NAWIC Chapter #113 members attend USC’s Ultimate Business Expo

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Columbia, SC, November 3, 2016 – Several NAWIC Chapter #113 members attended the Ultimate Business Expo for Small, Woman-Owned and Minority Contractors and Suppliers on November 3, 2016, from 7:30 to 2:00 at the Koger Center for the Arts. The event was sponsored by The University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Airports Coalition. Pictured are April Coleman, Precision Plumbing of Sandy Run, Inc., Tia Hudson, Metcon, and Susan Clary, Contract Construction, Inc. Other members who were in attendance include Haley Ray, Haley Ray Pavement Marking, and Brittany Grabski, Brownstone.

The University of South Carolina in conjunction with the SC Airports Coalition (Columbia, Charleston, Greenville-Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach), continued its initiative to provide informative networking and purchasing opportunities that will benefit all small and minority businesses in South Carolina. The Ultimate Business Expo included sessions to inform businesses of upcoming construction projects at the University of South Carolina and to provide information on upcoming opportunities with the South Carolina Airports.

The following information sessions were held:

View from the Top: An overview of upcoming Construction Projects and upcoming opportunities, USC Facilities/CM At-Risk Contractors; Perfecting Your Elevator Speech: TJ Watkins, Enterprise Holdings Joint Ventures, A Different Twist: Jill Myers, Hudson Group Bonding Is A Necessity: Joe Jackson, US DOT Mid-South Atlantic Region DBE and ACDBE Certification: Christina Johnson, SC Department of Transportation.