So often governmental agencies hear from businesses that they want more information on how they can be informed of business opportunities and successfully compete for government contracts.
A "reverse" trade show will provide the opportunity for businesses to meet face-to-face with officials from several governmental agencies across Southwest Florida to ask questions and obtain important information.
The second annual Reverse Trade Show will be held March 9 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Building U at Edison State College.
There will also be panel discussions addressing best practices to adopt to increase their likelihood of success.
Along with Lee County Public Schools, other agencies scheduled to participate include, but are not limited to:
* City of Fort Myers
Reverse Trade Show
March 9 from
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Building U at
Edison State College
* Charlotte County Board of Commissioners
* City of Naples
* City of Punta Gorda
* Lee County Court Administration
* Lee County Port Authority
* Lee County Health Department
* State Attorney's Office, 20th Circuit
The event is sponsored by the Gulf Coast Association of Governmental Purchasing Officers and provides a one-stop experience to learn each agency's process to register, solicit bids and award contracts.