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Birmingham Jeff County Transit Authority -MAX "Diverse Business Expo"

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DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham

808 20th Street South

Birmingham, AL 35205

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You are invited to attend the MAX Diverse Business Expo set for Thursday, March 22 at 8 a.m., at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton Birmingham, located at 808 South 20th Street, Birmingham, AL 35205. This one-day event is hosted by the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority.

Hear Nzinga Shaw, the NBA’s Senior Vice President and 1st Chief Diversity Officer, discuss how the National Basketball Association (NBA) embraced diversity. Shaw will deliver the Keynote Address at the luncheon.

This event will highlight small business best practices and how to conduct business internally and externally. This one-day business session is designed to interact and identify contract opportunities for small and diverse businesses.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

- Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)

-Women-owned Small Business

-Small Businesses, Veterans-owned businesses

- Community & Business Leaders

- Entrepreneurs seeking to provide services & products to Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority

Businesses who are interested in participating in the Matchmaker, should fill out the MAX Diverse Business Expo Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Form.


MAX Diverse Business Expo - AGENDA at a Glance

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Opening General Session "State of Transportation" Breakfast

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Exhibit Open House

10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions

1. Bidding and Contracting

2. Economic Growth Strategies to Accelerate Business

Noon to 1:30 p.m. Keynote Luncheon - Nzinga Shaw, Chief Diversity Officer, Atlanta Hawks & Phillps Arena

1:45 to 3:00 p.m. Exhibition Open House & Fire-Side Chats

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Procurement Matchmaker

For more information, contact Stephanie Walker, swalker@bjcta.org & 205.521.0164 OR Starr Culpepper, sculpepper@bjcta.org & 205.521.0117.

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