Regional Transportation Authority Partners in 18th Annual Transportation Vendor Symposium & Business Exchange
November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015
We’re proud to participate in the 18th Annual Transportation Symposium and Business Exchange, an event that gives information to local businesses interested in becoming a transit agency vendor.
The networking and informational event is presented in collaboration with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, Pace, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Illinois Tollway Authority.
The symposium will be held on Thursday, November 12 at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive, Chicago from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The event is specifically aimed at construction companies, professional service firms, manufacturers, architects/engineers and suppliers, as these businesses may provide transit-related products. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) and veteran-owned businesses are strongly encouraged to attend in order to assure these business managers and owners understand the best way to seek transit agency business.
Transit agencies in this region spend billions of dollars annually on goods and services needed to help keep our transportation system moving. The RTA is fortunate to work with a variety of businesses every year and see this symposium as an opportunity to grow our network of vendors.
This venue will give small businesses an opportunity to learn how to better leverage their skills and services to work with transit-related agencies and understand the legally-required procurement process.
Advance registration is strongly encouraged.
For more information, email TSBE@RTAChicago.org or visit the symposium website at www.illinoistransportationsymposium.com.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
This month the RTA is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA transformed society and provided opportunities f...July 29, 2020
Do you or someone you know face transportation challenges? The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) wants to hear from you about transportation issues and...May 7, 2020
The RTA is launching a four-part webinar series in place of the Annual Planning Workshop due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The free, virtual sessions wil...April 17, 2020
We are excited to announce that the call for projects for the RTA Access to Transit Program is now open. The RTA launched the Access to Transit program in 2...March 13, 2020
Each year the RTA celebrates Women’s History Month in March to recognize the women who work at, and ride, CTA, Metra, and Pace every day. The celebration coi...March 8, 2020
We’d like to hear your thoughts about public transit! The RTA is sponsoring a system-wide customer satisfaction survey and would like your feedback about yo...March 2, 2020