.

What if something related to this event changes? Where can I get updated information?

This blog will update as necessary to provide attendees the most up to date and accurate information possible. We will also email important details to those registered for this event.