Tacoma Construction and Design Entrepreneurs (CDE)
When: January 15, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where: NEW LOCATION Double Tree –
16500 Southcenter Pkwy
Tukwila, WA 98188
Objective: The Construction & Design Entrepreneurs meeting is held the third Friday of each month.
The City of Tacoma will host this event on even months (February, April, June, August, October, December) and the City of Seattle will host on odd months (January, March, May, July, September, November). is meeting is oriented towards upcoming projects and opportunities for businesses in those bids, but every business type is welcome to attend. is meeting brings minority-owned, woman-owned and emerging small business owners together with experts and leaders in business, government and other areas vital to business.
Attendees of the meeting share common issues and learn about business trends, opportunities and resources. It is a great opportunity to network and establish relationships with other business owners.
Each month we have speakers on the agenda to discuss and present local construction projects and give updates on issues related to the community. is event is free and open to the public. Opportunities from Proposed Attendees in the Millions
Agencies: City of Seattle, Port of Seattle, Sound Transit, King County, City of Tacoma, Port of Tacoma, Pierce County, OMWBE (Just to name a few)
Primes: Skanska, Howard S. Wright-Balfour Beatty, Ho man, Turner, Mackenzie, Absher… Certification: DBE, 8A, SCS, VOSB, ANC…
Agenda: 7:30 – 7:50 am Meeting begins –
Objectives and format 7:50 – 8:20 am Six second introductions and pre-approved money announcements
8:20 – 8:25 am Safety Moment 8:25 – 8:30 am Sustainability Moment 8:30 – 8:50 am Guest speaker – Absher and Point Ruston
8:50 – 8:55 am Sponsor Moment
8:55 – 9:00 am Summary and adjourn
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