Government Contracting Showcase 2017

Event Date: 5/11/2017 - 5/11/2017

The Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Alliance Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is pleased to announce the Educational Subject Matter Experts who will be presenting at the NEPA Alliance PTAC Government Contracting Showcase event on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The event will be held at the Radisson Lackawanna Scranton Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. The NEPA Alliance PTAC is funded by the Department of Defense, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

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The Topics and Educational Subject Matter Experts for 2017 are:
Federal Certifications for Veterans, Women and Minority Business Owners
Gloria Larkin, CEO & Founder of TargetGov at Marketing Outsource Associates
Doing Business with PENNDOT
Kenyon Holley, Director, Diverse Business Supportive Services, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Federal and State WBE/MBE/WOS/EDWOSB Certifications and Third-Party Certifiers 
Jennifer Tilden, J.D., Lead Business opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration
Katherine Peters, Director, PA Department of Transportation, Bureau of Equal Opportunity
Doing Business with Gentex Corporation
David Luettgen, Director, Enterprise Supply Chain, Gextex Corporation
James V. Montenegro, Enterprise Supply Chain Manager, Strategic Supply Chain, Gentex Corporation
Angelo Bonacci, President, GWR Mfg, LLC
John Hayduk, General Manager, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Thruway
Doing Business with the Williams Company and the Transco Pipeline Project
Michael Bedient, Williams Company, Transco Division
Allan R. Berenbrok, P.E., Roadway Engineer, Williams Company
The 2017 Government Contracting Showcase is a full day training event to learn how to do business with Federal and State Agencies and Prime Contractors. Jeffrey Box, President & CEO of the NEPA Alliance, said, “This year’s Showcase promises to be better than ever. Small businesses will be able to explore new sales opportunities through set-aside programs, subcontracting and direct government bidding opportunities that can help businesses to expand into new markets and grow their bottom line.”
Congressman Lou Barletta, PA 11th Congressional District, will be the Luncheon Keynote Speaker at the NEPA Alliance PTAC Government Contracting Showcase.  The Opening Keynote Speaker will be Michael Atchie, Manager of Public Outreach for the Williams Company.
Registration is $30 per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, and workshops.

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