Thursday, August 15, 2013

Meet the Prime Contractor Event for Subcontractors

Small contractors face unique challenges in breaking into government contracting which come with a variety of regulations and reporting requirements.  Some federal and local public agencies have responded to the concerns faced by small businesses by providing workshops to help educate subcontractors and build networking opportunities for them.  

Event:  Meet the Primes

When:  Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)

Where:  Seattle, Washington (Filipino Community Center, 5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way)

Cost:  Free.

Sponsored by:  
  • US DOT - Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC)
  • Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest
Agenda:  Subcontractors are invited to meet with three major contractors (Hoffman Construction, Mortenson Construction, and Howard S. Wright) to learn about how to effectively build relationships and communicate, and about upcoming contract opportunities.  Subcontractors are encouraged to come with their questions.

Who should attend:  
  • Subcontractors
  • Small contractors
  • Public agencies interested in getting ideas for sponsoring their own small business outreach events
Information and registration:  Click here.

Questions:  Call (206) 227-3449 or email

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