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Posted on: May 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Council Member Taveras to Host Business Forum Highlighting Procurement Opportunities

County Connections, Making Intentional Connections Event – May 18

Prince George’s County Council Member Deni Taveras (D) – District 2, in partnership with the Office of Central Services Supplier Development and Diversity Division, will host County Connections – Making Intentional Connections, a business forum designed to highlight public and private procurement opportunities in Prince George’s County. The forum will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Rollingcrest Community Center, 6120 Sargent Road, in Hyattsville, Maryland.

County Connections - Making Intentional Connections will feature panel discussions on procurement opportunities available to Prince George’s County business owners. Representatives from the financial industry will also be on hand to discuss funding opportunities. Organizations to be represented include Purple Line Transit Partners, BB&T Bank, FSC First, Corvias, MGM National Harbor, Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation and the Prince George’s County Redevelopment Authority.

Council Member Taveras encourages local business owners to attend for additional information and insight on public and private procurement process.

“It is important that we level the playing field for procurement opportunities not only in Prince George’s County but throughout this region. The County Connections event is a wonderful way for businesses to network, gain valuable insight and develop a broader base of procurement knowledge. It promises to be an informative day and I encourage local business owners and interested stakeholders to join us.”

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact Council District 2 at 301-952-4436, or



County Connections – Making Intentional Connections


Council Member Deni Taveras (D) – District 2

Prince George’s County Office of Central Services Director, Roland Jones

Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union COO, Diane Brown

BB&T Bank Assistant Vice President, Jeffrey Miles

FSC First President and CEO, Shelly Gross-Wade

Corvias Compliance Manager, Eben Smith

MGM National Harbor Procurement Operations Manager, Tobias Thornwell

Department of Public Works and Transportation Chief of Construction Division, Dwight Joseph

Prince George’s County Redevelopment Authority Associate Director, Stephen Paul

Purple Line Transit Partner Economic Empowerment Manager, Alfred Isaacs


Friday, May 18, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



Rollingcrest Community Center

6120 Sargent Road 

Hyattsville, MD 20782


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