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    TRANSFORMATION 2016
         Join us on October 5th and 6th in Albany for the largest

    MWBE Conference on Contract Opportunities in the State.
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    EXPLORE NEW YORK’S TOP PROJECTS
    Just one contract can transform your business. From La Guardia Airport and New York’s new

                casinos to the new MTA Capital Plan, build your business development plan.
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    MEET ONE-ON-ONE ‘AT THE TABLE’
    WITH DECISION MAKERS
    Meet ‘At the Table’ for a special one-on-one opportunity to introduce your firm to public and

                                         private sector decision makers. Space is very limited.
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    ARE YOU THE NEW GENERATION OF
    MWBE ENTREPRENEUR?
    Change is what it’s all about. Learn about new business strategies, technologies and best practices

        to transform your business and become part of the new generation of MWBE Entrepreneur.
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    GAIN INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE TO GROW
    Transform your business with knowledge and insights from industry leaders who can help you

                                             grow your business in 2016 and beyond.
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    NAVIGATE THE MARKETS YOU KNOW
    AND THOSE YOU NEED TO KNOW
                       High growth markets in New York State can open the door to new

                                          and transformative business opportunities.
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    BUILD YOUR NETWORK
                  Meet with over 150 public and private sector exhibitors and identify
                                                the right contracts for your company

Join us on October 5th and 6th in Albany, New York at the largest statewide forum on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) government contracts. Learn where the contract opportunities are and how to win them. Learn strategies to grow your business. Acquire new skills to build your success plan for 2016 and beyond at a two-day event designed to transform your business.

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FORUM AT A GLANCE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has set a new, transformative economic development agenda for New York State. Across all market sectors – construction, design, financial services, information technology, energy and more.

With new and engaging opportunities at the 2016 MWBE Forum, gain insight and learn new skills designed to advance your company’s transformation and growth. Learn about new contract opportunities that are becoming available in the markets you know and new markets you need to explore.

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PLATINUM SPONSORS

 

 

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The Battery Park City Authority is a New York State Public benefit corporation whose mission is to plan, create, coordinate and maintain a balanced community of commercial, residential, retail, and park space within its designated 92-acre site on Manhattan’s lower west side.   The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York provides construction, financing, and allied services which serve the public good of New York State. More specifically, DASNY provides assistance for public and non-proprietary (i.e., nonprofit) private universities in New York State;
for not-for-profit healthcare facilities in the State; and for other New York State-related institutions/purposes (such as State court facilities and State pension bonds) as legally specified and permitted.
  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action.

In addition they will receive the tools and professional support they need to develop a strategic and customized business growth plan that will take their company to the next level.

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LaGuardia Gateway Partners is a consortium rooted in world-class airport development, operations, construction and financing, with a proven ability to complete complex projects on time and on budget. The consortium has strong ties to award-winning Vancouver International Airport as well as the New York and New Jersey communities.

Skanska has a long history of working with the local contracting community to ensure that businesses of all sizes have the opportunity to work on our projects and is committed to fully engaging the local D/M/WBE subcontractor community. Come visit us at our booth and learn more about our teams and how we can work with you.
  Founded in Sydney in 1958 by Dutch immigrant and innovator Dick Dusseldrop, Lendlease was born out of a vision to create a company that could successfully combine the disciplines of financing, development and investment.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Lendlease has approximately 12,000 employees internationally. Our regional head offices are located in New York, Singapore and London.
  Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the country with expertise in construction, civil infrastructure, public-private partnerships and commercial development initiatives across the U.S.

Skanska has a long history of working with the local contracting community to ensure that businesses of all sizes have the opportunity to work on our projects and is committed to fully engaging the local D/M/WBE subcontractor community. Come visit us at our booth and learn more about our teams and how we can work with you.

 

 

 

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The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States. Our impact in New York State and across the globe begins with our 64 institutions, including research universities, academic medical centers, liberal arts colleges, community colleges, colleges of technology and an online learning network. We educate approximately 460,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs, and nearly 2 million in workforce and professional development programs.   Turner has been recognized nationwide and has received more than 100 awards for leadership in promotion and professional mentorship of minority, women and locally-based enterprises. Turner has a positive track record in the utilization of MWBE firms on its projects and our objective is to increase the visibility, improve the economic viability, and expand opportunities for these businesses. Since 1980, we have exceeded $10.5 billion in contracts awarded to MWBE firms.   Tutor Perini Corporation is a leading civil and building construction company offering diversified general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world. We have provided construction services since 1894 and have established a strong reputation within our markets by executing large complex projects on time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures.

