Frequently Asked Questions
The very first step to become a supplier (also known as vendor) is to register your business on Bonfire. Once you register, you will start receiving notifications for Bids and Solicitations.
Bonfire is our solicitation portal; It is where the City of Dallas posts bids and solicitations opportunities.
To ensure you receive the proper notices, include all commodity codes related to your business.
No, Bonfire is strictly for viewing and participating in bids and solicitations for the City.
For instructions to reset your Bonfire password, please click here:
For instructions to fill out an online bid table, please click here:
Bonfire has a learn and tour option available. For more information, please click here:
For more bid meetings and other special events, please click here:
In the event that you do not receive your vendor number, you can call (214) 670-3326 or email CODVendorRegistrations. Please have your tax ID available in order to search your vendor number.
In order to find out more about MWBE you can reach out to The Office of Business Diversity at: (214) 243-2120