City of Hollister Joins the California Purchasing Group

Registered vendors can access bids, related documents, addendum and award information.

The City of Hollister officially announced today it has joined the California Purchasing Group, an e-procurement system from Bidnet Direct that provides 33 local government agencies throughout California a solution for bid and vendor management. The City of Hollister invites all potential vendors to register online with to access its upcoming solicitations.

Moving forward into the digital era, the City of Hollister can publish all bid opportunities on the California Purchasing Group site, by doing this they will be able to track every step of the process and have a more transparent bid process. Participating government agencies utilizing the California Purchasing Group can track vendors interested in a specific bid, as well as finding out which ones download the documents.

“By utilizing the California Purchasing Group, we are now able to see right away which suppliers are interested in our bid opportunities,” says Renee Perales, Capital Improvements Projects Manager of the City of Hollister. “We’re also able to take it one step further and see who is actually downloading the documents and showing a strong interest in submitting a proposal,” she continued.

The City of Hollister invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the California Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on

  • Centralized Location to Opportunities from all 33 Participating Agencies
  • Notification of Term – Contract Expiration
  • Bid Alerts Customized to the Vendors’ Products or Services Provided
  • Full Customer Service Support

About the City of Hollister:

Hollister is a city in and the county seat of San Benito County, located in the Central Coast region of California. With a 2020 United States census population of 43,346, Hollister is one of the largest cities in the Monterey Bay Area and a member of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments.

About Bidnet Direct:

Bidnet Direct, powered by mdf commerce, is a sourcing solution of regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. Bidnet Direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the California Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,600 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit

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