Houston Community College (HCC) and Jacobs Program Management Co. (Jacobs) call for Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) to mark their calendars for a networking event, which will bring together potential prime contractors and SBEs interested in construction projects for HCC’s $425 million bond program. Industry experts will also be on hand providing advice to SBEs about bonding, financing, insurance, wage compliance and becoming SBE certified, among other topics. The free event and lunch takes place at theHCC West Loop Center, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
HCC begins construction on its Groundbreaker Bond Program in 2014, which includes a total of 14 projects across its six colleges. This inaugural networking event kicks off HCC’s small business engagement program, GameChanger, which has a goal of awarding 35 percent of bond construction work to SBEs.