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2019 Virginia DBE Transportation Training Symposium

March 13-14, 2019

Greater Richmond Convention Center
Richmond, Virginia

"Bridge to the Future"


Matchmaking Event  | Welcome > Matchmaking Event

Prime Contractors and Consultants – If you register to attend or sponsor this year’s Symposium at any level, you are automatically invited to host a Matchmaking Event table from 10:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 16th. Please take this opportunity to meet DBE firms interested in doing business with you! Let us know that you will be there.

DBE Firms – Be sure to take this opportunity to network with prime contractors and consultants, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms, and Virginia Department of Transportation Districts and Divisions. The Matchmaking Event is a way for you to reach out, in person, to prime contractors and consultants looking to make business commitments with businesses like yours. You can also gather important information from key VDOT district and division personnel.

To make our Matchmaking Event a success, we need to know that you will be there. Whether you are a Prime Contractor/Consultant or a DBE firm, please make sure to follow the steps below by April 1, 2020:

  1. Register to attend or become a sponsor for the 2020 Virginia Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Transportation Training Symposium.
  2. Send your Matchmaking Event Participation Form (Primes) or your Business Profile Form (DBEs) to lars.harrisville@vdot.virginia.gov or by fax at 804-371-.8040 no later than April 1, 2020:
    1. Prime Contractors and Consultants – Complete the Participation Form at the link below and email it to the address shown above.

      Participation Form: PrimeParticipationForm2020.docx

    2. DBE Firms – Complete the DBE Business Profile Form at the link below and email it to the address shown above.

      DBE Business Profile Form: BusProfile-DBEFirms2020.pdf

Once you have registered to attend the 2020 Virginia Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Transportation Training Symposium and have returned the Participation Form or the DBE Business Profile Form, you will be contacted in order to determine your schedule for the Matchmaking Event on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

Matchmaking appointments will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at 10 minute intervals, with additional time for networking until 2:00 p.m. Appointment times are limited and made on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, please call 804-786-2018.





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