ALL VETERAN & NON-VETERAN BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER ONLINE VISIT
YOU MAY ALSO REGISTER BY TELEPHONE AT 915-831-7749
"ATTENTION CURRENT AND POTIENTIAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING COMPANIES AND VENDORS"
Have you registered for the 12th Annual Veterans & Business Conference? Are you wondering why you should attend? This is an opportunity to market your company to an average of over 200 attendees, contractors, suppliers and providers and government agencies for only $35!
This conference is for ALL businesses, large or small, Veteran-Owned and Non-Veteran Owned, Woman-Owned, 8(a) or HUB Zone certified! If you own a business, YOU should be attending this conference. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from and network with many agencies or attendees that need what your business offers!
What Training or Information Can You Expect from This Conference?
Fraud? What is Fraud in Government Contracting?
We are pleased to announce that Federal agents from the U.S. Army's Major Procurement Fraud Unit have agreed to present a breakout session that will provide the audience with an overview of what fraud and corruption is and how it affects not just the Army but ALL taxpayers. They will also discuss past case studies involving contract fraud and public corruption and provide a hotline for reporting fraud.
Federal Government Purchasing Forecasts
This year our guests will provide insight to the regional federal purchasing forecast for 2018.
Our Esteemed Speakers are as follows:
Carolyn Staten, Deputy OSBP - USACE, Southwestern District- Fort Worth,
Mike Medrano, Deputy Director, MICC - Fort Bliss,
Anthony Overbay, Director Business Operations, Holloman AFB,
Richard Morris, Director of Business Operations, Cannon AFB, and
Merry Sargent-Green, Director of Operations, Dyess AFB.
Don’t miss this opportunity to network in one of El Paso's Best and Largest Contracting Event.
The conference will be held at the Centennial Banquet & Conference Center, 11199 Sergeant E. Churchill, Fort Bliss, Texas 79916 on October 24, 2017 from 8:00am – 4:00pm.
This conference is open to all businesses, contractors and vendors interested in contracting with government agencies. There will be a focus on Veteran/Service Disabled Veteran Owned businesses, but all businesses are invited.
This conference provides a venue for local and regional Veteran Owned businesses to make federal agencies and their prime contractors aware of their existence and capabilities. It further allows businesses of all socioeconomic categories to network and begin the development of business relationships. Historically, this conference has been a resource for government agencies and contractors to extend their outreach to West Texas and its veteran and commercial business community.
Active duty military personnel that are about to transition to civilian life and have an interest in being entrepreneurs are strongly encouraged to attend this conference. Organizations that assist in business development have been invited to participate
The cost to attend is only $35. All planning to attend must pre-register. To register online please click here or call Keith Gutierrez at 915-831-7749.
Booth space for exhibitors will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests for booth/exhibitor space must be received at the time registrations are submitted or no later than two weeks prior to the event. There will be a fee of $100, for booth /exhibitor space, in addition to the $35 registration fee. Electricity is available for an additional fee of $25. Priority for booth/exhibitor space will be given to sponsors, government agencies and government prime contractors. All others will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as long as space is available. All booths must be paid 1 week prior to event.
Conference sponsorship opportunities are available. All corporate partners, supporting organizations and interested firms are invited to sponsor this event. For more information about sponsorship please click here.
If you are in need of lodging a list of hotels in close proximity to the event are provided at the following link.
Should you need any additional information or have any questions or concerns please contact Pablo Armendariz, 915‐831‐7747 email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Keith Gutierrez, 915‐831‐7749 email email@example.com.
Contract Opportunities Center
El Paso Community College
9050 Viscount, Bldg. B. Rm. 548
El Paso, TX 79925