***MEDIA ADVISORY*** WSSC Hosts How to Do Business Session

Information on Upcoming Opportunities and Prevailing Wage Compliance

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – September 20, 2013: The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will hold the seventh in a series of supplier outreach sessions focused on fostering strong ties with the supplier community at its Laurel headquarters on Friday, September 27, 2013. “How to Do Business with WSSC” brings together potential suppliers with the WSSC Procurement Office to showcase upcoming contracting opportunities at WSSC. WSSC officials will also explain how the water/wastewater utility will comply with the Prevailing Wage Statute which becomes effective October 1.

In the past, local contractors have joined businesses from as far away as Alaska to learn more about WSSC contracting areas, including architectural-engineering and construction services, facilities & maintenance services and supplies, fleet management services and supplies, information technology equipment and software services, and other technical, financial and professional services.

Attendees will hear about upcoming contracts and can market their companies’ abilities directly to WSSC decision makers. This outreach event is intended to promote economic growth, build capacity among WSSC’s local supplier community and provide relationship building opportunities for WSSC and its suppliers.

WHAT: “How to Do Business with WSSC”

WHEN:1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, September 27, 2013

WHERE: WSSC Headquarters Auditorium
14501 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, MD 20707

For more information about doing business with WSSC and to register for “How to Do Business with WSSC,” please contact WSSC’s Procurement Office at (301) 206-8800 or register for the event at www.wsscwater.com/suppliered.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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