Small, minority and women-owned business owners are invited to “Central Texas Small Business Partnership Conference” on Wednesday, May 24 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Austin Community College Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd, West Entrance, Austin, TX 78752.
The one-day conference is designed to educate firms on how to conduct business with the Austin Independent School District, Austin Community College District, Travis County, and City of Austin.
Attendees will have an opportunity to attend panel discussions and breakout sessions geared towards businesses in the following areas: construction, professional and consulting services, commodities, and technologies.
Business owners will also have an opportunity to dialogue with purchasing agents, buyers, and prime contractors from local government and state agencies who work with small business owners.
About the Small & Minority Business Resources Department
The City of Austin’s Small and Minority Business Resources Department assists small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses as they pursue contracting opportunities with the City of Austin; encourages Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE), Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) to participate in City contracts; provides bonding education and oversees the City’s MBE/WBE and DBE contracting goals in the areas of construction, professional services, commodities and non-professional services. Visit www.austintexas.gov/smbr or call (512) 974-7677.
Communications and Public Information Office
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