State of Maryland Open For Business Summit

Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for DBE, Small, Local, Minority, Women, and Veteran-Owned firms

Several State of Maryland agencies from the Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Department of General Services (MDGS) will host the Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit on Tuesday November 15, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Tuff Valley Conference Center in Elliott City, Maryland. The event’s goal is to share over $1 billion in contracting opportunities with DBE, small, local, minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses.

Registration for the summit is $50 which provides a continental breakfast, lunch, workshops, business opportunity sessions, and networking meetings with project managers and procurement officers. Agencies expected to participate in the summit include:

Maryland Department of Transportation

  • Maryland Aviation Administration (Baltimore Washington International Airport)
  • Maryland State Highway Administration
  • Maryland Transit Administration
  • Maryland Transportation Authority
  • Maryland Port Administration
  • Motor Vehicle Administration

Maryland Department of General Services

  • Planning, Design & Construction Division
  • Energy Division
  • Real Estate Division, Facilities
  • Operations & Maintenance Division
  • Statewide Commodities and Services

Registration is limited, however online registration is available and more information can be obtained by sending an email to