Walla Walla District to hold Small Business Industry Day March 19

Published Feb. 27, 2024

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District is hosting a free Industry Day seminar for business owners and representatives on Tuesday, March 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to present training on how to do business with USACE.

This Industry Day seminar will be held at the Marcus Whitman Conference Center at 6 West Rose Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362. There is no charge to participate, but registration is required due to limited seating.

To register, please visit the following website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-business-industry-day-usace-walla-walla-district-tickets-828949579507?aff=oddtdtcreator.

Industry Day will feature informational briefings presented by district staff, Small Business Administration, APEX Accelerator (Formerly PTAC), opportunities to take part in roundtable discussions and information about upcoming contracting opportunities.

Topics to be covered in the seminar include SBA regulatory and legislative updates; program and contracting processes; forecast of upcoming opportunities; USACE panel discussion focused on doing business with USACE; and break-out sessions focused on architect-engineering services, construction, hydropower, flood risk-emergency response, navigation, recreation, environmental and service contract requirements.

Contractors with little or no experience doing business with the government are encouraged to contact their respective APEX Accelerators and Small Business Development Centers for established training programs.

The Walla Walla District is one of 41 districts within USACE. The district is responsible for managing environmental, hydroelectric, navigation, engineering, construction, emergency management and recreation services within a region covering 107,000 square miles and includes parts of six states. The district operates and maintains six hydroelectric power facilities and $2.5 billion of infrastructure.

The district awards contracts for construction projects, architect-engineering studies, and supplies and services needed to operate their facilities. These contracting opportunities average $100 to $130 million annually.


Release no. 24-010