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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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