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Corps hosts ‘Industry Day’ in Walla Walla and Boise to learn about federal contracting opportunities

 WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting “Industry Day” in Boise, Idaho, on March 20, 2014 and Walla Walla, Wash., on March 25, 2014. The theme of the Industry Days is focused on how to do business with the Corps. District personnel will present informational briefings, discuss upcoming contracting opportunities and will offer companies an opportunity to take part in a Roundtable Discussion. There is no charge to participate, but seating is limited, and registration is required.

 Topics to be covered include: Where to find Corps contracting opportunities, how to respond to a sources sought and solicitations and how to register in the on-line contractor management system, responding to solicitations, Also included in the agenda is a Corps panel discussion focused on How to do Business with the Corps.   Roundtable discussions are available in the afternoon. The day-long program is similar at both locations  and will run from 9 am to 3:00 at Boise and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at Walla Walla. Participants will make their own lunch arrangements.


On Thursday March 20, in Boise, Industry Day will be at Washington Group Plaza’s Central Plaza building, 720 Park Blvd. in Boise. Registration for limited seating can be made at:


On Tuesday, March 25, in Walla Walla, Industry Day will be held at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center downtown at 6 West Rose Street. Registrations for the limited seating can be made at:


Participants are asked to preregister based on the location they will be attending. A limited number of Roundtable Discussion Seats will be available at each event.  

The Walla Walla District awards contracts for construction projects, Architect-Engineering studies, and supplies and services needed to operate their facilities. These contracting opportunities total $90- $110 million annually. The district is one of 41 districts within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district is responsible for managing environmental, hydroelectric, navigation, engineering, construction, emergency management and recreation services within a region covering 107,000 square miles and includes parts of six states. The district operates and maintains six hydroelectric power facilities and $2.5 billion of infrastructure. For more information about Walla Walla District, see the district website at

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