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Knowledge Academy

5320 Hickory Hollow Parkway

Antioch, TN 37013

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Tickets for the luncheon are currently closed. However, you can be placed on a waitlist. Tickets to the exhibitor hall are still available.

The Construction Opportunities Conference enables attendees to meet face to face with large prime contractors and government agencies interested in doing business with small construction and engineering firms.

Why Attend...

  • Learn the construction forecast for Nashville and Surrounding areas

  • Hear about industry problems and solutions from experts

  • Workshops on important topics such as OSHA, project management, and bonding

  • Mentor protégé and teaming agreements will be discussed

  • Learn how to negotiate subcontracts

Exhibitors confirmed (as of 9.19.18)


  • Arnold Engineering Development Complex

  • Associated General Contractors of TN

  • BAE Systems, OSI

  • Baker Donelson

  • Bell & Associates Construction LP

  • EJO Ventures

  • Pizzuti, Brasfield & Gorrie

  • First Tennessee

  • Fraport

  • Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise

  • Harding Construction

  • Hensel Phelps

  • Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce

  • JE DUNN Construction

  • Messer

  • Metro Nashville Minority And Women Business Assistance (BAO)

  • Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

  • Music City Center

  • Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce

  • Nashville Business Incubation Center

  • Nashville Career Advancement Center

  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce

  • National Aerospace Solutions, LLC

  • Pinnacle Constructions

  • Revere Consulting

  • Republic Bank

  • Security Centres International USA, LLC

  • Synovus Bank

  • Small Business Administration

  • Society of Military Engineers

  • Tennessee Department of Transportation

  • Tennessee PTAC

  • Tennessee Valley Authority

  • Terracon

  • The Barbour Group, LLC

  • The Boon Group, Inc.

  • The University of Tennessee

  • Turner Construction

  • TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC)

  • Tyler Construction Engineers, P.C.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers

  • Urban League of Middle Tennessee

  • VoltAir Consulting Engineers, Inc.

  • Women's Business Enterprise Council South

Sponsored By

  • The Tennessee Procurement Technical Assistance Center

  • Empower the Journey

  • Nashville Business Incubation Center

  • Baker Donelson (Platinum Sponsor)

  • Synovus Bank (Platinum Sponsor)

  • The Boon Group, Inc. (Gold Sponsor)

  • EJO Ventures (Gold Sponsor)

  • GENY Insurance (Gold Sponsor)

  • Republic Bank (Gold Sponsor)

  • First Tennessee (Gold Sponsor)

  • Turner Construction (Gold Sponsor)

  • The Connect Magazine (Silver Sponsor)

  • Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce (Silver Sponsor)

Registration will begin at 8:00 AM.

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Antioch, TN 37013

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