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Open House

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  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District will hold their annual Industry Open House on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Chicago, IL.
  • The event is open to all businesses, both small and large, interested in working with the Chicago District. The event will include briefings from Chicago District leadership and opportunities to network with District staff and industry partners. This is a great opportunity for you to share your firm's unique capabilities and learn about projects within the Chicago District.

  • Two sessions are available to attend. The first session will begin at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and the second session from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm CST. This is an in-person event, registration will be limited to first-come, first-served. Attendance will be limited to no more than three representatives per company and will also be limited to one session. Please note that your preferred session may not be available and you may be assigned a different session.

  • For registration information visit

Small Business Office

Welcome to the Chicago District’s Office of Small Business. We assist firms in doing business with the government to ensure small businesses have access to Chicago District contracts. We strive to provide you with the most current small business initiatives and project status.

Important Information

If your small business has a regulatory compliance or enforcement issue, explore your rights:

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You can also, contact the SBA Office of the National Ombudsman at for additional information.

Moratorium on 8(a) Bon-Fide Place of Business Rule for Construction Contracts

Mission Statement

To sustain the Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers mission and strengthen our Nation's economic development.