11 May 2005
Business Opportunities 2005 Conference and Trade Fair May 12
Congressman Mike Rogers (3rd Congressional District, Alabama),
Jacksonville State University's (JSU) Small Business Development Center, and the Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) are
partnering to present a seminar, Business Opportunities 2005 Conference and Trade Fair, on Thursday,
May 12, from 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon at Stephenson Hall on the JSU campus.
The seminar provides small businesses the opportunity to increase sales by meeting with government
and prime contracting purchasing personnel.
Participating organizations will be displaying their products and distributing information about their company and
product lines. JSU Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, Dr. Rebecca
Turner; ANAD's Director of Contracting, Ms. Kathy Harvey; and Mrs. Beth Rogers, wife of Congressman Rogers will welcome
exhibitors and attendees at the opening ceremony.
Buyers visiting the small businesses throughout the morning include: Anniston
Army Depot and other governmental agencies, prime contractors, Honda, and local corporations.
All agencies/companies seeking vendors with the best price, quality, and delivery terms available are invited to
attend and visit the exhibitors. Business Opportunities 2005 Conference and
Trade Fair brings purchasing representatives and contractors together in one place which saves time and effort
in making contact with potential business partners.
The Trade Fair is open to the general public and there is no charge for an exhibit space or admission.
Training will be offered simultaneously with the Trade Fair.
Presentations will be given on “Doing Business With” the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers, Defense Logistics Agency, and United Defense. There
will also be a presentation on Navigating Electronic Procurement which will be presented by
Georgia Tech’s Electronic Commerce Resource Center.
For more information on the Business Opportunities 2005 Conference and Trade Fair,
or to register, please call (256) 782-5271 or (256) 235-7346.
SBDCs are supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and extended to the public on a non-discriminatory
basis. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of the SBDCs
affiliated entities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities
will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Suzi Donaldson,
700 Pelham Road North (114 Merrill), Jacksonville, AL 36265, (256) 782-5271, to make the arrangements.
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