Asian American Business Expo & Networking
Asian-American Business Networking 4/4/13
"How to Get Certified by Cook County, Illinois"
How would you like to have Cook County as your customer? Cook County Government is the second largest county in the country. The County has projected tens/hundreds of millions of dollars in upcoming contracts. The county maintains a minority and women participation goals for their construction projects, professional services and for their goods and services contracts.
If you want to do business with Cook County, Illinois, don't miss this workshop and meet Jacqueline Gomez, Director, Paulette Brooks, Deputy Director, and ErnNesha Kerr, Certification Officer from Cook County's Office of Contract Compliance.
- Is your business certified as an MBE and/or WBE in any of these categories?
- Where can you find contract opportunities?
Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 10 AM to 12:00 PM
The Dunne Cook County Building
Ped-Way Lower Conference Room
69 W. Washington
(It's the yellow building on Washington and Dearborn. Take the escalator down to the Ped-Way Lower Conference Room.)
Free admission. Online registration required.
Public garages and street parking are available. However, please consider using public transportation.
10:00 AM - Registration.
10:10 AM - Welcome remarks by Shelly Ng and Gayle Newcomb of OCA Chicago and the Asian American Business Expo (organizer). Introduction of Jacqueline Gomez, Director, Paulette Brooks, Deputy Director, and ErnNesha Kerr, Certification Officer of Cook County's Office of Contract Compliance.
10:15 AM - Networking - Please prepare a 30-second self-introduction. Tell us your name, title, organization, and what you do.
11:00 AM - Workshop "How to Get Certified by Cook County" led by Paulette Brooks and ErnNesha Kerr.
11:45 AM - Q&A
12:00 PM - Event ends