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    TRANSFORMATION 2016
         Join us on October 5th and 6th in Albany for the largest

    MWBE Conference on Contract Opportunities in the State.
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    EXPLORE NEW YORK’S TOP PROJECTS
    Just one contract can transform your business. From La Guardia Airport and New York’s new

                casinos to the new MTA Capital Plan, build your business development plan.
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    MEET ONE-ON-ONE ‘AT THE TABLE’
    WITH DECISION MAKERS
    Meet ‘At the Table’ for a special one-on-one opportunity to introduce your firm to public and

                                         private sector decision makers. Space is very limited.
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    ARE YOU THE NEW GENERATION OF
    MWBE ENTREPRENEUR?
    Change is what it’s all about. Learn about new business strategies, technologies and best practices

        to transform your business and become part of the new generation of MWBE Entrepreneur.
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    GAIN INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE TO GROW
    Transform your business with knowledge and insights from industry leaders who can help you

                                             grow your business in 2016 and beyond.
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    NAVIGATE THE MARKETS YOU KNOW
    AND THOSE YOU NEED TO KNOW
                       High growth markets in New York State can open the door to new

                                          and transformative business opportunities.
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    BUILD YOUR NETWORK
                  Meet with over 150 public and private sector exhibitors and identify
                                                the right contracts for your company

Join us on October 5th and 6th in Albany, New York at the largest statewide forum on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) government contracts. Learn where the contract opportunities are and how to win them. Learn strategies to grow your business. Acquire new skills to build your success plan for 2016 and beyond at a two-day event designed to transform your business.

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FORUM AT A GLANCE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has set a new, transformative economic development agenda for New York State. Across all market sectors – construction, design, financial services, information technology, energy and more.

With new and engaging opportunities at the 2016 MWBE Forum, gain insight and learn new skills designed to advance your company’s transformation and growth. Learn about new contract opportunities that are becoming available in the markets you know and new markets you need to explore.

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

 

 

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The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York provides construction, financing, and allied services which serve the public good of New York State. More specifically, DASNY provides assistance for public and non-proprietary (i.e., nonprofit) private universities in New York State;
for not-for-profit healthcare facilities in the State; and for other New York State-related institutions/purposes (such as State court facilities and State pension bonds) as legally specified and permitted.
  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action.

In addition they will receive the tools and professional support they need to develop a strategic and customized business growth plan that will take their company to the next level.
  Tutor Perini Corporation is a leading civil and building construction company offering diversified general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world. We have provided construction services since

LeChase’s consistent stability and growth in many industry sectors stems from the dedication and hard work of the entire organization—allowing a broad range of services and the ability to provide local delivery.

Having successfully completed projects throughout the U.S. and abroad, and with strategic alliances, mobile job teams and regional operational support, LeChase can dedicate the right resources to your specific project needs.

GOLD SPONSORS

 

SILVER SPONSOR

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Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”).

Each DTTL member firm provides services in particular geographic areas and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates.
  The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) was established by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in June 2013, following the occurrence of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Striving to coordinate and implement the State’s comprehensive NY Rising recovery and resiliency programs.

The Office utilizes approximately $4.4 billion in flexible funding made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program to concentrate aid to four main areas (Housing, Small Business, Infrastructure and Community Reconstruction).
  Well recognized for its commitment to safety, quality, innovation and diversity, and with more than 70 years’ experience, LeChase (www.lechase.com) is one of the area’s top contractors. LeChase’s consistent stability and growth in many industry sectors stems from the dedication and hard work of the entire organization—allowing a broad range of services and the ability to provide local delivery.

His course remained steady through the years, pioneering the acceptance of Shotcrete as a cost effective alternative to conventional F&P in the structural market. He envisioned a day when Shotcrete would become an indispensible solution to the many challenges of all phases of construction previously dominated by conventional formed and poured in place concrete.

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MEET GOVERNMENT

Meet New York’s top public sector officials and procurement decision makers. Get to know the professionals who really know the contract opportunities that are best for your firm.
Learn more here>>

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MEET DECISION MAKERS

Meet and engage the decision makers within private sector companies and government agencies and authorities who can help you build your business. Schedule a one-on-one meeting with private and public decision makers “At The Table.’ Learn more here>>

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EXHIBIT & SPONSOR

Reserve your exhibit space at the 2016 NYS MWBE Forum. Showcase your opportunities and your commitment to diversity and MWBE inclusion in the largest forum on business opportunities in New York State. There are also several sponsorship opportunities to explore. Learn more here>>

Governor Cuomo Launched the MWBE Investment Fund to Help Reach the 30 Percent Goal, the Highest MWBE State Contracting Goal in the Nation

2016 Contract Opportunities Book

 

 

Each attendee will receive the link to the 2016 NYS Contract Opportunities Book to help you find the right project for your company. This year’s issue earmarks procurement opportunities by category and value to help you find the projects that are right for you. The book also includes new information about New York State Top Projects as well as capital access and capcity building programs designed to ensure real MWBE growth.

COMING SOON!
2016 New York State MWBE Forum
Opportunities Book

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