The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is proud to host the 22nd Annual Airports Economic Opportunity and Policy Forum in Washington, DC at the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. MWAA's President and CEO, John E. Potter, is the Honorary Forum Chair.
This is a day of professional development, business networking and opportunities to develop strategic partnerships. Attendees will include Airport Operators, Airline Executives, Government Officials, Prime Contractors, Corporate Executives, and S/M/W/DBEs Contractors. Understanding what opportunities are available in the Eastern Region is vital, and this forum will provide important updates and opportunities. The itinerary includes educational sessions and learning labs on such topics as Doing Business with Airports; Regional Opportunities and Procurement; Navigating the Certification Process; Legislative Policy Updates, and an Economic Forecast for the region. The day will be kicked off with a keynote address from a prominent business executive and during lunch, attendees will have an opportunity to hear directly from Airport Directors within the region.
U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez will deliver the keynote address.
Businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to participate in the forum to support AMAC’s work in advancing the promotion and participation of small, minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises (S/M/W/DBEs) in airport contracting and employment. Over 300 attendees are expected from throughout the region and nation.