April 2, 2019

Diverse & Small Business Opportunity Fair
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Donald E. Spencer Student Recreation Center
1001 W. University Drive, Macomb, IL 61455
Description: Diverse & Small Business Opportunity Fair
“Networking, Development, and Mentorship”

This event is free and open to:

  • Minority-owned businesses

  • Female-owned businesses

  • Veteran-owned businesses

  • Small business owners

  • Persons with Disabilities-owned businesses


Business Fair Benefits:

  • Explore procurement opportunities with Illinois public universities, community colleges and other agencies in one location

  • Connect with professionals to learn more about: BEP Certification, State of Illinois Required Certifications, Small Business Assistance and Mentorship opportunities

  • Network with business professionals across many goods and services

  • Attend workshops:
    • “Why Mentoring and Partnerships Are Important in Procurement &
      the Overall Economy” with Mr. Tye Taylor, Senior Management
      Consultant
    • “Procurement 101” informational session with Q&A



Register today by emailing ca-baxter@wiu.edu.

Sponsored By: Western Illinois University Purchasing Office, IL SBDC, & IL PTAC
Contact Information:
 Cynthia A Baxter
 Phone: (309) 298-1819
 Email: ca-baxter@wiu.edu
Source: Public Events

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
Calendar Administration: webstaff@wiu.edu