Registration will Open at the Freeman Expo Hall on December 11, 2013 at 7:00 AM Be sure the get there early! Thank you. See you at the Conference
SMWVBO Contracting Conference
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Freeman Expo Hall
3201 E. Houston
San Antonio, TX 78219
View full details on the December Conference page.
Registration (Lobby) 7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast (Hall A) 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
(Complimentary continental breakfast and entrance with registration prior to December 1st)
Ms. Betty Bueche, Director, Bexar County Facilities and Parks
Remarks:The Honorable Tommy Adkisson, County Commissioner, Precinct 4
The Honorable Kevin N. Wolff, County Commissioner, Precinct 3
The Honorable Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Texas - District 35(Video)
Mr. Ira Smith, Member, Board of Managers, University Health System
Col. Michael Luft, Director of Contracting, Air Eduction Training Command at US Air Force
Keynote Speakers: Mr. Emmitt Smith & Mr. Eugene Walker, EJ Smith Construction Company, LLC
Procurement Exhibits: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshops (Rooms A, B, C & D): 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Doing Business with the Healthcare Industry - University Health System
Affordable Care Act: Latest Update & How to Operate Your Business...From Anywhere! - UTSA IED
Federal/State/Local Contracting Opportunities - UTSA SDBC Procurement & Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Federal Small Business and Veteran Owned Business Programs and Opportunities
Lunch Program (Exhibit Area A) (Exhibit Area B: Floor Closed): Noon - 1:30 p.m.
(Complimentary box lunch and entrance with registration prior to December 1st)
Moderator: Ms. Renee Green, County Engineer and Executive Director, Bexar County Public Works Department
Remarks: The Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, County Judge, Bexar County
The Honorable Sergio Chico Rodriguez, County Commissioner, Precinct 1
The Honorable Paul Elizondo, County Commissioner, Precinct 2
Mr. George Hernandez, CEO, University Health System
Keynote: Mr. Tony Dorazio, President, OCI Solar Power
OCI Solar Power and Consortium Partners - Harnessing the power of the sun in San Antonio
Closing: Mrs. Francine Wilson, Vice President Supply Chain Management, UHS
Conference Ends 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Floor Briefing Areas
SBA Loan and Certification Programs for start-up & existing Small Businesses
Workforce Solutions Alamo - Finding & Hiring Employees
San Antonio Housing Authority - Section 3 Contractor Program
State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program
South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (SCTRCA)
Exhibitors - View Complete List
Veterans Business Center - Department of Defense - Department of Transportation
Local Government Agencies - State Agencies/Universities - Department of Labor
Financial/Technical Assistance - General Contractors - Corporations
Plenty of Networking Opportunities! Sponsorships and Exhibit Space are Now Available!
(All Exhibitors must have Contracting Opportunities for SMWVBE/DBE)
For questions or for more information, e-mail RWatson@Bexar.org or call 210.335.2478
SMWBE Program Manager/DBE Liaison Phone: 210.335.2478