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSORS

 

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Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”).

  CRRC is the world’s largest Railway Transportation Equipment and Service Provider and has been in this sector since 1881. Currently, CRRC produces products and services for 102 countries and regions around the world including: Brazil, Australia, Singapore, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and now the United States.   del Lago Resort & Casino is located just steps off exit 41 of the NYS Thruway, between Syracuse and Rochester, in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region. Featuring the hottest slots, the most-thrilling table games, a wide variety of dining and nightlife options, including Portico by Fabio Viviani, our premium steakhouse, the locally sourced Farmers Market Buffet, The Vine, our state-of-the-performing-arts entertainment venue and a 4-star resort-style hotel - it’s excitement at a whole new level! It’s For You!
 
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Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) helps New York State small businesses grow by providing streamlined access to small business loans and advisory services. Our signature product, the EGF SmartLoan™, provides up to $100,000 in fast, transparent financing through a secure online platform. Larger loans up to $500,000 are also available. Additionally, business owners can access free one-on-one advisory services.   The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) was established by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in June 2013, following the occurrence of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Striving to coordinate and implement the State’s comprehensive NY Rising recovery and resiliency programs, the Office utilizes approximately $4.4 billion in flexible funding made available by the U.S.

His course remained steady through the years, pioneering the acceptance of Shotcrete as a cost effective alternative to conventional F&P in the structural market. He envisioned a day when Shotcrete would become an indispensible solution to the many challenges of all phases of construction previously dominated by conventional formed and poured in place concrete.
  Well recognized for its commitment to safety, quality, innovation and diversity, and with more than 70 years’ experience, LeChase (www.lechase.com) is one of the area’s top contractors. LeChase’s consistent stability and growth in many industry sectors stems from the dedication and hard work of the entire organization—allowing a broad range of services and the ability to provide local delivery.

His course remained steady through the years, pioneering the acceptance of Shotcrete as a cost effective alternative to conventional F&P in the structural market. He envisioned a day when Shotcrete would become an indispensible solution to the many challenges of all phases of construction previously dominated by conventional formed and poured in place concrete.
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NYSTEC is a not-for-profit corporation based in Rome, New York, with offices in Albany and New York City. We help clients plan and manage the acquisition, implementation and security of their IT systems. Applying proven processes for project management and system integration, NYSTEC brings engineering discipline to the process of developing or enhancing a technology system. Our practice areas include technology strategy, converged networks, information security, Healthcare IT and Education IT.

His course remained steady through the years, pioneering the acceptance of Shotcrete as a cost effective alternative to conventional F&P in the structural market. He envisioned a day when Shotcrete would become an indispensible solution to the many challenges of all phases of construction previously dominated by conventional formed and poured in place concrete.
       

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MEET GOVERNMENT

Meet New York’s top public sector officials and procurement decision makers. Get to know the professionals who really know the contract opportunities that are best for your firm.
Learn more here>>

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MEET DECISION MAKERS

Meet and engage the decision makers within private sector companies and government agencies and authorities who can help you build your business. Schedule a one-on-one meeting with private and public decision makers “At The Table.’ Learn more here>>

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EXHIBIT & SPONSOR

Reserve your exhibit space at the 2016 NYS MWBE Forum. Showcase your opportunities and your commitment to diversity and MWBE inclusion in the largest forum on business opportunities in New York State. There are also several sponsorship opportunities to explore. Learn more here>>

Governor Cuomo Launched the MWBE Investment Fund to Help Reach the 30 Percent Goal, the Highest MWBE State Contracting Goal in the Nation

2016 New York State Contract Opportunities Book

 

 

Each attendee will receive the link to the 2016 NYS Contract Opportunities Book to help you find the right project for your company. This year’s issue earmarks procurement opportunities by category and value to help you find the projects that are right for you. The book also includes new information about New York State Top Projects as well as capital access and capcity building programs designed to ensure real MWBE growth.

COMING SOON!
2016 New York State MWBE Forum
Opportunities Book

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