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Accessing OhioBuys

OhioBuys provides the primary platform for Supplier partners to engage in procurement activities with the State of Ohio. OhioBuys also provides an online shopping platform for State users to purchase goods and services provided by supplier partners.

Once securing an OH|ID security credential, bidders and suppliers can access OhioBuys and set up their company record (including commodity codes) to receive notices regarding state opportunities.

Getting Started with OhioBuys

To get started using OhioBuys, we recommend watching this 24-minute video with this presentation deck for reference: OhioBuys Supplier Training Webinar Deck. These materials cover the following topics: 

  • Getting started in OhioBuys 

  • How to manage your profile, including managing contacts and selecting commodities 

  • Responding to Solicitations 

  • Reviewing and Acknowledging Purchase Orders 

  • Listing your organization's goods and/or services as part of a catalog 

OhioBuys Upgrade (Release 4)

This spring, OhioBuys will upgrade. To learn more about this effort and see new features, visit the OhioBuys upgrade information page.


For Support: Please contact OBM Shared Services Center

614-338-4781 or 1-877-644-6771



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