2 May 2006
Business Opportunities 2006 Conference and Trade Fair
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 2006 Conference and
Trade Fair, on Friday, May 5, 2006, 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 President, Dr. Bill
Meehan; ANAD's Commander, Alexander Raulerson; and 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 2006 Conference and Trade Fair brings purchasing
representatives and small businesses 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 include:
to do Business with General Dynamics; (2) Procurement Center Representative’s
Role in Assisting Small Business; (3) ALDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program;
(4) Web Strategies for the 21st Century.
For more information on the Business
Opportunities 2006 Conference and Trade Fair, or to register, please call (256) 782-5271 or (256)
Funded in part through a
cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with
disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Suzi Donaldson, JSU SBDC,
700 Pelham Rd. N
(113-A Merrill) Jacksonville,
(256) 782-5271, to make arrangements.
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