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Monthly Procurement Forum - Breakfast

Monthly Procurement Forum - Breakfast

From May 30, 2017 8:00 am until May 30, 2017 11:46 am Save to calendar

At Houston Community College Southwest 5601 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77081, USA

main@houstonbiz.org

713-269-7726

http://www.houstonbiz.org/

breakfast logo2You're invited to Join us for Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Houston Community College Southwest 5601 W. Loop South, 1st Floor Auditorium Houston, Texas 77081

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION THEME:
 
HARRIS COUNTY AGENCIES SHOWCASE CURRENT AND FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES
 
PARTICIPATING AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS, ORGANIZATIONS,  AND THEIR KEYNOTE REPRESENTATIVES ACCOMPANIED BY PRIME CONTRACTORS  WILL DISCUSS SPECIFICS ON DOING BUSINESS AND IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES:
 
 
 Harris County Purchasing Office - DeWight Dopslauf, Harris County Purchasing Agent will discuss how to do business and identify upcoming business opportunities with the following Departments: 
  • Harris County Flood Control
  • Harris County Hospital District
  • Harris County Support Services
  • Harris County Toll Road Authority
 
Harris County Sheriff's Office - Kandy Buntyn, Manager of Purchasing and Accounts Payable will discuss the Process of doing business and review upcoming business opportunities.
 
 
  
Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation - Adrian Collins, Director of Operations and John Whaley, Director of Maintenance and Engineering, SMG (Management company) will review planned activities and resulting business opportunities at NRG Park including:
  • NRG Stadium 
  • NRG Center
  • NRG Arena 
  • NRG Astrodome
 
 
Harris County Community Services Department - Office of Transit Services - Gene Simeon, Compliance Manager and DBE Liaison Officer will review upcoming Projects and resulting business opportunities.
 
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - SUCCESS STORY:
 
 
 
Clark Construction Group - Texas/Horizon Group International, a Joint Venture - Chris Desko, Project Executive, Clark Construction Group - Texas and Al Kashani, Vice President, Horizon Group International will review the Harris County/City of Houston Joint Processing Center, an $80 million Project that the Joint Venture Team internally set and is achieving a 20 percent MSWDBE participation goal.
 
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
 
   
United Technical Operations Center (UTOC) Program will be briefly reviewed by Layle McKelvey, Diversity Manager and John Alvarez, Project Director/Owner Representative United Airlines and Jason Fuller, Project Director, Manhattan Construction.  The Program includes a new 2.5 wide body Hangar that will support United Airlines' aircraft maintenance to existing Hangar and Maintenance Facilities. The Program is designed to consolidate United's maintenance activities while streamlining technical operations at IAH.  The Project is estimated at $165 million and all trades will be required.
 
 
INSPIRATION AND ENTERTAINMENT: 
 
OPENING CEREMONY:
 
Harris County Sheriff's Office Color Guard will present the Colors.
 
National Anthem:  Teresa R. Casey-Bell, Songstress/Psalmist and owner of "From the Heart Floral Gallery".
 
Pledge of Allegiance:  Adam Hooks, retired Army Veteran and President of Secure1one, Security Company.
 
Invocation:  Deacon Leonard P. Lockett, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Time:  8:30 to 8:40 a.m.
 
Opening Remarks and Proclamation:  Offices of Harris County Commissioners R. Jack Cagle and Rodney Ellis
Time:  8:40 to 8:50 a.m.
 
Complimentary Breakfast:  Ella Mae's Catering - Shirley Conley, Principal
Mini-Bites - Mona Tezeno, Principal
Time:  7:45 to 9:30 a.m.
 
BUSINESS TO BUSINESS NETWORKING:
 
Businesses have the opportunity to introduce their services to the Audience as well to exchange business leads and interact with each other.
Time:  8:00 to 8:30 a.m. 
 
BUSINESS TIP OF THE MONTH:
 
Shelley Roth, Spring Board Media and local Constant Contact expert will review "Online Marketing Tools" for your business.
Time:  8:50 to 9:00 a.m.
 
BUSINESS INTERACTIVE SESSION:
  
The Session offers the opportunity to meet with other key officials and decision makers representing other agencies and institutions in the Audience. 
Time:  9:00 to 9:25 a.m.
 
BUSINESS ADVICE SESSION:
 
Julie Irvin, Founder & CEO - Keystone Resources will review key elements of assembling and presenting a competitive Bid or Proposal.
Time:  9:25 to 9:30 a.m.
 
KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS:
  
The aforementioned Panelists deliver individual Presentations via Power Point or Chat.  Time:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
 
ONE-ON-ONE
NETWORKING SESSION:
 
Businesses have the opportunity to meet Face to Face with Keynote Speakers and other Prime Contractors. Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
One-on-One Participants include the following Corporations, Agencies, Institutions and Organizations:
  • Almeda-Genoa Constructors Team, JV
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity
  • City of Houston Housing and Community Development
  • Clark Construction Group - Texas/Horizon Group International, a Joint Venture
  • Fort Bend Independent School District
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Harris County Community Services Department - Office of Transit Services
  • Harris County Purchasing Office
  • Harris County Sheriff's Office
  • Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation
  • Houston Community College System
  • Houston Independent School District
  • LiftFund
  • Lone Star College System
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) - Houston Water Works      Team, JV
  • Port Houston
  • Skanska USA Building Inc.
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of Houston System
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Wallis State Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

 

 


2017-05-30 08:00:00
2017-05-30 11:46:00