Announcing the 2023 TDOT DBE Small Business Annual Meeting. We are excited to gather once again for this in-person event in Franklin, Tennessee.
The DBE Small Business Annual Meeting, presented by the Tennessee Department of Transportation Civil Rights Division, brings together the transportation construction industry’s best experts to present thought-provoking ideas, tools and techniques to help DBE attendees to compete on a level playing field. The goal of the annual meeting is to put small businesses in the spotlight as the economic engine of Tennessee.
The 2023 TDOT DBE Small Business Annual Meeting is a platform whereby small business owners and key managers can enhance and develop their company’s strengths to meet the challenges of new opportunities in Tennessee. The theme of this year’s meeting is Growing your Business in the Public Infrastructure Market.
This event is open to businesses interested in or currently doing business in the construction transportation industry; small or large, architect-engineering firms, subcontractors, prime/general contractors, small businesses, minority and women-owned businesses, construction industry suppliers/vendors, local, state and federal procurement specialists, small business advocates and state DOT Supportive Services Providers - are all welcome.
Attendance is open to businesses interested in or currently doing business in the construction transportation industry: DBEs, Small Businesses, Large Businesses, Prime Contractors, Consultants, DOT employees, Local and State Procurement, Vendors, and Small Business Advocates.
TDOT DBE Small Business Annual Meeting is where you will meet face-to-face with key industry leaders with the power to make decisions and the power to buy.
Build Your Network. Establish partnerships with leaders in Tennessee’s transportation construction industry in an intimate and productive setting.
Plenty of networking time. Find Solutions: Sessions and company presentations will demonstrate how they can enhance your business performance and project outcomes.
Improve Your Business. In today’s world it is more important than ever to stay ahead of the curve and utilize the latest technologies and processes for your business.
6:30 am –8:00 am
MARKETPLACE VENDOR MOVE-IN
REGISTRATION (Continental Breakfast)
8:00 am – 8:30 am
WELCOME & OPENING SESSION
8:30 am – 9:30 am
GENERAL SESSION 1:
MARKETING TACTICS TO PROTECT YOUR MARGINS
9:30 am – 9:45 am BREAK
9:30 am - 11:30 am
MARKETPLACE HALL OPENS
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN SESSION
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MARKETPLACE HALL RE-OPENS
Wellness Considerations In Business/Career
a. 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm, Session 1 - Seating for 10
b. 1:45pm - 2:00 pm, Session 2 - Seating for 10
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
GENERAL SESSION 2:
LEGAL TOPICS IN THE TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
3:15 pm – 3:20 pm BREAK
3:20 pm – 4:3 pm
GENERAL SESSION 3:
WORKFORCE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
BUSINESS NETWORKING MEET & GREET RECEPTION
8:00 am – 8:10 am
8:10 am - 9:20 am
GENERAL SESSION 4:
WORK WITH US – CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN TENNESSEE
9:20 am – 9:30 am BREAK
9:30 am – 10:40 am
GENERAL SESSION 5:
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION
10:40 am – 10:50 am BREAK
10:50 am – 12:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION 6:
ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION ASSETS
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION LUNCHEON
BRIDGE AWARDS DBE, PRIME AND TDOT EMPLOYEE
ANNUAL MEETING END
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