Register for the 5th Corridor Procurement Conference

Register for the 5th Corridor Procurement Conference

CIRAS is planning on a full house at the upcoming 5th Corridor Procurement Conference, which will take place at Hotel Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids on September 17th at 8am!!

Key note speakers, Dennis Clark, President of Clark and Associate Prosthetics and Orthotics and Vern Gebhart,Vice President of Business Infrastructure and Technology at Alliant Energy will be addressing adversity and the importance of information technology security.

Rockwell Collins, Alliant Energy, KBR, Iowa Department of Transportation, Kirkwood-SBDC, UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation, Department of Administrative Services, City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa Women’s Business Center, Diversity Focus, and United States Army Core of Engineers are a few of many organizations that will be exhibiting.

Attendees will have ample time throughout the morning to connect with other businesses, key business resources, government agencies (federal, state and local) and prime contractors.

KBR and Alliant Energy are hosting a luncheon following the Corridor Procurement Conference for businesses that are interested in being a subcontractor on the construction of their natural gas facility, which is currently in the beginning phases and located in Marshalltown.  Their looking to increase their supply base in many industries, from caterers to electrical supplies/service suppliers. Reference the link below to identify all the industries.

Alliant Energy is hosting a networking breakfast beginning at 8am!!  Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with business resources, government agencies and like-minded businesses!!! This is event is no cost to Iowa businesses and there’s still time to register!!!

Check out our website for additional information and registration details!

Julie Fagle, Government Contract Specialist, Iowa State University, CIRAS

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