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STLAAN Partner Projects - Business Engagement Event

Friday, October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By North County, Inc., Regional Development Association
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Are you a company in north St. Louis City or County interested in doing business with members of the St. Louis Anchor Action Network (STLAAN) such as BJC HealthCare, Mercy Health, SSM Health, St. Louis Community College, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis Zoo, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis? Please join us on Friday, October 29th to learn about project/procurement opportunities including, but not limited to HVAC services and replacements, landscaping/grounds work and tree trimming, roofing replacements and installation, masonry and concrete work, promotional materials for special events, and printing services.

In addition to introducing upcoming opportunities and discussing requirements in doing business with the institutions, this event will provide information on regional resources for areas such as business certification and wrap around support needs.

St. Louis Anchor Action Network is committed to a stronger relationship with you, the local business community, as we work together towards building a stronger and equitable St. Louis.

October 29, 2021
9:00 am to Noon
Virtual Event

Event Agenda:
9:00 am - Introductions/ Overview of Projects
9:15 am - Networking with Institutional Representatives - participants meet with different representatives in break out rooms
10:00 am - Panel of institutional procurement leaders showcasing projects - discuss requirements in doing business with the institution
10:45 am - Presentation on business supports including procurement technical assistance and certification
11:45 am - Closing Remarks

The event is free, but registration is required. The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants by October 26th.

This event is presented in partnership with St. Louis County Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program, the St. Louis Lambert International Airport Business Diversity Development Department and the State of Missouri - Office of Equal Opportunity
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