PITTSBURGH – A combined Industry Day event and Small Business Fair is scheduled for March 13, at Pittsburgh International Airport in the Hyatt Regency hotel. The event will provide an opportunity for local firms, small businesses and disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) to learn about upcoming procurement opportunities related to the Terminal Modernization Program (TMP).
In addition to offering information on the TMP, the Industry Day event is open to local consultants, construction companies and vendors interested in doing business with the Allegheny County Airport Authority at Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airports, and provides an opportunity for local firms to meet other firms interested in the TMP and explore potential partnering opportunities.
Staff from the Airport Authority’s various departments including Business Development, Public Safety, Airport Facilities & Infrastructure Marketing & Communications, Finance, Engineering, Planning & Capital Development and Procurement will be on hand to answer questions. Self-guided tours of the Airside Terminal also will be available.
Those interested in participating in an Airside tour must pre-register for Industry Day and provide a valid Photo ID (Driver’s License or Passport) on the day of the event.
The schedule for Industry Day is as follows:
Date: Tuesday, March 13
Agenda: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Optional self-guided tours of the Airside Terminal
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Networking/Business Fair
Location: Hyatt Regency
Pittsburgh International Airport
Registration: Visit https://pittransformed.com/
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: https://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 2017 Economic Impact Report detailing the critical role both airports play in the region can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/economicimpact.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. Over the past three years, the airport has doubled its nonstop destinations to include 74 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure has again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2017. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.