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2023 DBE Round Robin with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

2023 DBE Round Robin with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

Thursday, September 7, 2023 (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM) (EDT)


2023 DBE Round Robin with the Virginia Department of Transportation

Thursday, September 7th - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Hilton Short Pump, RVA

Join ACEC Virginia, and VDOT for a day of networking and collaboration for Prime and DBE Firms. Earn 2 PDHs. See below for participating firms.

Tentative Agenda

7:30 am - Registration & Coffee
8:30 am - Opening Remarks/Panel 

Paul Kohler, Emcee 
Rene' Malone, VDOT Civil Rights/BOWD Center
Verniece Love, Deputy Director, SBSD
Dee Audet, VDOT PSPO

9:30 am - Round Robin: 1st Rotation (2 minutes between each table, 15 tables)
10:15 am - 15-minute break
10:30 am - Round Robin: 2nd Rotation (2 minutes between each table, 15 tables)
11:15 am - 15-minute break
11:30 am -  Round Robin: 3rd Rotation (2 minutes between each table, 15 tables)
12:15 pm - End Round tables
12:30 pm - Lunch Presentation - "
Partnering for Success"
                  Dee Audit, Moderater, Jena Richmond (VDOT PSPO), Mo Kim (RDA) and Francisco Klein (Klein Consulting)
2:00 pm - Event Concludes

Registration Information:

Table Registration (15 firms, up to 3 staff) - $500/table
Includes admission for up to 3 firm representatives, lunch, and logo recognition throughout the event. You must be a current ACEC/VA or ACEC/MW member to purchase a table. You will have one-on-one time with each DBE firm at your table as they rotate through the Round-Robin format. In addition, VDOT selection committee members and district office representatives will also be seated at your table. Bring plenty of business cards!

DBE Firm Registration - $125/firm  (15 firms, max of 2 staff) SOLD OUT
To be recognized as a DBE firm during this event, you must register as a DBE. As a DBE firm, you will have 7 minutes at EVERY table to describe your firm and the services you offer. Please bring plenty of business cards!

Networking Area - $100
Purchasing an individual ticket allows you access to the networking area, this type of registration does NOT guarantee participation in the round-robin. The networking area will include all exhibitors and is where attendees gather during breaks/lunch.

Exhibitor - $250
Exhibiting at the Transportation Round-Robin will allow you to share your firm's products and services with DBE firms and ACEC members. Your company logo will be displayed in the PowerPoint throughout the event. In addition, an exhibit table will be provided in the networking area. The fee includes two company representatives to attend the event and lunch. Exhibitors do not participate in the Round Robin.

Sponsorships Available:

Breakfast Sponsor            $450
Coffee Break Sponsor      $200
Lunch Sponsor                 $600

Table Sponsor Firms Participating:

  • A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. 
  • HDR
  • HNTB Corporation
  • Jacobs
  • KCI Technologies, Inc.
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Moffatt & Nichol
  • RS&H, Inc.
  • Stantec Consulting Services
  • TRC
  • VHB
  • Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
  • Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani (WBCM)
  • Woolpert Inc.
  • WSP

VDOT Members Participating

  • Alex Jarrell
  • Andrea Young
  • Beth White
  • Dee Audet
  • Emanuel Jarrell
  • Garrett Williams
  • Greta Malone
  • Jason Williams
  • Jena Richmond
  • Karen Kee
  • Kerry A. Bates, PE
  • Kim Chaney
  • Mike Davis
  • Naymond Sunkins
  • Purna Dahal
  • Queen Crittendon
  • Rajendra Shrestha
  • Rob Williams
  • Robert Vilak
  • Ron Hobson
  • Samba Secka
  • Stephanie Thomas
  • Tim Belcher
  • Marshall Eichfeld

Exhibitors Participating:

  • Advanced Infrastructure Design, Inc.
  • ATCS
  • Benchmark Benefits
  • BOWD Center
  • CADD Microsystems
  • CJGeo
  • VHB
  • Outsourced FinOps
  • SBSD
  • The Winvale Group

DBE Firm's Participating:

  • Accompong Engineering Group
  • Advanced Infrasturecure Design, Inc. 
  • AMD Engineering, LLC
  • American Geotechnical & Environmental Group
  • Astute Engineering
  • CES-Consulting, LLC
  • Dulles Geotechnical and Testing Services, Inc. 
  • Engineering and Testing Services, Inc. 
  • iCivil Inc.
  • Installation Services LLC
  • Legacy Engineering
  • Nallapaneni Consultant LLC
  • Rich Engineering, LLC
  • Spann & Associates, LLC
  • T3 Design Corporation

Hilton Short Pump
12042 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23233 United States
Event Contact
Casey Moore
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