Outreach & Training

DIR offers training and customized outreach on a wide variety of topics that our Customers and Vendors need. Reach out to DIR to set up a customized session or learn about upcoming opportunities. 

DIR's Chief Procurement Office Outreach and Training team provides training to customers eligible to purchase through DIR. Customers include, but are not limited to:

Find out more about the types of Customers that DIR is dedicated to serving.

Customer Eligibility

DIR serves a wide range of customers. However, before buying through DIR, learn more about your agency's eligibility to purchase through DIR.

Customer Training Topics

We can also customize training sessions specific to the wants and needs of our Customers. Find out more by reaching out to the Outreach and Training team.

Vendor Training Topics

Vendor(s) who hold a current DIR contract or those seeking to do business with DIR, trainings may include such topics as:

  • Doing Business with DIR - Learn what it takes to becoming a vendor with DIR
  • How to become a DIR vendor as a prime contract holder and how to become a reseller or subcontractor on a prime contract holder’s contract.
  • How to navigate the BidStamp portal when responding to DIR’s Requests For Offers (RFO) (see Guide below).
  • Vendor orientations for vendors who have been awarded a DIR contract.
  • HUB trainings on how to do business with the State of Texas.


Find out more about other resources available to your agency.

Be on the lookout for upcoming training sessions - Statewide HUB Vendor Training

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Bidstamp Vendor Information System Video Walkthrough

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