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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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