Texas Border Business –
RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – APRIL 11, 2016 – The Rio South Texas Regional Procurement Technical Assistance Center (RSTR PTAC) at UTRGV, in conjunction with Texas Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, will cohost the 2nd annual South Texas Business Opportunity Forum on Tuesday, April 19.
The event will be held at the Frances R. Cooper Event Center, 1000 N. Texas Ave. in Mercedes.
The forum is open to the business community and is free of charge.
Other hosts include Region One Education Service Center, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Mercedes Economic Development Corporation.
Among the 40 agencies that will present and have representatives available for discussion are the General Services Administration, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Procurement and Support Services and UTRGV.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive between 8 – 8:30 a.m. to sign in. Opening remarks will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Three 45-minute tracks of breakout sessions will run concurrently, starting at 9:15 a.m.
Federal – Track 1
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. General Services Administration
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Customs & Border Protection
State – Track 2
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Texas Facilities Commission
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Texas Department of Transportation
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Texas Multiple Awards Schedule (TXMAS)
Local – Track 3
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. City of McAllen or Mission
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mercedes ISD
For more information and to register, call (956) 665-8931.