US DOT holds DC event for small businesses on Apr. 10

A DOT-sponsored Small Business Day: Moving Forward is being hosted by the U.S. DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). The event will include representatives from the White House and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

This event will feature updates on the latest DOT Small Business initiatives from DOT leadership, including USDOT Secretary LaHood and Deputy Secretary Porcari. Small Businesses will have the opportunity to learn about DOT procurement opportunities during the networking session. Prime contractors, federal OSDBU offices, state and local transportation agency representatives will be available to meet one-on-one.

Event attendees will have an opportunity to learn about recent White House Small Business procurement initiatives during a workshop conducted by the White House Office of Public Engagement. In addition, DOT Office of Civil Rights will provide updates on the DOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.

Location: DOT Headquarters, West Atrium, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20590

Capacity is limited, and participants must be pre-registered. For security purposes, all participants must present a picture I.D. on the day of the event. Registration will open at 8:30 am at the main building entrance.

Registration information is at http://osdbu.dot.gov/conferences/OSDBU_SmallBusinessDay_041012.cfm.