Broward County Purchasing Division issues and receives solicitations through an electronic bidding system called
Periscope S2G. We encourage you to register for free with Periscope S2G to receive solicitation notifications and respond
electronically to our solicitations.
How do I register with Periscope S2G?
Vendors can complete the registration process online in just a few minutes. It is free to register with Periscope S2G and
you do not have to pay a fee to view any of our solicitations once registered. Although Periscope S2G offers a
subscription service for a fee ("LinksPlus"), it is not required to do business with Broward County.
Select “My Account” from Periscope S2G's website at bidsync.com. Then select
“Not registered? Sign up now" and follow the instructions on the registration process.
Vendors can also complete the registration process by calling Periscope S2G at 1-800-990-9339.
Vendors can begin viewing solicitations immediately and Periscope S2G will confirm registration within 24 hours.
Did you previously receive e-mails from us?
Broward County no longer directly sends notices to vendors on our solicitations. We transferred your information to
Periscope S2G and Periscope S2G notified vendors to complete the free vendor registration process. You now must manage your
profile for solicitation notifications through Periscope S2G (including e-mail addresses for since Broward
County’s Vendor Self Service (VSS) system is retired.
How do I receive notifications in Periscope S2G?
To receive notifications on
Broward County solicitations, Vendors must ensure their “bid notification settings” are updated in Periscope S2G to
receive “County” agency notifications. Additionally, review your firm’s NIGP classifications in Periscope S2G, to
include as many as applicable to your business to ensure you receive as many notices as possible.
If a solicitation
NIGP classifications matches your vendor’s profile, you will receive an email notice when the solicitation is
advertised. To continue to receive notifications on a specific solicitation after the initial advertisement
email or to receive notices on any other solicitation, a vendor must:
- Select "Add
to My Bids"
- Turn on
notifications for the solicitation by selecting "Notify me about this Bid"
- Ask a question on
the solicitation through the Q&A section in Periscope S2G for the solicitation
- Accept or View a
solicitation document in Periscope S2G
How do I change e-mail preferences in Periscope S2G?
can update their vendor profile in Periscope S2G and change the frequency and type of notifications in Periscope S2G.
should logon and select "bid notification settings." Vendors can then select or unselect the
different types of e-mails, including marketing notices from Periscope S2G (for Links PLUS bids and special
offers and promotions).
Commonly Asked Questions:
You asked - we answered! Commonly
Asked Questions on Periscope S2G and Broward County is available.
Need Additional Help?
Periscope S2G offers a Customer Solutions Center, which includes
announcements and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Here are some of their top FAQs available from the
Customer Solutions Center:
How do I register with Periscope S2G?
How do I search for a
do I accept documents?
do I respond to a solicitation?
do I add a new user?
do I change Periscope S2G e-mail preferences?
How do I upload an attachment to a solicitation?
How do I submit an electronic bid bond?
What do I do if I get an error submitting an electronic bid bond?
Need Help with Periscope S2G?
Periscope S2G has launched "Webinar Academy" to offer free webinars designed to help you make the most of your
account. Webinars are offered every Wednesday starting at 11am Eastern. These webinars take place once a week and
are repeated every month (new dates are posted monthly). Log in to your Periscope S2G account and select "Get
Started at the bottom of the page to view the current webinar schedule.
To access the Periscope S2G’s
Customer Solutions Knowledge Base and training materials, create a login* to view all FAQs and
Additionally, Vendors can contact Periscope S2G by phone or e-mail at:
*Note: the login to the Customer Solutions Center is
a different account than your to Periscope S2G login.