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Upcoming Events


Monday, September 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.:
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Cleveland Clinic, Akron General (located at 1 Akron General Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44307) would like to invite businesses to an information session on the Cleveland Clinic Supplier Diversity Program. Types of businesses sought include: Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, Veteran-Owned, Service-Disabled Veterans, HUBZone Certified, and much more.

For more details and to register, click here or call (330) 344-6985.


Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Lakeland Community College is hosting “Opening Your Doors to More Business” at the Cedar Point Conference Center at Bowling Green State University Firelands Campus (1 University Drive, Huron, Ohio 44839).

The event is FREE to attend, click here to register.

The event will also feature partners including: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, the Ohio Department of Transportation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership at MAGNET.


Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Ohio University along with the U.S. Small Business Administration will be hosting “Government Contracting and Networking: Women-Owned and HUBZone Certified Challenges and Competitive Advantages”.

The event will take place at the Akron Global Business Accelerator in the Main Conference Room on the 9th Floor (526 S Main St, Akron, OH 44311). Seating is limited. To register, e-mail Rich Delisio at delisior@ohio.edu or call (330) 301-8734.


Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Ohio University along with the U.S. Small Business Administration will be hosting “Are you ready to hire? – Misconceptions about hiring independent contractors vs. employees”.

The event will take place at the Akron Global Business Accelerator in the Main Conference Room on the 9th Floor (526 S Main St, Akron, OH 44311). Seating is limited. To register, e-mail Rich Delisio at delisior@ohio.edu or call (330) 301-8734.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: AFMC/SB at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is joining with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Wright State University, the Greater Ohio Valley Chapter of Women in Defense and Dayton Defense to present a small business outreach event at the Wright State University Student Union Endeavor Room (3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio 45431).

Learn how your company may fit into two strategies being employed by the Air Force to manage resources and solve complex problems. To register, click here.

For more information or questions, contact Lynne Imhoff at lynne.imhoff@us.af.mil or call (937) 257-3211.

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