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February 28, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
Veterans Conference Room
Ruppert L. Sargent Building
1 Franklin Street
Hampton, VA 23669
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Meet the Primes (Transportation)- Being a Subcontractor Can Help Your Performance History

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Meet the Primes is an outreach event intended to bring together firms who are looking to connect with transportation primes. This workshop is in partnership with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the City of Hampton Economic Development.

Topics will include :

• The "right and wrong ways" to knock on the door

• Traits of successful small business partners

• How small businesses can increase their chances of getting on a large prime's team

• Biggest myths about working with large primes

Participating prime contractors:


Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA)

Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)

Hampton Roads Connector Partner (HRBT Expansion)

In addition, our prime contractors, Hampton Procurement and SBSD will have an exhibit table to allow small businesses to get information and ask questions.


8:30am-9:00am - Check in and networking (Light Breakfast Refreshments)

9:00am-10:00am- Panel Discussion with the Primes

10:15am-11:00am - Bonding Presentation

11:15am-12:00pm - Visit Exhibit Tables/Networking

1?2:00pm - Adjourn

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