State Contracting with Veteran Owned Businesses Public Forum

The General Services Chief Procurement Office is hosting a Public Forum on State Contracting with Veteran Owned Businesses to be held on July 22, 2015 from 1:30p-3:00p.  Individuals may participate in person in Chicago or Springfield, or by phone conference bridge.

Below is the scheduled agenda for the event. 


Chief Procurement Officers for the State of Illinois Progress Review: State Contracting with Veteran Owned Businesses July 22, 2015 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Stratton Office Building, 401 South Spring, Room 349C, Springfield, Illinois

James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Room 14-612, Chicago, Illinois

Phone 1.888.494.4032

Access Code 895 083 2216

1. Introduction the Chief Procurement Officers

2. Review Forum Objectives and Agenda, Summarize Past Constituent Concerns, and Review Current Progress Towards the 3% Contracting Goal

Chief Procurement Office

3. Review Legislative Initiatives

State Representative Linda Chapa LaVia

Chairperson, House Veterans’ Affair Committee

4. Overview of the Veterans Business Program and Review Progress in Certification

Department of Central Management Services

5. Overview of Assistance for Veteran-Owned Businesses and Review Progress of Outreach

Department of Veterans Affairs

6. Public Input on Past Concerns, Other Concerns , State Efforts, and Other Efforts

Veterans Organizations, Veteran-Owned and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses, General Public

7. Closing Remarks

Chief Procurement Office

Want to stay up to date with your Senator?

Sign up for the District E-Newsletter below: