"Our mission is to provide excellent customer service while promoting fair and open competition in the procurement of goods and services necessary to support all operations of the City of Columbia while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct"


We implemented a new eProcurement system on April 3, 2017. All current and new City of Columbia bidders must be registered in the new system. 

            » Please click here to register and/or to review Bid Opportunities or go to https://columbiasc.ionwave.net/ 
            »For additional information regarding our new online bidding system, please click here to receive a copy of the announcement: 
              Welcome to eBidcolumbiasc!
The purchasing team handles routine purchases of goods and services for the City of Columbia. We have a team of professionals ready and willing to assist you throughout the procurement process and provide guidance on how to do business with the City.
One of our primary goals is to streamline and simplify the procurement process while also providing open access to competitive bid opportunities. In our continued effort to foster competition, we strive to maximize the participation of vendors and contractors who are interested in providing goods and services to the City. Many of our bid solicitations are posted through our online service: https://columbiasc.ionwave.net

If any questions regarding the City of Columbia's Procurement and Contracts processes or procedures, please contact our office at 803-545-3470.
In carrying out the program, the contractor shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. The contractor shall take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities for all applicants for employment, without regard to their race, creed, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or other handicap, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. The contractor shall post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices to be provided by the government setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause. The contractor will incorporate these nondiscrimination requirements in all subcontracts for program work.



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1800 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

P: 803.545.3470

F: 803.758.1013