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Diversity Business Development Center

Friday, March 2, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MST)


Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Non Members Ended $125.00 $3.49
AZBIZOPPS Members Ended $100.00 $2.99
AMCA - Associated Minority Contractors Member Ended $100.00 $2.99
SAME Members Ended $100.00 $2.99
AIA Members Ended $100.00 $2.99
AGC members Ended $100.00 $2.99
ACNM - Associated Contractors of NM Ended $100.00 $2.99
Invited Government Employees - one (1) day Attendance Ended Free $0.00
Capabilities Presentations - MUST FIRST REGISTER TO ATTEND Ended $150.00 $3.99
Exhibitor Booth - MUST FIRST REGISTER TO ATTEND Ended $200.00 $4.99


Event Details

The Diversity Business Development Center is pleased to announce its 2012 COMMERCIAL & GENERAL AVIATION - BUSINESS PROCUREMENT OUTLOOK, EXPOSITION & CAPABILITIES PRESENTATIONS CONFERENCE to take place at ASU’s SkySong Campus facilities in Scottsdale, Arizona.



  • Robin Sobotta, PhD - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott, Chair, Department of Business
  • Mary Niemczyk, Ph.D.- ASU - Associate Professor and Chair, Technological Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management (TEIM). Program Chair, Aviation Programs and Air Transportation Management Program Lead Department of Technology Management, College of Technology and Innovation
  • Jennifer Maples - City of Phoenix Aviation Superintendent – Facilities and Services - 2012 President Arizona Airports Association
  • Walter Fix - Glendale Municipal Airport - Airport Administrator
  • Lori Quan - City of Chandler Municipal Airport, Economic Development Specialist
  • Jeffrey Trip - Mesa Falcon Field Airport - Airport Projects Supervisor
  • Carmen Williams - Phoenix – Mesa Gateway Airport, Manager of Design and Construction
  • Joseph Husband - Phoenix Goodyear Airport - Aviation Superintendent
  • Art Fairbanks CM - Phoenix Deer Valley Airport - Airport Manager



The conference will look at the 2012 Business Procurement Outlook in Engineering, Design & Construction, Facility Management, Information Technology and Renewable Energy. 

As a participant you will benefit from the professional exchange of information and networking to advance your business and professional development, share ideas, benchmark processes and develop sustainable business relationships.




Architecture and Engineering, Environmental Consultants, Prime Contractors, Specialty Contractors, Subcontractors, Facility managers, Information Technology, Communications, Electronics, Security, Renewable Energy, Aerospace and Defense, Law Enforcement, Government, Economic Development organizations and Academia. 


Invited Prime Contractors include: 

Hensel Phelps, Tudor Perini, Sundt, Kiewit, Siemens, Trax International, Raytheon, Honeywell, General Dynamics, Booz Allen Hamilton, Eaton Corporation, AECOM, Kimley Horn, Devenney Group Ltd. Austin Bridge, Northrop Grumman, Centennial Contractors, Ingersoll Rand, Johnson Controls, Southwest Gas, Lockheed Martin, Carrier, Solon Corporation, Sun Power, URS Corporation, HDR, Boeing, and others 

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Please contact Sheila Martin - 602-300-2682 or email for further information

CANCELLATIONS AND TICKET REFUND POLICY: Cancellations and ticket refunds requests must be received in writing prior to 14 calendar days from the start date of the Event. Submit refund requests via email at No verbal requests for ticket refunds will be honored



Have questions about 2012 AVIATION - PROCUREMENT OUTLOOK CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION? Contact Diversity Business Development Center



Diversity Business Development Center

The Center has organized in excess of 33 Business Conferences and Trade Shows in Arizona. California, New Mexico and Texas as a vehicle to introduce and disseminate information on the business climate, economic trends and forecasts, upcoming projects and business networking.

Each Conference is designed to meet the needs of one or more of the following industry clusters; i.e. Aerospace & Defense, Military, Cyber Defense, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare, Design & Construction, Information Technology, Utilities, Hospitality, Energy, National Parks, Recreation, and the Environment.

The Center’s Conferences provide a continuous outreach channel for diversity business manufacturers, distributors, service providers, vendors and suppliers to connect with Federal, State, County, City, and local government procurement agencies as well as prime government contractors in need of products and services provided by qualified diversity business enterprises including: Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), 8(a) Businesses, Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB),  Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Businesses, Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Indian Incentive Program Businesses (IIP).


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