How to Do Business with the Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

If you are interested in doing business with the State of Maryland, then DoIT has a broad range of resources to help. Below are a few links to help you get started:

  • If you need to register your business with the State of Maryland, then the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation can get you started as a registered business entity.
  • Maryland’s statewide e-procurement solution, eMaryland Marketplace, is used for advertising solicitations to the vendor community. Go to eMaryland Marketplace to register and learn more.
  • The IT Bid Board provides a list of procurements currently in progress for major products and services for DoIT. Go to the IT Bid Board to view these opportunities and their status.
  • DoIT also maintains a wide variety of master contracts. Click here for a full list of Master Contracts.


Small, Veteran and Minority-owned Businesses - - - Doing Business with DoIT

The State of Maryland and the Department of Information Technology want to do business with you and increase participation of small, veteran and minority-owned businesses. Be a part of the team and do business with the State by following these three easy steps:

Step 1) Certify Your Business as a Small, Veteran, or Minority-owned Business

The State of Maryland has multiple programs available to the small, veteran and minority business communities. Many of these programs are managed by other state agencies. The following programs are currently available and recognized within the State of Maryland.

  1. Minority Business Enterprise Program – To learn about becoming a certified Minority Business within the State of Maryland
  2. Small Business Reserve Program​ – To learn more about the Small Business Reserve program
  3. Veteran Owned Small Business Enterprise Program – To participate in the program, veteran-owned businesses must be verified and certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise. Learn more and to become certified.

For additional information on these programs, please consult with the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs or the MDOT Office of Minority Business Enterprise.

In addition, DoIT hosts a small minority or disadvantage business vendor outreach meeting to assist vendors with the state’s minority business programs. This meeting is typically held on the 3rd Monday of every month. For additional information, please contact MBE.DoIT@Maryland.gov.

Step 2) Register Your Business in eMaryland Marketplace (eMM)

eMaryland Marketplace, Maryland's internet-based procurement system, is a business tool that provides vendors with easy access to State procurement information. Go to the site to register and learn more about eMaryland Marketplace.

Step 3) Sell to the State of Maryland and the Department of Information Technology

Once your business is certified and registered, your business can begin selling to the State of Maryland.