Published on May 21st, 2016 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
MIDLANDS MINORITY AND SMALL BUSINESS REVERSE TRADE SHOW
Governmental Agencies connecting with Small and Minority Business Owners.
This event brings together almost 50 State, Local and County Agencies and School Districts with Small and Minority Businesses to learn how to maximize the public procurement process and increase networking opportunities.
June 2, 2016 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Lexington Municipal Conference Center
111 Maiden Lane
Lexington, SC 29072
June 16, 2016 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Charleston Area Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A1
5000 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston, SC 29418
$50.00 per person or $80.00 per person for both events.
$65.00 per person at the door on day of event.
Registration can be found online at www.scagpo.org or for more information call Jo Marie Brown at 803-896-0670.
Small and Minority Business Owners often struggle with the requirements and procedures required by Governmental Agencies to submit bids. This show provides face to face time to learn about each agencies DBE programs and upcoming bid opportunities.
Stacy Gregg, 2016 President of SCAGPO said the following regarding the benefits of attending this show, “SCAGPO‘s Reverse Trade Show is a rare opportunity for small businesses owners to meet with local and state government officials in a setting designed specifically for the purpose of showcasing their goods and services.”
About The South Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials
SCAGPO, created in 1978 is a nonprofit organization providing support to State, County and Municipality Agencies, Special Purpose and School Districts throughout South Carolina. Through its programs, purchasing officials learn the finer points of source selection, competitive bidding, negotiation, quality assurance, contract administration, and specification writing. The association sponsors three professional development trainings per year, an annual conference with purchasing classes and an annual Small and Minority Reverse Trade Show. To learn more visit www.scagpo.org, or call us at 803-896-0670.