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November 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm PDT
The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a free seminar for business owners and representatives on Tuesday, November 1st, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to present training on how to do business with the Corps.
Due to low numbers in registered attendees, I’ve regrettably decided to cancel the Boise Small Business Industry Day event scheduled November 1st.
– ‘Industry Day’ activities will be held in the Corps’ Boise Regulatory Offices, 720 Park Blvd
– There is no charge to participate.
– Registration and Government Issued ID are required for admission to the event.
– Due to security requirements, please do not bring tablets or laptop devices.
– Foreign National Visitor Requests are required no later than September 30th.
– This Industry Day event features informational briefings presented by district staff, opportunities to take part in roundtable discussions and information about upcoming contracting opportunities.
Topics to be covered:
— SBA Regulatory & Legislative updates;
— Program & Contracting Processes;
— Corps panel discussion focused on Doing Business with the Corps;
— System for Award Management (SAM);
— Market Research/Sources Sought;
— Indefinite Delivery Contracts;
— What we Buy; and
— Forecast of Upcoming Opportunities
– A Small Business Panel discussing Socio-Economic Programs in contracting with the government.
– Participants are encouraged to make their lunch arrangements in the nearby community.
– Networking is encouraged during the lunch break and following the official event activities.
– Contractors with little or no experience doing business with the government are encouraged to contact their respective Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) and Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) for established training programs.
The Walla Walla District awards contracts for construction projects, Architect-Engineering studies, and supplies and services needed to operate their facilities. These contracting opportunities total $90 to $130 million annually. The district is one of 41 districts within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district is responsible for managing environmental, hydroelectric, navigation, engineering, construction, emergency management and recreation services within a region covering 107,000 square miles and includes parts of six states. The district operates and maintains six hydroelectric power facilities and $2.5 billion of infrastructure.
For more information about Walla Walla District, see the district website at www.nww.usace.army.mil