U.S. Army Corps of Engineers host 6th Annual Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Networking Forum

Published April 19, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, in cooperation with their sponsor Trinity River Vision Authority, and partners Small Business Administration, General Services Administration, Department of Public Works Naval Air Station Fort Worth and the Veterans Administration, is hosting its sixth annual Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Networking Forum to provide networking with and inform SDVOSB’s of opportunities with contractors who frequently do business with the Corps.

The forum is FREE and planned for 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST, April 25, 2013, at the Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) Building located at 1011 Jones Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102. Parking is available nearby for a fee.

"The interest and networking have continued to grow over the past five years since we have hosted the forum and we expect an even greater turnout this year," said Carolyn Staten, Deputy for Small Business Programs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District.

From Fiscal years 2010 through 2012, the Fort Worth District had an estimated $890 million for contracts to small businesses to do work in Texas that included San Antonio, Fort Bliss in El Paso, Fort Hood in Killeen and the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

For more information and the complete forum agenda, visit the Fort Worth Small Business Programs Office events link on the office website at https://apps.swf.usace.army.mil/Events/default.aspx?view=2.


About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District website at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

Rhonda Paige

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