2014 AWIB Annual Procurement Opportunities Conference
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Asian Women in Business understands that for minority and women-owned businesses to grow, they need additional opportunities with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies.  AWIB facilitates procurement opportunities between minority and women-owned businesses and corporate and government buyers.

On an annual basis, AWIB sponsors a procurement opportunities conference which not only provides information on the processes but also matches pre-qualified minority and women-owned businesses with corporate buyers. 

The 2014 Procurement Opportunities Conference fosters partnerships for minority and women-owned businesses. Now in its 11th year, the Procurement Conference has become the premier event for small businesses in the tri-state area. It is designed to help minority and women owned firms grow in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Small business owners will meet with over 40 government agencies and regional authorities at our extensive exhibition area as well as meet one-on-one with over 20 Fortune 1,000 companies during our corporate matchmaking sessions (for pre-qualified vendors). The conference also includes industry expert-led panel discussions, which offer valuable insight into the procurement process. Don't miss out on this opportunity to make the connections that will help propel your business forward.

The keynote speaker for the conference is Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, the newly appointed commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services.

AWIB Small Business Members are eligible for an exhibition table to showcase their products and/or services.  As an exhibitor, you can more readily network with government and corporate buyers as well as the many small business owners in attendance. To become a Small Business Member, visit www.awib.org/membership.

Attending the conference is free but an rsvp is required.
Matchmaking Fee: 
Non-Members FREE
Apply: Pre-qualification Form
Note: You must be a women or minority 
business owner (MWBE certification is not required) and complete a pre-qualification form to participate in the matchmaking session. Deadline to complete the pre-qualification form is May 23, 2014. These invaluable sessions are FREE to participate in. However, you will be matched according to product/service requested by the corporations, therefore you are not guaranteed an appointment.

BNY Mellon, 101 Barclay Street, NYC
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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AWIB would like to thank BNY Mellon for their long term support.  

  Corporations, government agencies, and regional authorities in attendance
(more will be added daily - awaiting confirmations)


BNY Mellon
CBS Corporation
Con Edison
Dun & Bradstreet
Enterprise Holdings
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Interpublic Group
Major League Baseball
National Grid
New York Yankees
Public Service Electric & Gas Company
Skanska USA Building
Time Warner Inc.
Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company
and more

Regional Authorities
Dormitory Authority State of New York (DASNY)
Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

Battery Park City Authority
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
NYC School Construction Authority
NYC Housing Authority
Port Authority of NY/NJ
Long Island Rail Road
Government Agencies
City University Construction Fund
Dept. of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)
NJ Small Business Administration
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
NYC Department of Transportation
NYC Department of Education
NYC Small Business Services
NYC Department of Sanitation
NYS Empire State Development
NYS Office of General Services
NYS Office of the Comptroller
US Army Corp of Engineers
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Department of Labor
US General Services Administration
US Small Business Administration

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Call (212) 868-1368 or e-mail info@awib.org


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