Aug 24-Transportation Business Opportunity In the Hampton Roads

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Aug 24-Transportation Business Opportunity In the Hampton Roads

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Hampton Roads Planning District Commission $15.00

Transportation Business Opportunity In the Hampton Roads

Thursday August 24, 2017

9:30 am to 12 pm

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

723 Woodlake Drive,  Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

 

Register at:  https://hrfallsmallbizsummit.eventbrite.com

The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce is committed to assisting Small -Minorities with establishing, maintaining, and growing successful businesses in the transportation and logistics industry.

At our Transportation Forum on August 24, we will enable entrepreneurs from all sectors (Telecom, marketing, research consulting, scientific, management consulting, engineering, lab work, construction, and all other related services) to succeed in all areas serving the transportation industry. Come learn about the most updated contracting, connections, and career opportunities through topics such as:

  • What are some of the Government and Commercial Business Opportunities by Primes Made Available to Small-Minority Businesses?
  • What can VDOT’s BOWD Center Do For Small Businesses?
  • What Does the Civil Rights Act Do For Small Minority Businesses?
  • Why the Critical Importance of the  SWaM and the DBE Certication Programs?
  • What is the Hampton Roads Planning District Commision?
  • What are Some Sales & Marketing Strategies Needed for the Transportation Industry?

Free for VACC Members * $15 for the Public

Procurement Briefings * Light Refreshments  *  Business Resources * Career Resources EXPO   

 

AGENDA

  • 8:30 am to 9:30 am: Exhibitors set up
  • 9:30 am to 9:50 am: Registration * Resources EXPO * Networking
  • 9:50 am to 10:00 am: Greetings * Sponsors Appreciation
  • 10:00 am to  11: 30 am:  Procurement Speaker Program

10 AM – 10:15 AM : Keynote Speaker:  David Smith, Director, VDOT Business Opportunity Workforce Development Center, VA Dept. of Transportation

10: 15 AM – 10:30 AM: Tara Walker, Topic: Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM:  Angela Barber, Program Manager. Topic: The Importance of the SWaM & DBE Certification Programs, Hampton Roads Region VA Dept. of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

10:45 AM- 11:00 AM: Queene Crittendo, Civil Rights Program Manager. Topic: Civil Rights Program and Opportunity for SWaM and DBE companies in the Hampton Roads, VA Dept. of Transportation

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM: Speaker: TBD, Commercial Opportunity for SWAM and DBE businesses

11:15 AM – 11:30:  Speaker: TBD, Commercial Opportunity for SWAM and DBE businesses

11:30 AM- 11:45 AM:  Social Media and Marketing Strategies for the Transportation Sector

  • 11:45 am to  12:00 pm :  Networking with Resource Partners continues
  • 12:00 pm: Wrap up – next VACC Procurement event announcement in the Hampton Roads Region
  • 12: 00 pm: Program Adjourns

BUYERS- RESOURCE EXHIBITORS

City of Norfolk Procurement Office- SWaM Program

Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

Virginia Department of Transportation- Hampton Roads Civil Rights Division

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

WM Jordan – Invited

 

OUTSTANDING ADVERTISEMENTS & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Contact: My Lan Tran at:  Tel: 804 502 8081 or Email: aabac@aabac.org

 

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00
Website:
https://hrfallsmallbizsummit.eventbrite.com

Organizer

virginia asian chamber of commerce
Phone:
804 502 8081
Email:
aabac@aabac.org
Website:
www.aabac.org

Venue

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320 United States
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Phone:
804 502 8081
Website:
www.aabac.org