Visit the sites below and take advantage of the year-round local procurement opportunities available in your area. Also, participate in our Ready, Willing, and Able events and webinars to gain more information on things like Procurement and Access to Capital!
TDOT DBE is excited to announce our Guest Panelist – Jessica Starling, Procurement Program Director.
Jessica is the Procurement Program Director for the State of Tennessee’s Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise (Go-DBE). She is an experienced and dedicated procurement professional devoted to helping diversity businesses find needed resources and solutions to attain their definition of success. She is committed to building relationships and developing opportunities for diversity business enterprises that will expand economic opportunities and assist with their growth and development.
Is your small business trying to develop relationships with large prime contractors to pursue and win projects? TDOT DBE Supportive Services team, Tyler Construction Engineers, is hosting a Speed Networking event during the 2022 TDOT DBE Small Business Annual Meeting.
The purpose of this event is to provide opportunities for Prime Contractors and Certified DBEs to:
1. Do targeted outreach,
2. Have a quick introductory meeting,
3. Learn about the services each provides, and
4. Schedule additional meetings after the event if a match is made
Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Central Time
Doing Business with the Federal Government:
Connecting Business with Opportunities
Become your own best advocate for government contracting by discovering resources available to help you gain an edge in this lucrative but competitive market. Memphis small business owners will have an opportunity to learn about the federal government contracting process. If you are new to the federal contracting process and want to know the basics on how to do business with the federal government, this fair will add clarity to the process.
U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration
Tennessee Valley Authority.
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Tennessee Small Business Development Center
Minority Business Development Agency
UT Procurement Technical Assistance Center