NR 17-007: Businesses invited to 1st Annual Business Opportunities Open House

Published March 9, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 9, 2017) – Small business leaders are invited to attend the 1st Annual Small Business Opportunities Open House 8 a.m. to noon March 16, 2017 at Tennessee Small Business Development Center located at Tennessee State University’s Avon Williams Campus at 330 10th Avenue North in Nashville, Tenn.

According to Roy Rossignol, Nashville District Small Business Office chief, the purpose of this event is to promote positive relationships with the large and small business community, to share the Corps’ unique missions and projects, meet business leaders, and publicize the projects that districts are working on or planning in the future.

“A key objective is to connect capable small businesses with capable large businesses to form relationships for future contracting opportunities in support of USACE and other federal agencies requirements,” Rossignol said.

Leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division and the Nashville District will be available to interact with those who attend.  The district will also have representatives available to converse from the executive office, Small Business Office, Construction, Engineering, Contracting, and Asset Management.

“This free event will provide access to the district’s senior leaders,” Rossignol said. “No advance registration is required for this event.”

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Bill Peoples
Lee Roberts

Release no. 17-007