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Small Business Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Grunley's 2019 small business events are identified below. Please contact our Small Business Compliance Manager at smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


January 9

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


February 6

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


February 12 - 13

2018 National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference

Sponsored by the National 8(a) Association, the conference offers educational sessions and resources for small businesses, minority businesses, current 8(a) companies, and graduation 8(a) companies as well as supplier diversity matchmaking with federal agencies, large business primes and commercial companies, and multiple networking opportunities to meet federal agencies, buyers, and prospective teaming partners. Grunley will be participating on the panel Industry Track: Construction and in the Contract Connections (Matchmaking) on both days.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 6

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 6

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 8

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


March 20

5th Annual Diversity in Construction GALA

Metro DC Hispanic Contractors Association (HCA) presents its traditional, ‘Diversity in Construction GALA’ for the fifth straight year. The event celebrates the achievements of pioneers from the minority community in the local construction industry. 500 professionals from the construction sector, related industry professionals and regional government officials are expected to attend.

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April 3

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


April 3

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


April 4

Prince George’s County Public Schools Presents: Public School Construction Matchmaking

Held in Landover, MD, this is a free matchmaking event for prime contractors and school districts to meet with qualified women- and minority-owned contractors. PGCPS will unveil their 2019/20 summer project bid opportunities. Come and present your capability statement and references to exhibiting business representatives looking to meet WBE/MBE contractors in the areas of construction trades, architecture, engineering and other public school construction services.

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April 12

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


April 24

Grow Your Business with Minority Certifications

Grow your business with minority and small business certifications. Join the Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) GovCon / Supplier Diversity community to learn from a panel of experts on what certifications are available, how to get them, and how they can help your business grow from “set aside” contracts. There are several government agencies at the local, state or federal level which offer certification and this event will have representatives from the Small Business Administration, the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, the Capital Region Minority Development Council, and the Four Thirteen Corporation. Also enjoy the post-event lunch and networking hours with your friends from the AACC.

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April 25

12th Annual Small Business and Government Conference

Held in Springfield, Virginia and hosted by the SAME (The Society of American Military Engineers) DC and Northern Virginia Posts, please join in on a day of networking and education.

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May 1

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


May 1

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


May 1

2019 Construction Industry Expo

Held in Hunt Valley, MD and presented by the Building Congress & Exchange, this event has the entire construction industry under one roof. Meet decision makers, engage in valuable face-to-face networking, connect with new business partners and grow your company. Admission to the Expo is free.

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May 8

Washington Building Congress How to do Business with GSA (General Services Administration) & Small Business Meet the General Contractors

Held in Fairfax, VA, this event offers a GSA presentation followed by networking among small businesses and prime contractors. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about GSA’s small business programs and to personally meet representatives from several major general contractors in the metro area. Representatives from the GSA’s National Capital Region Office of Small Business Utilization will be discussing “How to do Business with GSA”. Included will be an overview of current opportunities, with an emphasis on construction and specialty trades. The talk will wrap up with an overview of the GSA FY 2019 forecast of opportunities.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


May 10

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


May 10

16th Annual Spring Breakfast 2019 Business Showcase Expo

Hosted by the Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association, this event brings together prime businesses to network and showcase their business opportunities among diverse business enterprises.

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May 17

MCCC GovConNet Pathway to Growth Procurement Conference 2019

Hosted by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) GovConNet Pathway to Growth Procurement Conference is a seamless intersection between networking, insightful knowledge, and opportunity. The Procurement Conference provides over 800 attendees the unique opportunity to gain valuable insights and meet directly with key purchasing agents from a variety of prime contractors and federal, state and local government agencies.

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June 5

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


June 5

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


June 14

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


June 27

DHS Vendor Outreach Session

Vendor Outreach Sessions are a series of pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with small business specialists from various components of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement offices, plus several prime contractors who currently have contracts with DHS. The sessions provide the small business community with an opportunity to discuss their capabilities and learn about potential upcoming procurements.

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July 3

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


July 3

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


July 12

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


August 7

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


August 7

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


August 9

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


September 4

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


September 4

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


September 13

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


October 2

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


October 2

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


October 11

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


November 6

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


November 6

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


November 8

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


December 4

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month, a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 am to 9:00 am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


December 4

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


December 13

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.