Skip to main content

Invite Bidders

The content below describes functionality that is part of the new Bid Management Enhanced Experience. See About Bid Management Enhanced Experience.
If your project has NOT been updated to Bid Management Enhanced Experience and you are using the Legacy experience, see Search for and Invite Bidders.


To send bid invitations to companies you've added to a bid form. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Bidding tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • Make sure companies have a bid recipient before sending an invitation. Companies without bid recipients will not receive an invitation to bid email. See View and Manage Bidders on a Bid Form.
    • After you send out a bid invitation to a company, anyone in that company that is on the Recipient List can log in to submit a bid. 
    • Users can only see a bid that they have been invited to. 



  1. Navigate to the project's Bidding tool.
  2. Open the bid package.
  3. If you want to invite all outstanding bidders, click Invite and select All Outstanding Bidders or Resend Invitations.
    Note: You can also click Invite in the banner to send invitations to all outstanding bidders.  invite-bidders.png
  4. If you want invite an individual company, click the Invite button next to the company in the 'Bid Status' column.
    This opens a side panel. Select one or more bid recipients to send the invitation to, and then click Send.

See Also