Free Emergency Response Workshop for local businesses to identify gov. contracts for disaster relief | Events
WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: ASU's John Garrick Hardy Student Center (Ballroom), near the Acadome & Shuttlesworth Dining Hall.
WHAT: Emergency Response Contracting Opportunities and Disaster Recovery Assistance workshop by ASU's Small Business Development Center.
NOTE: Free & open to the public with a free lunch provided. Pre-register at 334-229-4848 or email to HUttaylor@alasu.eduU
Hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Alabama State University, College of Business Administration, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IV.
This is a very special seminar designed to help small businesses understand how to identify and compete for emergency-response contract opportunities.
Top government procurement officials, emergency managers, and prime contractors who are responsible for awarding contracts in response to a natural disaster will be present at this event. In addition, there will be a discussion of disaster preparedness measures and what types of disaster recovery assistance is available to small businesses.
Participating agencies are: DHS/FEMA; U.S. General Services Administration (GSA); Small Business Administration (SBA); Army Corps of Engineers; Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA); State of Alabama Purchasing Division; Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA); Alabama State Hazard Mitigation Grant Program; City of Montgomery Emergency Management Agency; and the American Red Cross.
Information Source: ASU