Make the right connections at the 2018 Economic Development Forum, your one-stop for business connections, networking and valuable resources. Visit the Exhibit Hall to connect with some of the largest corporations in the Mid-South, minority and women-owned businesses and experience informative mini-seminar speakers. Visit the MBDA Business Center booth and get connected to local, regional and national opportunities.

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Event Information:

  • Wed
    24
    Aug
    2016

    Featured Seminar | Exhibit Floor

    2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Exhibit Hall

    Unique Strategies for Finding Supplier Opportunities in the Public Sector
    Seminar Description: Focusing on ways to identify and connect with government entities to do business outside the traditional bid process. It involves relationship building, strategic marketing and exploration of the needs in the industry.

    Althea Jones Senior Program Manager, Supplier Diversity, Tennessee Valley Authority

    FACILITATOR
    Althea Jones
    Senior Program Manager, Supplier Diversity
    Tennessee Valley Authority

    Renise Holiday Supplier Diversity Coordinator Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW)

    Renise Holiday
    Supplier Diversity Coordinator
    Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW)

    Shelia Maclin Purchasing Manager Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA)

    Shelia Maclin
    Purchasing Manager
    Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA)

    Mahi Chambers Director, Staff Services Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA)

    Mahi Chambers
    Director, Staff Services
    Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA)

    Eric Mayse Purchasing Agent City of Memphis

    Eric Mayse
    Purchasing Agent
    City of Memphis