Join us in our 1st annual Small Business Supplier Diversity event, “Doing Business with the Utilities”. Presented by PACE Women’s Business Center in collaboration with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (LAACC), attendees will have access to panel discussions on the latest contracting opportunities, be able to network with the PRIMES, and schedule 1-on-1 matchmaking for their business.

SOLD OUT!!! To be added to the waitlist, email Esther at eelizondo@pacela.org.

Keynote Speaker:

Honorable Gwen Moore

As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GeM Communications Group Inc, Ms. Moore is the primary consultant, working with clients to develop and implement public affairs, legislative strategies and community outreach programs.  Drawing on her vast experience as a legislator in the California State Assembly, Ms. Moore develops grassroots lobbying efforts, advises a client on legislative and regulatory issues and helps develop solutions to problems.  She formulates public affairs programs for clients with marketing, political, cultural and charitable agendas.

Event Details:

July 31, 2019
8:30am – 1:30pm
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

350 S Bixel St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Event Agenda:

  • 8:00am – 8:45am: Registration
  • 8:45am – 8:55am: Welcoming Remarks
  • 9:00am9:15am: Keynote Speaker – Honorable Assembly Member Gwen Moore
  • 9:15am10:00am: Doing Business with the Utilities
  • Panel #1
    • SoCalGas
    • Southern California Edison
    • Metropolitan Water District
    • The Supplier Clearinghouse
  • 10:00am – 10:35am: Exhibitor Booths & Networking
  • 10:35am – 10:40am: Comerica Bank – Title Sponsor Remarks
  • 10:40am11:15am: Doing Business with the Government
  • Panel #2
    • Caltrans
    • Metro
    • Metrolink
    • CA Department of General Services (DGS)
    • LA County Consumer & Business Affairs
  • 11:15am11:45am: Doing Business with the Private Sector & Prime Contractors
  • Panel #3
    • PCL Construction
    • Clark Construction
    • Burns & McDonnell
    • Merriwether & Williams
    • Comerica Bank
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm: Exhibitor Booths & Networking
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm: Box Lunch & Farewell Remarks

Match-Making Pavillion15-minutes appointments will be scheduled by our staff a day before the event

  • 10:00am – 12:30pm: Business Match-Making Pavillion
    • AT&T
    • Burns & McDonnell
    • CA Department of General Services
    • Clark Construction
    • Comerica Bank
    • Frontier Communications
    • LA County Public Works
    • Los Angeles Housing Authority
    • Los Angeles World Airports
    • Metro
    • Metrolink
    • Metropolitan Water District
    • PCL Construction
    • SoCalGas
    • Southern California Edison

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