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April 3: IDOT to host 2nd DBE outreach event for the Illiana Corridor


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April 3, 2014 Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477 Check-in: 1:00 – 1:30 pm Presentations: 1:30 – 2:45 pm Rotating sessions with proposal team finalists: 2:50 – 6:00 pm

For more information, or to register, click here.

Explore opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and other firms interested in opportunities to work on the Illinois portion of the Illiana Corridor. The event is expected to attract attendees from Illinois DBEs, small businesses and other industry firms looking to team with contractors for work on the Illiana Corridor. The event will be a unique opportunity for DBEs to meet with proposal team members and the IDOT study team to learn about design and construction opportunities, as well as learn about certification and eligibility.

The DBE Event will cover:

  1. PROJECT OVERVIEW

  2. PROJECT SCHEDULE

  3. SELECTION PROCESS

  4. DBE CERTIFICATION AND PREQUALIFICATION PROCESS

  5. WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS

  6. PROPOSAL TEAM FINALIST PRESENTATIONS

  7. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

The federally mandated DBE Program provides contracting opportunities to small business owners owned and managed by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. There is no fee for attendance.  Please direct any questions to Ken Eng at 847-705-4211 or Ken.Eng@illinois.gov.

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