PITTSBURGH — To identify and engage companies in upcoming bid packages for the Terminal Modernization Program (TMP) at Pittsburgh International Airport, the Allegheny County Airport Authority will conduct a combined Industry Event and Small Business Fair April 30 at the airport Hyatt Regency hotel.
The event will provide an opportunity for small businesses, contractors, construction companies, disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) and others to learn about early site preparation packages to begin this fall and building construction expected to begin in 2020.
It also serves as a face-to-face networking opportunity for companies to learn about doing general business and procurement opportunities with the Airport Authority. The event also includes a national Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach component.
“This will be the fourth Industry Day and Small Business Fair event that we’ve offered related to the TMP, and we’ve had excellent attendance and engagement with local companies,” said Jenee Oliver, Business and Diversity Outreach Manager. “Our goal is to continue reaching out, providing the latest information and building relationships with potential partners.”
In addition to offering information on upcoming site preparation packages and an overview of general terminal construction packages for 2020-2023, the Industry Day event is open to local consultants, small businesses and vendors interested in doing business with the Airport Authority which manages Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airports.
Staff from the Airport Authority’s various departments including Business Development, Public Safety, Operations & Maintenance, Sustainability & Natural Resources, Marketing & Communications, Finance, Engineering, Planning & Capital Development and Procurement will be on hand to answer questions.
The schedule for Industry Day is as follows:
Date: Tuesday, April 30 Agenda: 10 a.m. – noon Networking/Business Fair Location: Airport Hyatt Regency – Conference rooms D, E, F
More Information: https://blueskypit.com/2019/04/15/pit-to-local-business-partners-welcome/
The Terminal Modernization Program, which was announced in September, is expected to generate $1.66 billion in economic activity, adding nearly 11,000 direct and indirect jobs to the region. The Program is expected to reshape the future of Pittsburgh International Airport by reducing long-term costs and aligning the facility with the needs of a modern passenger experience. For up-to-date information on the TMP, please visit: www.PITtransformed.com
About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. Its 2018 Annual Report detailing the critical role both airports play in the region can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/ar18.