CIRAS Procurement Technical Assistance Program Training Plan

Annual Events

Iowa Vendor Conference

This one-day annual conference is for Iowa businesses looking to grow or diversity their business through government contracting. You'll have the opportunity to learn from top notch experts in the government contracting field on a variety of topics. You will also have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with city, state, and federal contracting personnel as well as federal prime contractors during our reverse tradeshow. Spend the day learning, networking with other business, and making connections with government agencies!

Tri-State Procurement and Economic Development Summit

This event is for Iowa businesses in the tri-state regional communities of southeast Iowa, western Illinois, and northeast Missouri that are interested in expanding their business network, learning about regional opportunities for government sales and business growth, and/or hearing about economic development initiatives in your communities. Discover how state business resources can help your business grow, potential partnerships in the tri-state area and government contract best practices.

Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium

This annual conference provides opportunities for both large and small businesses to participate in the Rock Island Arsenal Center of Excellence Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI), which provides companies with forecasted procurement requirements for the contracting commands currently located at the Rock Island Arsenal. The conference also provides a variety of relevant educational topics for small businesses, a large trade show and networking opportunities, as well as sessions for business matchmaking between small businesses and Government agencies/large prime contractors.


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Last updated: 3/3/2017