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Summit On Transportation Opportunity in the Hampton Roads

Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Advocating for small constractors wishing to grow their business in the transportation industry through our partnerships, procurement outreach education, and industry resources 




  Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce's

Hampton Roads Region Office

Proudly Hosts:  

Summit on Transportation Opportunity

for  Small Business Contractors in the Hampton Roads 


Thursday August 24, 2017

9:30 am to 12 pm

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

723 Woodlake Drive  - Chesapeake, Virginia 23320


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                           Robert A. Crum, Jr., Executive Director                                    Naymond Sunkins, VDOT/DBE Advocate

               Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC)                                     Hampton Roads District 



David M. James 

Senior Director of Real Estate and Small Business Diversity

 Are you interested in serving ( or currently serving) major industries within the transportation and logistics services sector such as air, ground, water, port operations, postal service, couriers and messengers, and warehousing and storage?    

Come learn about the proper resources and support for small business contractors in an industry that is brimming with growth and demand for good vendors in management, telecom, construction, and other non construction sectors!  

At our Transportation Forum on August 24, we will enable entrepreneurs from all sectors to succeed in all areas serving the transportation industry.



Light Refreshments  *  Buyer Business Resources EXPO   

 With federal changes in procurement dollars impacting Virginia, businesses need to hear updates on timely critical issues such as:  

  • What are some of the upcoming government and commercial business opportunities made available to Small Businesses by our Procurement Team
  • How does the Port of Virginia help recruit small and diverse suppliers for its Procurement Unit
  • What can VDOT’s BOWD Center Do For Small Businesses in procurement
  • Why the Critical Importance of the  SWaM and the DBE Certification Programs in obtaining state and federal contract works? 
  • What is the role and activities of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission that can help small businesses obtain work?
  • What available financing, insurance, and bonding resources available for subs and primes? 



  • 8:30 am to 9:30 am: Exhibitors set up
  • 9:30 am to 9:50 am: Registration * Resources EXPO * Networking 
  • 9:50 am to 10:05 am: Greetings 
  • 10:05 am to  11: 15 am:  Opportunity Briefings Program 


9:50 AM - 10:05 AM :  Robert A. Crum, Director, Topic: Greetings from the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission   

10: 05 AM - 10:20 AM: Keynote Speaker: David Smith, Director, VDOT Business Opportunity Workforce Development Center, Virginia Department of Transportation  on Center services to support for small businesses wishing to work with VDOT or presently contracting with VDOT 

10:20 am – 10:35 AM:  Angela Barber, Program Manager. Topic: The Importance of the SWaM & DBE Certification Programs, Hampton Roads Region Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity   

10:35 AM- 10: 50 AM: Namond Sunkins, VDOT Hampton Roads DBE Advocate. Topic:  How to find contracting work at VDOT, technical assistance support for DBE contractors 

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM: Speaker: Mr. David James, Senior Director of Real Estate and Small Business Diversity, on Opportunity from the Port of Virginia for small business contractors 

11:15 am to  12:00 pm :  EXPO- Business Resources Tables- Networking with Resource Partners continues 

12:00 pm: Wrap up -  Adjourns 



City of Norfolk Procurement Office

SunTrust Bank

VA Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity

VA Department of Transportation-

Hampton Roads Civil Rights Division

Virginia BOWD Center

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

City of Chesapeake Procurement  Division  

Dominion Energy

Chesapeake Tunnel Project

Hourigan Construction

Whiting Turner Construction

Chesapeake Tunnel JV -Cheseapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel (DragAdos-USA &

Schiavone Construction - Mott-MacDonald)

Port of Virginia


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Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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