State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 & December 25, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, December 24.

DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry

 

Workshops for Contractors to Help Them Understand U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contracts

 

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), in conjunction with the Small Business Administration (SBA), will host two workshops for contractors to help them qualify for Army Corps of Engineers contracts. SBA will provide detailed guidance on the federal procurement/contracting process, and respond to questions and concerns raised by the attendees.

Topics:

  1. Introduction to the basics of defense contracting for small businesses.
     
  2. Procurement Regulations - Federal Acquisition Regulations, Contracts, Getting on the GSA Schedule, and Procurement Technical Assistance.
     
  3. Contracting Requirements – Safety, Certifications and Security Clearance, Quality Control, and Past Performance.
    Small business presents best practices – Wilhelm Commercial Builders – Baltimore event, Waldon Studio Architects – Prince George’s event.
     
  4. Federal Contracting Support for Small Business - such as 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Program, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses and Women-Owned Small Businesses.
     
  5. Financing Assistance

Workshop Locations:

Baltimore Area
Banquet Room at Camden Yards Warehouse
Baltimore City
October 29, 2013
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
To RSVP, please visit the website

Prince Georges County
Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation
1801 McCormick Drive, Largo MD
October 31, 2013
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
To RSVP, please visit the website

Also, the Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is hosting a Military Construction Contracting event on specific contracting opportunities and sub-contracting opportunities. Companies will also participate in one-on-one meetings with procurement officers.

Contract Connections Event - Match-Making
BWI Hilton
November 18, 2013
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
To RSVP, please visit the website

Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 8:30 Welcome Remarks
8:30 – 9:15 Panel Discussions – Army Corps of Engineers – Col. Richard “Trey” Jordan, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and GSA
9:30 – 10:15 Panel Discussions – Prime Contractors Invited – Whiting Turner, Turner Construction, Clark and Gilbane
10:30 – 12:00 One-on-One Meetings/Match-Making Session
 

For additional information, please visit the DBED website or contact Jacob Austin (DBED) at (410) 767-0687 or Donni Turner (DLLR) at (410) 230-6008.

This notice will be updated when additional details become available.