Date(s) - Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – Don’t let that deter you from attending! Registrations can be processed on site the day of the event.
Parking: There will be a shuttle running from 6:00 am – 4:30 pm from Homage Senior Services (5026 196th St SW) to the Lynnwood Convention Center.
This summit is designed to help all small businesses with educational and networking opportunities with public, private and business resources. There will be numerous seminars that cover variety of small business topics. Small businesses and organizations who serve them are encouraged to attend and participate in this summit to find new business contacts and build long-lasting relationships. We anticipate over 1000 attendees and over 75 exhibitors. Doors open at 7:00 a.m., opening remarks and keynote presentation will begin at 8:00 a.m.
Attendees will include:
- Small and Emerging Businesses
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
- Women Owned Small Businesses
- Minority Business Enterprises
- Veteran Owned Small Businesses
- Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
- HubZone Firms
- 8(a) Certified Firm
- Small Contractors and Suppliers
- Large Puget Sound Employers
- Local/State/Federal Agencies
- Prime Contractors that offer and/or support diversity/small business programs.
- Other Private Businesses that offer and/or support diversity/small business programs.
- Organizations that offer small business resources such as: financial institutions, bonding producers, small business support services and business attorneys and consultants.
Complete List of Exhibitors
Match Making 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Washington PTAC will be hosting Match Making in room 1D.
AGC Annual Federal Contracting Conference
**Please register on the AGC website for the Federal Contracting Conference events**
ANNUAL FEDERAL FACILITIES 3-YEAR CONSTRUCTION OUTLOOK 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Come hear representatives from the Army Core of Engineers (COE), Naval Facilities Command NW (NAVFAC), the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the General Services Administration (GSA) present their respective 3-year Construction Outlooks for facilities in the Northwest. In addition to details on upcoming projects there will be a roundtable discussion of topics important to federal contractors.
2018 CONSTRUCTION OUTLOOK 11:45AM – 12:45PM
Cliff Brewis, Vice President of Operations at Dodge Data & Analytics, will present an overview of the national economy, trends and forecasted activity in Washington State by ten different market sectors. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to plan for next year.
AGC CONTRACTOR EXCHANGE 1:00PM – 3:30PM
Small businesses are invited to meet with Prime contractors in pre-scheduled 8-minute sessions, to exchange information on capabilities and potential needs for future Federal and other construction work.
If you are interested in participating in any or all of these events, please contact Stacy Mullane at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday October 26. Let her know which meeting(s) from the above list you would like to attend, that you are an 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned, or OMWBE Contractor responding to this invitation and how many people will be attending from your company.
If you would like to register for all or part of the AGC Federal Contracting Conference please contact Stacy at email@example.com or visit the AGC website.
Doors and Exhibition Hall open at 7:00 am.
Opening Remarks will begin at 8:00 am., including remarks from Mayor Nicola Smith (City of Lynnwood) and Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib, and a keynote presentation from Cara Buckingham of Birch Equipment Rental & Sales.
Breakout Session One 9:30 – 10:30am:
Laying the Groundwork to Government Procurement
Capacity Building for Small Business Workshop
The One Page Business Plan
Show Me the Money – Understanding Financial Statements and Cash Flow
Breakout Session Two 10:45am – 11:45pm:
Presenting Yourself and Your Business with Style at Networking Events
Tech Trends & Essentials for Small Business
Market Research to Beat Your Competitors
Catching, Captivating and Keeping Your Employees
Round Table Sessions from 12:15 – 2:15pm
These round table sessions will be an opportunity for attendees to sit with an industry expert and discuss challenges, learn resources, etc. Topics include social media, customer service, workplace diversity, retirement, legal, economic development, reaching DBE goals, etc
Power Networking/Reception 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Registration is now closed, please join us at the event! You can register at the door.
Registrations are closed for this event.