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Tarrant County agencies host 2019 Dallas/Fort Worth Business Opportunity Fair

Posted Sept. 9, 2019

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Several Tarrant County agencies are hosting a vendor fair on Tuesday, Oct. 15, for small businesses, minority- and women-owned businesses, to have an opportunity to network, attend workshops and learn about upcoming public and private bidding and contracting opportunities.

The fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the E-Sport Stadium Arlington and Expo Center, 1200 Ballpark Way.

Early registration is $25 online via Eventbrite, and will be $30 at the door. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet with project managers, contract managers, buyers, vendors and suppliers, while also taking part in a variety of workshops.

They will also have a chance to learn about the City of Fort Worth’s upcoming Mentor-Protégé program, called FRONT (Fostering Relationships, Opportunities, and Networking Together), which will begin accepting applications later this year.

A full schedule of events is available online, and being updated as speakers are finalized.

To learn more, contact Adrian Zavala at 817-392-2674.

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Ramey Avenue Project Meeting: 10 a.m. Feb. 29, 2020; Sweet Home Baptist Church, 5225 Ramey Ave.

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Buying and Selling a Business: 6 p.m. March 2, 2020; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76102.
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Transit Moves Meeting: noon March 3, 2020; Central Station, Second Floor Community Room, 1001 Jones St.

DFW International Airport Retirement/Investment Committee Meeting: 12:30 p.m. March 3, 2020; DFW Airport Headquarters Building, Board Room, 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW International Airport.
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DFW International Airport Operations Committee Meeting: 12:40 p.m. March 3, 2020; DFW Airport Headquarters Building, Board Room, 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW International Airport.
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DFW International Airport Finance/Audit Committee Meeting: 12:50 p.m. March 3, 2020; DFW Airport Headquarters Building, Board Room, 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW International Airport.
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Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 1 p.m. March 3, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

DFW International Airport Concessions/Commercial Development Committee Meeting: 1:05 p.m. March 3, 2020; DFW Airport Headquarters Building, Board Room, 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW International Airport.
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City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. March 3, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

City of Fort Worth Firefighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission Public Notice: 6 p.m. March 3, 2020; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, Auditorium, 505 W. Felix Street, Fort Worth, TX 76115.
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Opening a Restaurant, Food Truck or Pop-up: Which One is Right for Me: 6 p.m. March 3, 2020; Jame Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76104.
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City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. March 3, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Zoning Commission Work Session: 11:30 a.m. March 4, 2020; City Hall, Lower Level, Development Conference Room 1201, 200 Texas Street.
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Zoning Commission Public Hearing: 1 p.m. March 4, 2020; City Hall, City Council Chambers, 200 Texas Street.
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Four (Southside TIF) Board of Directors Meeting: 2 p.m. March 4, 2020; City Hall, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Transit Moves Meeting: 6 p.m. March 4, 2020; East Regional Library, 6301 Bridge St.

DFW International Airport Board of Directors Meeting: 8:30 a.m. March 5, 2020; DFW Airport Headquarters Building, Board Room, 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW Airport, TX 75261.
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