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february, 2020

11feb9:00 am2:00 pmNorfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority - Norfolk, VARegion:Hampton Roads - Eastern ShoreEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services,Certification,procurement

Event Details

Learn how you can do business with Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, the City of Norfolk, Urban Strategies and more.

Through this event, you’ll learn how to make connections with businesses and individuals, as well as hear about all of the contract opportunities currently available.  A networking lunch will also be included.

Morning Session:

9:00     Opening

9:10     SWaM Certification Process

Angela Barber, Business Service Manager Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

10:00    Financing Your Project

Karen T. White, DSL, Regional Lending Manager, Virginia Small Business Financing Authority-VSBFA

10:50    Contract Insurance Requirements and Bonds

Charlene Reynolds, CEO, Creative Insurance Concept, Inc.             Naomi Cook, Agent

11:40 Working Lunch (Provided)

Afternoon Session:

12:10    City of Norfolk Contract Opportunities; How to do Business with the City

Michael Bevis, JD, Chief Procurement Officer
Krystyna Owen, Purchasing Agent

1:00     NRHA Contract Opportunities; How to do Business with NRHA

Kathy Melton, Administrative Services Director
Steve Morales, Neighborhoods Projects Director
Michael Clark, Director of Development Operations
Russell Carlock, Senior Architect

This event is free, but participants must register at:




(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Eastern


Oakmont North Family Investment Center

7241 Oakmont Drive

101 N. 14th Street, 11th Floor Richmond, VA 23219
1(804) 786-6585