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Fairfax County Vendor Forum 2012

Fairfax County Department of Purchasing & Supply Management

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

Fairfax, United States

Fairfax County Vendor Forum 2012

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4th Annual Fairfax County Vendor Forum

 

 

Don't miss this fantastic FREE event!  Join us for our 4th Annual Vendor Forum - "Doorway to Opportunities” and meet, greet, and connect with governmental purchasing professionals from Fairfax County and various local governments all in one convenient location.  There will be workshops and panel discussions throughout the day covering important topics geared to the small business community.

 

This unique opportunity is brought to you by the Fairfax County Small Business Commission and Fairfax County Department of Purchases and Supply.

 

See below for the agenda.  All offerings will be offered twice throughout the day for your convenience.  The reverse tradeshow session will run concurrently with the panel discussions.

 

Your registration includes:

 

• Admittance to the Reverse Trade Show to browse the exhibits and network with public procurement professionals representing Fairfax County and local governments.

 

• Admittance to the morning AND afternoon workshops and panel discussions.

 

• Complimentary On-site Parking

  

Key note Speaker:

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Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., President and CEO, 

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

 

Dr. Gordon has consulted with numerous city and state governments throughout the United States and around the world, as well as the governments of the Republic of Poland, the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico, and the Federated States of Micronesia. He has also served as a consultant to various government agencies, the United States Navy, businesses, non-profit organizations, associations, colleges and universities, and the United Nations.  He is the author of 12 books and numerous articles on strategic planning, economic development, leadership styles and other management topics.

      Vendor Forum 2012   

Doorway to Opportunities

 

                                              May 24, 2012

8:30                                      Check-In - Government Center Main Entry

            9:00  -   9:10                        Opening Remarks and Welcome -Board Auditorium

                                                                     ·         John C. Cook, Braddock District Supervisor,

                                                                                                    Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

            9:10  -   9:30                         Keynote Address – Board Auditorium

                                                                    ·         Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., President and CEO,

                                                                                                   Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

            9:40  -  10:00                        Refreshments and Networking - Reception Area

            9:40  -    2:00                        Reverse Trade Show

                                                              North Atrium – 1st Floor

           10:00  –  3:00                      Conference Workshops

 

Time

Discussion/Course

Conference Room

10:00 – 10:50

Selling to Fairfax County

9/10

 

Marketing for Small Business

2/3

 

Traditional Lending

4/5

11:00 – 11:50

Alternative Financing Strategies

9/10

 

Financial Planning for Small Business

2/3

 

Social Media Networking for Small Business

4/5

 

Business Continuity Planning for Small Business

8

12:00 –1:00

LUNCH  (on your own)

 

1:00 – 1:50

Marketing for the Small Business

9/10

 

Financial Planning for Small Business

2/3

 

Alternative Financing Strategies

4/5

 

Business Continuity Planning for Small Business

8

2:00 – 3:00

Social Media Networking for Small Business

9/10

 

Traditional Lending

2/3

 

Selling to Fairfax County

4/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Fairfax County Vendor Forum 2012? Contact Fairfax County Department of Purchasing & Supply Management
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When & Where

12000 Government Center Parkway
Conference Center
Fairfax, 22035

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 8:30 AM (EDT)


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Organizer

Fairfax County Department of Purchasing & Supply Management

The Fairfax County Small Business Commission

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Fairfax County Participating Agencies:

 

Building Design and Construction Services

Cable and Consumer Services

Department of Finance

Emergency Management

Fire & Rescue

Green Purchasing

Health Department

Housing

Human Resources/Benefits

Information Technology

Park Authority

Police Department

Public Private Partnerships

Purchasing and Supply Management

Risk Management

Schools - Facilities & Transportation Services

Schools - Office of Procurement Services

Solid Waste

Vehicle Services

Wastewater

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