Charleston West Virginia Economic Development

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Statewide Veterans Business Conference and Contract Connections

The Charleston Area Alliance is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Veterans Business Conference and Contract Connections, September 3rd and 4th, 2008 at the Civic Center, Charleston, WV. The goal is to offer West Virginia’s veterans assistance in learning how to better develop business opportunities with state and federal government agencies and large prime contractors. Participating agencies include the Charleston Area Alliance, Army Corp of Engineers, Veteran’s Affairs, Defense Supply Center Columbus, NATL Acquisitions and Assistance, WVDOT, and Brickstreet Mutual Insurance Company. Any and all businesses are welcome to attend both days.

Benefits of attending the conference:
• Learn how to get connected with state & federal buyers
• Learn what products and services they need
• Connect with buyers personally in one-on-one sessions
• Better understand the processes they use to buy
• Establish new relationships and opportunities to grow

When: September 3rd and 4th, 2008
Where: Civic Center, Charleston, WV
Time: September 3rd – 8:00 am to 4:00 pmSeptember 4th – 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $35 per/day per/person – includes refreshments and lunch
Interested in purchasing a booth? Cost is $250.00 – limited amount available.

Visit for detailed information and registration or contact Sommer Straight at 304-344-2546, ext. 4 or


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