Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum 09122017

Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum Date:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Time:   8:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Location: Houston Community College Southwest 5601 W. Loop South, 1st Floor  Auditorium Houston, Texas  77081 Admission: $5.00 Cash at the door Register Harris County Purchasing Department Presenter: Damon Harris, Assistant Purchasing Agent Presenting: Key projects to be undertaken by Harris County Purchasing Department Projects: • NRG Park Astrodome Renovations • Harris County Toll Bridge Expansion • And others… Harris County Flood Control District Presenter:   Jeff Lindner, Director Hydrologic Operations Division/Meteorologist Presenting: Updates Topics: Houston Area’s ever-changing weather patterns affects Houston’s Infrastructure Overall relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey Almeda-Genoa Constructors Presenter:   Maria Rios, DBE Representative Prime Contractors: Pulice Construction, Inc. Roy Jorgenson & Associates MICA Corporation Presenting: Drive288 Updates and Opportunities Projects: $815 million Toll Road Expansion Project on TX288 12% DBE goal for $97.8 million All trades are needed ExxonMobil Global Services Company Presenter:   Kevin Bowser, Global sustainable Procurement/Supplier Diversity Presenting: Updates on potential business opportunities Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) WBEA Golf Classic Raise Scholarship funds for Women Owned Business   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Presenter:   FEMA Representative Presenting: Disaster Relief Update Topics: Funding for businesses and individuals Review Programs related to Disaster Relief Discuss procurement opportunities within FEMA locally U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Presenter:   Tim Jeffcoat, Director of the Houston District Office Presenting: SBA response to Hurricane...

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