Construction Summit 2018

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The Department of Procurement Services is hosting its 6th annual Construction Summit 2018.

February ,7 2018

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

JLM Abundant Life Center

2622 W. Jackson

Chicago, Illinois 60612

 

This is a great contract and networking opportunity for prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related business owners.

Come out and receive details of upcoming construction projects & job order contracts (JOC). Speak with key staff including:

 

City of Chicago User Department

Sister Agencies

Government Agencies

Assist Agencies

Trade Unions/Employment & Labor

 

CONFIRMED EXHIBITORS:

  • Contractors Advisors Business Development
  • Far South Side Community Development Corporation
  • Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)
  • Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce
  • LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • The Monroe Foundation
  • US Minority Contractors Association, Inc.
  • Women's Business Development Center
  • Cook County Office of Compliance
  • CMS - Illinois Department of Central Management Services
  • Forest Preserves of Cook County
  • Cook County Department of Transportation
  • Office of Illinois Comptroller
  • Metra
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD)
  • Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)
  • US Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • State of Illinois Office of Chief Procurement Officer
  • Illinois Tollway
  • University of Illinois
  • Chicago Public Schools (CPS)
  • Chicago Park District (CPD)
  • Chicago City Colleges (CCC)
  • Public Building Commission (PBC)
  • Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)
  • City of Chicago Department of Fleet & Facility (2FM)
  • City of Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)
  • Chicago Job Order Contract (JOC) Programs - Gordian Group
  • Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
  • City of Chicago Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)
  • City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC)
  • City of Chicago Department of Planning & Development (DPD)
  • City of Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation
  • City of Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)
  • City of Chicago Department of Water Management
  • Chicago Women In Trades (CWIT)
  • International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 (IUOE)
  • CISCO
  • Pipe Fitters Local Union #597
  • Cook County Health & Hospital System
  • Chatham Business Association
  • Black Contractors United
  • Federation of Women Contractors
  • B/ACE Magazine
  • World Business Chicago
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Chatha, Business Association
  • Elite SDVOB Network
  • Chicago Cook Workforce
  • Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Chicago Urban League
  • Latin America Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Paul Church of God in Christ Community Development Ministries, Inc.
  • Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
  • Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
  • City of Chicago Department of Family & Support Services
  • Polish American Chamber of Commerce
  • State of Illinois Treasurer

 

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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Room A:  CHICAGO ANCHORS FOR A STRONG ECONOMY (CASE) PANEL

Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy – Doing Business with West Side Anchor Institutions and the City of Chicago.

Confirmed Panelists: Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago & Lurie Children’s Hospital

Breakout Room C: ePROCUREMENT PRESENTATION

Watch a demonstration and learn about iSupplier registration, how vendors will submit bids and proposals online, and how to view contracts and payments.

 

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Breakout Room A: CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (Download PDF Presentation)

Learn about the largest capital improvement project in CTA history: the Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM). This will completely rebuild the North Red Line from Belmont to Howard and the Purple Line from Belmont to Linden in Wilmette.

Breakout Room B: NETWORKING MEET AND GREET

Breakout Room C: EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES PRESENTATION (Download PDF Presentation)

Learn about workforce development and employment resources from the Department of Family and Support Services and the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Breakout Room A: CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF AVIATION (Download PDF Presentation)

The City of Chicago’s two major airports (O’Hare and Midway International) create more than $45 billion in annual economic activity and create 540,000 jobs for the region. This workshop focuses on aviation-specific contracting opportunities in construction and professional work services.

Breakout Room B: NETWORKING MEET AND GREET

Breakout Room C: BECOMING A CERTIFIED BUSINESS

This workshop will provide detailed information on who is qualified to be a certified firm. Learn what documents are needed when submitting an application and how to avoid the most common mistakes in the certification process. Subject matter experts will be on-hand to answer questions about common certification topics.

Confirmed Panelists: City of Chicago, Cook County, State of Illinois CMS

 

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2018 Construction Summit - Participant Registrant List

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