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16TH ANNUAL MWDBE CONFERENCE COMES TO RIVERS CASINO ON MARCH 2

Feb 28, 2017, 10:53 AM
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16TH ANNUAL MWDBE CONFERENCE COMES TO RIVERS CASINO ON MARCH 2

  

PITTSBURGH – Feb. 28, 2017 The 16th Annual MWDBE Conference, hosted by the MWDBE Governmental Committee, provides minority and women owned businesses, as well as disadvantaged business enterprises with direct access to governmental, educational and industry representatives to increase economic opportunities for MWDBE throughout Pittsburgh.

With 40 exhibitors representing local, state government; colleges and universities; government authorities and agencies; as well as private businesses, the 16th Annual MWDBE Conference provides access for MWDBE to market their businesses to a diverse range of organizations. MWDBE’s will have the opportunity to learn about new bidding opportunities, how to do business with government agencies and network to establish new business opportunities.

“We are excited to participate in this important conference that helps MWDBE learn how to be a successful contractor in the gaming industry, as well as other governmental and industry sectors,” said Craig Clark, general manager of Rivers Casino. “It’s through the support of programs like this conference that help ensure the economic further of our great city.”

Attendees at this year’s conference will have the opportunity to learn best practices from some of the region’s top executives. Presenters include Jennifer Olzinger, assistant director, procurement manager for City of Pittsburgh; Mark Masterson, executive director, Northside Community Development Fund; Francine Cameron, president & CEO of Cameron Professional Services Group, LLC; and Suzanne Thomas, procurement officer for ALCOSAN.

“This is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to market their businesses to government purchasing agents and other agencies in Pittsburgh,” said Duvall Aiken, chair MWDBE Governmental Committee. “We have a great program this year thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors.”

For more information about Rivers Casino, visit RiversCasino.com.

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 92 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $631 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Garrett Allen
For Rivers Casino
268-932-8760 x 303
garrett@hornercom.com