WSSC to Host 1st “How to Do Business with WSSC” Event of 2015

Suppliers are Encouraged to Attend and Learn about Upcoming Projects

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – March 24, 2015 – WSSC will hold its first “How to Do Business with WSSC” event of 2015 at its Laurel headquarters on Tuesday, March 31.The event, which acquaints potential suppliers with WSSC contract managers, team leaders, and purchasers from its Procurement Office, is intended to promote economic growth, build capacity among WSSC’s local supplier community and provide relationship building opportunities for WSSC and its suppliers.

Featured speakers will include Jerry N. Johnson, WSSC GM/CEO, Rudy Gonzalez, Acting Chief Procurement Officer, and Towanda Livingston, Director of WSSC’s SLMBE Office.

The event includes a networking session and workshop featuring topics such as Centralized Bidder Registration (CBR), Pre-Bid Conferences & Site Visits, Approval Process, Supply Chain Transformation, Small Purchasing Policy and Formal Solicitation Process.

Attendees will have an opportunity to network with WSSC representatives to learn more and ask questions about upcoming projects.

Registration is strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome if space permits. Suppliers are asked to bring Tax ID number and NAICS codes for registration.

What:
How to Do Business with WSSC

When:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Check-in: 8:00 a.m.
Event: 8:30 a.m. – Noon

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

For more information, 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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