TRIDEC's Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium is the Tri-Cities premier small business event taking place April 26 – 27 at the TRAC in Pasco Washington. Attendees will learn about government contracting with representation from Hanford Prime Contractors, Site Contractors, Tri-Cities Area Ports, municipalities, and state & federal agencies. Bridging Partnerships offers excellent networking, partnering and education opportunities!

Tuesday, April 26, gets started with a bus tour of the Hanford Site to the first 120 guests to register for the symposium, registration must be made before April 8; click here for more information about the Hanford Tours. The Small Business Symposium will begin at 5:30 pm with a reception for exhibitors, sponsors and pre-registered attendees. Those with booths will be allowed to set up between 1:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, April 26, features keynote speaker Mike Minter, former NFL player for the Carolina Panthers, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Guests will be allowed time to network with public and private sector divisions throughout the symposium. Choose from a variety of breakout sessions led by industry and government experts, including by not limited to: “GSA Schedule and The Benefits”, “Winning Capability Statements and Business Marketing”, “The Business Value of Your Brand-Discovering Your Most Valuable Asset and Building to Win”, “SBA NAICs Codes/Size Challenges”, and “Small Business Legislation Review.”

Registration for the Small Business Symposium costs $50 per person, after April 15 the price goes up to $75. For exhibitors the cost to register is $250 for small businesses, and state/government agencies, $500 for large businesses; if electricity is needed there is an additional $50 charge. Two exhibitor badges are included in the price, if more are needed the cost if $50 per badge.

For more information about the Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium visit their website, call 509.735.1000, or send an email.

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