Schedule

EXPO Marketplace Preparation Seminars

There are 2 preparation seminars for this year.

July 19, 2017 August 9, 2017
JW Marriott HMSDC Office
5150 Westheimer 3 Riverway, Suite 555
Houston, TX 77056 Houston, TX 77056
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. 11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

The EXPO Marketplace Preparation Seminars are designed to assist exhibitors, prime suppliers, MBEs and general attendees with information and insight into how to maximize the connections made at the two-day event. Presenters will share with attendees how to prepare before EXPO-what to do during EXPO – and how to facilitate contacts to contracts after EXPO.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Unless otherwise indicated, all events are held at the Gerge R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Coaching Corner

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
MBE Boot camp

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Power Hour Luncheon

1:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DOE Energy Summit

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Best of Class Reception sponsored by MBEs
The Ballroom at Bayou Place
560 Texas Ave. | Houston, TX 77002

*Shuttle, Valet, Meter & Garage parking are available.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Early Bird Energizer – Sponsors Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
The MarketPlace (EXPO)
*The exhibit hall will be closed for lunch

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
One to One Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Rigel Awards Luncheon

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The MarketPlace (EXPO) cond’t