2017 RVA LinkUp Expo
This impactful event will include a large exhibition of small businesses and corporate supply chain executives waiting to connect with your company.
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
Whether you are looking for corporate, government or small business customers, a teaming relationship or just a great opportunity, the RVA LinkUP Expo is where you want to be. Small businesses will have the rare opportunity to network face-to-face with procurement and purchasing officers while larger corporations can connect with HUBzone, service-disabled and diverse suppliers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This event is designed for professionals who are responsible for procurement and supplier diversity within corporations of all sizes, such as:
Small business owners and managers
Supply chain and diversity directors
- Sourcing and procurement officers
- Industrial relations specialists
ORGANIZATIONS EXHIBITING AND LOOKING TO DO BUSINESS WITH SWaM BUSINESSES?
- Capital Region Airport Commission
- Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council
- County of Henrico
- Dominion Energy
- Hourigan Construction
- Imaginative Solutions LLC
- Mack Global, LLC
- Norfolk State University
- Quality Moving Services, Inc.
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- University of Richmond
- Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity
- Virginia SPQA
- Virginia State University
- W.M. Jordan Company
- ....and more!
WHAT TO EXPECT
In the morning, you will have an opportunity to have meaningful conversations with organizations looking to do business with SWaM business, learn about opportunities available, and gain more insight into how to grow lasting business relationships. In the afternoon, Justin Fairfax, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, the former Assistant US Attorney for the Easter District of Virginia, and small business owner will deliver the keynote address. Coffee service and lunch will be included.