Calendar of events.
8-9: Pittsburgh Regional Minority Purchasing Council presents "Teamwork 2002 -- Bringing Corporations and MBEs Together." Contact Alexander Nichols at 412-391-4423 or e-mail infor@PRMPC.org.
18: Hot Issues in Employment Law presented by Piliero, Mazza and Pargament in Tysons Corner, VA. The seminar covers recent court and agency decisions, workplace harassment, Title VII, ADA, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and wrongful discharge claims. Fee is $60. For information, call Susan Brock at 202-857-1000 or fax to 202-857-0200.
22-23: Indiana Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair in Indianapolis. Contact Terrie Gray or Donald Jones at 317-923-2110 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
23: Annual OSDBU Procurement Conference in Upper Marlboro, Md. This national conference fosters partnerships between the federal government, its prime contractors and all categories of small business. The fee is $75 until April 8, $100 thereafter. For details and to register, go to http://www.treas.gov/sba/osdbu/index.html.
23-24: Greater Los Angeles Vendor Fair and workshops. Opportunities to meet procurement officers from major local agencies. Fee is $55. For information go to www.mta.net and look up "LA Vendor Fair."
29: Office of Defense Procurement public meeting on issues related to multiple award contracts in Arlington, VA. For information contact Melissa Rider at 703-695-1098.
29-1: Army's Defense Contracting Command-Washington Regional Small Business Conference at Fort Belvoir, VA. For details and to register, go to http:// dccw.hqda.pentagon.mil/infocenter/news.htm or call 2-2-877-8455 or 703-695-0597.
29-2: Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian Trade Show in New Orleans sponsored by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. For details, go to www.ncaied.org.
30-1: Federal Acquisitions Conference 2002, sponsored by GSA and the Procurement Executives Council, in Washington. For information call 800-353-5342.
30-1: Wisconsin Supplier Development Council "Partners for Profit Trade Fair" in Green Bay, WI. Contact Floyd Rose at 608-241-5858 or e-mail email@example.com.
6-8: Virginia Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair in Richmond. Contact Rita Johnson at 804-780-2322 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
5-12: National Small Business Week in Washington sponsored by SBA. For a listing of local events, go to http://app1.sba.gov/sbw calendar/.
14-15: Federal Acquisition Conference 2002 in Dallas, sponsored by the Procurement Executives Council and the U.S. General Services Administration. Acquisition policymakers share their vision of how today's business should be conducted and their expectations of tomorrow's acquisition world. Fee is $200 for government, $550 for non-government. For information and to register, go to https:www.fac2002.com/index.asp.
15-16: Minority Supplier Council of Kansas City, MO, Business Investment Expo. Contact Jim Abbott at 816-931-9672 ext. 25 or e-mail email@example.com.
16: Pursuing Your Rights Through Federal Contract Claims presented by Piliero, Mazza and Pargament in Tysons Corner, VA. The seminar focuses on protecting your rights during contract performance while preserving your claims. Fee is $60. For information, call Susan Brook at 202-857-1000 or fax to 202-8570200.
19-22: Department of Energy Small Business Conference in Orlando, FL. DOE, its prime contractors and other federal agencies will offer workshops on contracting opportunities. For more information and to register, go to www.smallbusiness-outreach.doe.gov/annual/.
20-23: Michigan Minority Business Development Council Minority Procurement Conference in Detroit. Contact Tracy E. Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-5: Arkansas Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Minority Business Opportunity Fair in Little Rock. Call Charles King at 501-374-7026 or e-mail info@ARMSDC.org.
5-6: New York/New Jersey Minority Purchasing Council Marketing and Business Expo in Secaucus, NJ. Contact Rosa Rhoden at 212-502-5663.
5-6: Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference and Opportunity Fair in Tulsa. Contact Debra Ponder-Nelson at 405-767-9900 or e-mail email@example.com.
10-12: Northern Ohio Minority Business Council All-Ohio Trade Fair in Cleveland. Contact Stephanie McHenry-Luckey or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
11-12: Kentucky Minority Supplier Development Council Trade Show and Conference in Louisville. Contact Teri Hardman at 502-625-0147 or e-mail email@example.com.