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Revitalizing America's Communities

5th Annual
HUBZone Small Business Summit

April 20, 2016
Chicago

 
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Summit Schedule
April 20, 2016

Subject to Change

8:30am - 4:00pm

Registration Desk Open
9:30am - 10:00am



Welcome & Opening Comments
HUBZone Program Update
Mark Crowley, Executive Director, HUBZone Council
10:15am - 11:30am



Top Strategies for Contracting Success
Federal Contracting Officers
  Kimberly Patrick, US Environmental Protection Agency

Prime Small Business Liaisons
HUBZone Small Business Professionals
  Shirley Bailey, GCC Technologies

11:30am - 1:00pm

Lunch on Your Own
1:00pm - 4:00pm

HUBZone Help Desk
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Match-Making Sessions
ADDITIONAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & PRIMES WILL BE LISTED
AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED.  WE EXPECT ABOUT 25 TO PARTICIPATE.
Small business representatives who register by April 8 will receive instructions during the week of April 11 to request 15-minute match-making appointments with participating agencies and primes.

Government Agencies Primes
Environmental Protection Agency
General Services Administration
Small Business Administration
Treasury - Comptroller of Currency

Raytheon Company
Southwest Airlines

 
REGISTRATION OPTIONS


Small Businesses

Council Members - Free      Non-Members - $25 (per person)
Small Business Registrations include access to educational sessions and match-making sessions.
Small business representatives who register by April 8 will receive instructions
during the week of April 11 to request 15-minute match-making appointments
with participating agencies and primes.
Small Businesses - Register Here


Government
- Free
Use Match-Making Table Request Form to Register for Match-Making Sessions.


Primes / Large Businesses
- Free
Use Match-Making Table Request Form to Register for Match-Making Sessions.


 
Cancellation Refund & Transfer Policy
Written cancellations must be received by March 31 to qualify for a refund.
No refunds will be processed for cancellations received after March 31.
Transfers to other representatives within a company are permitted at no cost. 
Submit a cancellation or transfer request.

 


 

TRAVEL INFORMATION



Summit Location

All Summit activities will take place on the 12th floor of the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 West Jackson Boulevard (at South Clark Street) in the Central Loop area of downtown Chicago - near the Art Institute and Chicago Board of Trade.

The building opens at 7:30am.  You will need to provide a government-issued ID (such as a valid driver's license) to enter the building. 

There are many restaurants located nearby.


Ground Transportation

The Metcalfe Federal Building is a short walk from a number of subway & elevated train stations (including Jackson, LaSalle, Quincy & Library) and Chicago's AMTRAK Train Station.

Both O'Hare and Midway airports can be reached via subway or taxi.


Parking

Numerous parking garages are available in the area.

Hotels

If you plan to spend the night in Chicago, there are many hotels nearby. No special or discounted rates are available.  Check online for the best available hotel rates.

Hotels in the Magnificent Mile area are just a short taxi or subway ride from the Metcalfe Building. 

The following hotels are located within walking distance of the Metcalfe Federal Building:

Central Loop Hotel
111A W Adams, phone 312-601-3525

Club Quarters Central Loop
111 W Adams, phone 866-599-6674

Hampton Inn Majestic Theater
22 W Monroe, phone 312-332-5052

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown
1 S Franklin, phone 866-313-6242

Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe, phone 866-295-5798







 

Thanks to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's
Washington Headquarters and Region 5 staff for their support
for the 2016 HUBZone Small Business Summit.


 
 
 
HUBZone Contractors National Council

PO Box 4041 - Falls Church, VA  22044  USA
phone 703-237-3674    fax 703-229-6425

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companies and professionals interested in the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Contracting Program.



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