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How to do Business with the Port Authority of NY/NJ

Event date: 
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Liberty Hall Corporate Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

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How to do Business with the Port Authority of NY & NJ

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is responsible for infrastructure critical to the region's trade and transportation network.

These facilities include America's busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.

All of this is made possible by thousands of minority, women-owned, and small-business enterprise vendors in a broad range of industries.

Learn how you can join this savvy group of contractors.

Introduction to New Jersey Air Services Development Office (NJASDO)

 NJ ASDO matches the purchasing needs of aviation industry buyers with the expertise of businesses surrounding Newark Liberty International and Teterboro airports. The result is hundreds of millions of dollars in new business generated into the surrounding New Jersey communities since 1988.

What you Need to Know about Government Contracting

Monitoring and responding to solicitations, processing paperwork, writing proposals, pricing your services/products - government contracting can be overwhelming, no matter the agency. 

This highly interactive session will help you make sense of what's really important and how to keep on track. Bring your questions and share your experiences - you'll come away better prepared.

Learn From the Experts

Larry Waxman
Manager, Technology & Operational Procurement Services Division, Port Authority NY & NJ

Larry's Division consists of 9 buyers and group managers who are responsible for procuring a wide range of labor intensive, technology acquisitions, revenue generating and service contracts. Larry is a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and has received certification as a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB).

Helene Gibbs
Program Manager, New Jersey Air Services Development Office (NJASDO)

NJASDO, funded by the Port Authority of NY & NJ, matches the talent and resources of area businesses with the purchasing opportunities of aviation industry buyers through a system of referrals. Helene’s leadership of this organization has resulted in over $860 million in contract awards to businesses in Union, Essex, Hudson and Bergen counties.

Helene brings a solid background in the aviation industry, having worked at Eastern Airlines at both Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports and KLM, where she was involved in the development of a global distribution system for the travel and tourism industry.

Maryann Williams
Director, UCEDC PTAC

Maryann brings over 30 years of government contracting experience to her position as director of UCEDC’s PTAC program.  She brings a unique perspective to the job as she’s held positions on both sides of the table – helping businesses to obtain government contracts as well as overseeing the government contract process for a manufacturing concern in New Jersey.   

Following an 18-year tenure as a senior contracting official for Greenbrier Industries in Englewood Cliffs, Maryann served as director of the Rockland County PTAC for 13 years. She joined UCEDC in 2007, and under her direction, the PTAC program was awarded the 2010 “Outstanding Center Award” by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).

 For more information contact Rogers Ramsey at /908-527-1166

Refreshments made possible through the support of

 TD Bank



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