LUBBOCK – Texas Tech University, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University System, Angelo State University, the Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center, and the City of Lubbock are hosting a vendor summit designed to encourage business growth for regional businesses and to help businesses learn how to do business with state and federal agencies.
The West Texas Business Summit will take place Wednesday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Sixth Street, Lubbock, Texas.
The theme for the one day seminar is “Business Creativity Marks the Spot.” The summit will be a full day of discussion and education, featuring workshops, booths and an opportunity to register with public sector supplier databases. Business owners from across the region will be provided a vital opportunity to network and make contacts with HUB contractors, agency purchasing and contracting staff, as well as other businesses. The Statewide HUB Program Marketing and Training Coordinator will conduct training on proposals and bidding process and a complete look into a procurement strategy for marketing to state entities. There will also be seminars where business owners can learn the importance of becoming certified on both the state and federal levels.
The keynote speaker for the luncheon will be State Senator Robert Duncan of Lubbock. Texas Tech System Chancellor Kent Hance will introduce Senator Duncan.
The pre-registration deadline is September 16 for businesses or agencies wishing to set up an exhibition booth. Booths are available at four different sponsorship levels:
The public is welcome to attend the event. Admission to workshops and the exhibits is free. Tickets for the luncheon are $10. For more information, contact Texas Tech University Procurement Services at (806) 742-3844 or e-mail email@example.com.