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Join us at 2018 Business Opportunities Open House on May 22 - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is hosting a Vertical Construction Business Opportunities Open House event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Chicago District Office, 231 S. LaSalle St, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.

This FREE event will allow federal, state, and local partners, small business and other-than-small business entities to meet district leadership, program managers, cost, civil, structural, and electrical engineers, emergency management, real estate, regulatory, safety, navigation, public affairs, contracting, and small business representatives to discuss upcoming vertical construction procurement opportunities.

For information on how to register plus additional details, view the flier here.

 

Small Business Program

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USACE Chicago District Small Business Program Overview

Believe it!  Small businesses are a formidable force in our national, regional and local economy; a driver that not only stimulates job creation, spurs innovative prowess and growth, but assists the US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District acquire the necessary equipment, supplies and services to execute our mission--to provide valued, world class leadership, engineering services, and management capabilities to stakeholders and partners in the Chicago region, the nation, and abroad.  

The Chicago District (LRC) is one of seven districts that comprise The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD). The other districts include: Buffalo, NY (LRB), Detroit, MI (LRE), Huntington, WV (LRH), Louisville, KY (LRL) Nashville, TN (LRN) and Pittsburg, PA (LRP).

The Chicago District partners with both large and small firms to facilitate and complete projects in nine mission areas: Flood Risk Management, Shoreline Protection, Navigation, Environmental, Emergency Management, Overseas Contingency Operations, Aquatic Invasive Species, Regulatory Support, and Real Estate. Additionally, the Chicago District works to foster maximum practicable opportunity for Women-Owned Small Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zones, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, and Small Business concerns to participate in, and receive an equitable portion of contracts awarded, and ensure subcontractor opportunities are afforded as well.

Moreover, the Chicago District actively pursues value-add partnerships with federal and state agencies such as the Small Business Administration, General Service Administration, Department of Veteran Affairs, Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, in addition to associations and organizations like the Society of American Military Engineers for best practices and technical assistance programs. 

The Chicago District is committed to conducting business with qualified firms, and welcomes you to ask questions, or schedule a Capabilities Briefing with the Deputy for Small Business.

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