Annual Procurement Expo

 

Thursday, March 24th 
9 am – 3 pm
Rennaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel 
3801 Quebec Street  |  Denver, CO  80207
 
 
 

PLEASE NOTE:  Despite the inclement weather being experienced by the Denver area on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, as of Noon today (3/23/16), 
the Procurement EXPO is still on schedule to occur tomorrow.  The forecast is for sunny skies in the 50s.

 
 
- NEW FOR 2016 - 

Based on availibility, Seller Exhibitors will be able to sign up at registration for one-to-one meetings with Buyers

Seller Exhibitors will be able to attend a pre-event Marketing workshop to maximize business opportunities - Training to be held in February

Expo Talks will take the place of the workshops, allowing 20 minute talks on procurement related topics  

 
Registration Type Description Status
ATTENDEE
 
Attendee Registration - FREE 
Register to visit Buyers and Sellers at the Expo
Attend free Procurement Workshops 
Includes free parking
 
REGISTRATION OPEN
BUYER Exhibitor
 
Public Procurement Exhibitors - No Charge
State Agencies, Institutions of Higher Education, Local Government, Special Districts, fire, water K-12
Registration package includes: directory listing, 1 6ft exhibitor table, 2 chairs, continental breakfast, lunch for 2 and free parking
 
REGISTRATION CLOSED
SELLER Exhibitor
 
Small Business Exhibitor - $400.00
For business with less than 100 employees
Registration package includes: directory listing, 1 6ft exhibitor table, 2 chairs, continental breakfast, lunch for 2 and free parking
 
Corporate Exhibitor - $900.00
For businesses with over 100 employees
Registration package includes: directory listing, 1 6ft exhibitor table, 2 chairs, continental breakfast, lunch for 2 and free parking
 
Procurement Expo Sponsor - $2,000.00
Premium Exposure as Event Partner 
Registration package includes: company logo printed on signage and promotional materials for the event, directory listing, full page advertisement, 2 6ft exhibitor tables with prime placement in exhibitor area, 4 chairs, continental breakfast, lunch for 4 and free parking
 
Education Sponsor - $1,200.00
Premium Exposure as Education Partner
Registration package includes: company logo printed on signage and promotional materials for the Education Workshops, directory listing, 1/2 page advertisement, 2 6ft exhibitor tables with prime placement in exhibitor area, 4 chairs, continental breakfast, lunch for 4 and free parking.
 
REGISTRATION CLOSED

EXPO Directory Advertising

Expo program advetising sizes accepted in EPS, AI, INDD, PSD, JPEG, PNG, and PDF formats. 

Full Page ­ 5.5"w x 8.5"h ­ $350
Half Page ­ 5.5"w x 4.25"h ­ $200 
Quarter Page ­ 2.75"w x 2.125"h ­ $100 

CLOSED
 
 
 
**ALL SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR PACKAGES INCLUDE THE PRE-EVENT MARKETING WORKSHOP AND OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS.
 
 
Buyer Exhibitors 
The following are participating entities.  
This is not a complete and final list.   
 

 

Auraria Higher Education Center
BeVisible
City and County of Denver
City of Aurora
City of Brighton
City of Loveland
Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC)
Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS)
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE)
Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR)
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Colorado PTAC
Colorado Springs Utilities
Colorado State University
Denver Business Journal
Denver International Airport (DIA)
Denver Public Schools
Denver Water
Garfield County
Governors Office
Jeffco Schools R-1
Jefferson County School District
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
NCAIED AIPTAC/RMICC
Regional Transportation District (RTD)
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
SKC West Rocky Mountains, LLC
State Purchasing and Contracts Office
University of Colorado Procurement Service Center
Women's Business Enterprise Council West

 

 
 
Expo Talks
 
Title Speakers

Help build a better State – learn about building, bridge and highway construction projects.

Cathy Kramer, CONNECT2DOT and Randi Nusser, Colorado Office of the State Architect
OIT on the Street Thirza Kennedy and Steve Sizemore, Governor's Office of Information Technology
Why Would Anyone Pursue Government Contracting? Gary Henry, Colorado PTAC
Why are branding and business certifications important for small, minority and women owned businesses? Rosy McDonough, Minority Business Office of Colorado
Valuable lessons  Learned from being a sub-contractor Rusty  Gonzalez and  Lloyd Herrera
Understanding North Denver’s Transformation: A Decade of Opportunities Erika Reyes - Martinez, North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative | Mayor's Office 
Would the State of Colorado really buy from me?  Strategies for identifying business opportunities. Challon Winer, State Purchasing and Contracts Office
MWBEs CALL TO ACTION: Help our students succeed Sharon Gonzales and Trena Deane, Denver Public Schools

 

 

 
 
 
 
Promotional Media 

 
 

Event Management Contact Information

Exhibitor & Sponorships  
LeRoy Romero, Minority Business Office, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
303-892-3764  |  L.Romero@state.co.us
 
Michelle Arnold, State Purchasing & Contracts Office
303-866-4911  |  Michellem.arnold@state.co.us