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Business Development and Contract Compliance


Business Development
Contract Compliance
Chinook Building
401 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98104

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Regional Contracting Forum

Introduce your business to the region's largest government entities: King County, Washington State Department of Transportation, University of Washington, City of Seattle, Port of Tacoma, Washington State Office of Minorities and Women's Business Enterprises, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, Sound Transit, Port of Seattle, and others. Attendees have the opportunity to meet government contracting representatives and network with contractors, consultants, and suppliers all at one event.




Exhibit Hall

Open from 9:00a.m. - 3:30p.m. - Exhibit tables will be staffed by government agency project and procurement personnel. Networking will be available immediately following the Opening Ceremonies until 3:30 PM.

Exhibitors:

  • City of Seattle - Contracting
  • City of Tacoma
  • Community Transit
  • EastWest Bank
  • General Services Administration / Northwest Artic Region
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Green River College PTAC
  • King County - Business Development & Contract Compliance
  • Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Port of Everett - Procurement & Contracts
  • Seattle Colleges - Procurement
  • Sound Transit - E-Bid
  • U S Small Business Administration
  • University of Washington - Procurement Services
  • WA State - Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises
  • Job Order Contractors
  • .....more
One-on-One Meeting

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Interview Sessions for Prime/Sub Contractors and Consultants

  • Prime contractors will be at 1:1 networking session:
    • Howard S. Wright
    • PCL Construction
    • Scarsella Bros, Inc
    • Kiewit Infrastructure West Co
    • Stellar J Corporation
    • .....more
  • Prime consultants will be at 1:1 networking session:
    • Brown and Caldwell
    • CH2M
    • Integrus Architecture
    • Rolluda Architects, Inc
    • Tetra Tech, Inc
    • .....more
  • For Subcontractors/Subconsultants - Sign-up are now closed:

FORUM AGENDA

7:00 am Registration 6th Floor Lobby
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall - ALL DAY Networking Ballroom 6B
8:00 am - 8:45 am Opening Welcome. (download opening presentation)
***There will be a drawing for three Starbucks Coffee gift cards of varying value
Ballroom 6A
9:00 am - 3:00 pm SPECIAL EVENT - "Public Work Signature Project Presentations" Rooms 606 & 607
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Workshops (download) Room 604
9:00 am - 10:30 am Panel Session: Government Contracting 101 - Architectural, Engineering & Professional Rooms 602 & 603
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Panel Session: Government Contracting 101 - Construction Services Rooms 602 & 603
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Panel Session: Government Contracting 101 - Goods & Services Vendors Rooms 602 & 603
3:30 pm Event Closes 6th Floor

* For your convenience a self-pay Coffee stand with an assortment of food items will be available from 7:00 am - 11:00 am.


newsNEW Segment: Signature Project Presentations. Conducted by public owner representatives and their project prime contractors and consultants, these presentations will bring infrastructure projects to life through informative presentations. This segment includes information on each project’s schedule, scope, timelines, and workforce diversity goals, requirements, and available subcontracting opportunities, and Community Workforce Agreements (CWA), when applicable.

Examples of featured projects:

Agency Project Contractor Est. $ Value Est. Start Date Method
WSDOT Colman Dock Project Hoffman Construction ~$200M June 2017 GCCM
King County Children & Family Justice Center Howard S. Wright ~$154M June 2016 Design-Build
Port of Seattle North Satellite Project Hensel Phelps ~$380M August 2016 GCCM
Port of Seattle International Arrival Facility Clark Construction ~$501M July 2016 Early Packages; January 2017 General Construction Design-Build
City of Seattle Seattle Police North Precinct Turner Construction ~$160M March 2017, Construction GCCM
Sound Transit E320 S. Bellevue Construction for East Link Extension Bid Issue April 2016 ~$373M November 2016 TBD
University of WA Life Sciences Building Project Skanska USA ~$160M July 2016 GCCM

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