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2018 Virginia DBE Transportation Training Symposium

March 14-15, 2018

Greater Richmond Convention Center
Richmond, Virginia

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The Virginia Department of Transportation’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Awards Program has established eight (8) categories of awards to recognize outstanding contributions of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms and Prime Contractors/Consultants that have supported the Virginia Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. Awards will be determined based upon criteria established by the Virginia Department of Transportation.


Nomination Categories

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Transportation of Materials of the Year Award
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supplier of the Year Award
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Trailblazer Award
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Contractor of the Year Award
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Consultant of the Year Award
Prime Contractor of the Year Award
Prime Consultant of the Year Award
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Safety Record of the Year Award


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Transportation of Materials Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise transportation of materials firm that is a respected and responsible leader that has provided outstanding, efficient, and timely service in serving the transportation industry on Virginia Department of Transportation contracts.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supplier of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise supplier that has demonstrated a high level of professional service in regard to efficiency and timeliness in providing materials/products on Virginia Department of Transportation contracts.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Safety Record of the Year Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firm with a record of commendable safety performance over the past three (3) years based on statistical safety performance data.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Trailblazer Award Category
This award recognizes an individual who has been identified as an early leader in the transportation industry, therefore paving the way for other Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms to follow. This individual has done milestone-achieving work in uplifting and embracing the value of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Contractor of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise contractor that has developed a positive reputation in the industry for professionalism, integrity in work standards and performance, exhibits a commitment to business development, and upholds the spirit and principles of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Consultant of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Disadvantaged Business Enterprise consultant that has developed a positive reputation in the industry for professionalism, integrity in work standards and performance, exhibits a commitment to business development, and upholds the spirit and principles of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.

Prime Contractor of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Prime Contractor that has excelled in upholding the requirements of the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and has a demonstrated track record of partnering with, utilizing, and forming strategic alliances with Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms to participate on Virginia Department of Transportation contracts through the awarding of subcontracts to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.

Prime Consultant of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Prime Consultant that has excelled in upholding the requirements of the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and has a demonstrated track record of partnering with, utilizing, and forming strategic alliances with Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms to participate on Virginia Department of Transportation contracts through the awarding of subcontracts to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.



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