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Phone: 919-515-2261

Fax: 919-515-7614

Office of Professional Development
NC State University
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

What is the Statewide Diversity Construction Opportunities Summit?

The STATEWIDE DIVERSITY CONSTRUCTION OPPORTUNITIES SUMMIT is the largest conference in NC that focuses on connecting diverse-owned construction firms with over $6 Billion of construction contract opportunities. The Summit is an extensive networking event designed to provide exposure to 2018 construction forecasts and deliver one-on-one interaction with construction buyers and contract decision makers to make contracting easier.

Why You Should Attend

Diverse-Owned Businesses
  • Learn about 2018 construction forecasts from agencies and contractors across the state
  • Understand upcoming construction project requirements so you are prepared
  • Obtain construction insights through our leadership luncheon
  • Get direct connections with construction buyers through one-on-one Matchmaker Sessions
  • Network with construction leaders
  • Connect and communicate with all attendees through an online directory and communication system
  • Access online tools to promote your company
Government Agencies
  • Get HUB activity credit by attending an all-inclusive diverse-business outreach event
  • Network with hundreds of diverse-owned businesses
  • Share upcoming contract opportunities

Exhibitors / Sponsors Receive:

  • Trade Show Booth
  • Pre-Scheduled Matchmaking Sessions
  • Diversity Program Management Training
  • Online Contract Opportunity Posting Tools
  • Expanded Database of Diverse Construction Firms
Construction Contractors
  • Identify and network with hundreds of capable diverse-businesses for subcontracting opportunities
  • Learn about 2018 construction forecasts from agencies and contractors across the state
  • Receive HUB / DBE good faith effort credit
  • Obtain construction insights through our leadership luncheon

Exhibitors / Sponsors Receive:

  • Trade Show Booth
  • Pre-Scheduled Diverse-Business Interview Sessions
  • DBE / HUB Subcontracting Directory
  • Online Subcontract Posting & eBid Tools
  • Connections to Government & Corporate Buyers

Who Will Be There?

Volumes of Construction Buyers from:

  • Prime Contractors
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • NC HUB Office
  • Federal & State Construction Leaders
  • Municipalities
  • County Governments
  • K-12 Schools
  • UNC-System Universities
  • Community Colleges
  • Housing Authorities
  • Corporate Construction
  • Hospitals
  • Airports
  • US Territories
  • Water & Sewer Authorities
  • And more...

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Contact Us
Office of Professional Development Phone: 919-515-2261
NC State University
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
Fax: 919-515-7614