VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District and Memphis District will host their combined Virtual Small Business Industry Day Thursday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event is open to large and small businesses interested in opportunities with USACE. Attendees will hear from representatives of both districts as well as the USACE St. Louis District, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). The event will include sessions on procurement opportunities, one-on-one sessions with government representatives, and networking opportunities. USACE Vicksburg District Commander Col. Robert Hilliard and USACE Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller will provide opening remarks.
“We’re excited to partner with the Memphis District to host this virtual industry day,” said Hilliard. “Our connection and collaboration with our industry partners are crucial to the successful execution of our mission, and we look forward to continuing to grow and sustain these important relationships.”
Attendees can register for the event at the following link: https://bit.ly/31pRAYL. Attendees must provide their business’ capability statement, socioeconomic categories, primary NAICS codes, and a response to the optional one-on-one session. The deadline to register is April 23. Attendees will receive the event’s access information the week of the event.
For assistance or more information, contact Kimberly Daniel Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-544-3358 or Demetric Erwin at Demetric.email@example.com or 601-631-5951.
USACE continues to fully support the federal government’s policy to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to Small, Small Disadvantaged, 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), and Women-Owned small businesses.
The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The Vicksburg District is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.