SAME Fort Worth’s 1st Annual Government Industry Day Workshop Featuring The USACE Fort Worth District – May 3-4, 2018


Join us on May 3 for our first annual two-day event to learn about opportunities to contract with government agencies including the Fort Worth District, to network with businesses serving the government, and to engage with agency representatives. The networking continues Friday, May 4, with a golf outing, which is jointly hosted with the Dallas Post.


AGENCIES (invited)
USACE Fort Worth District
USACE Tulsa District
USACE Little Rock District
USACE Galveston District
Naval Air Station JRB
Dyess Air Force Base
Veterans Affairs
various contractor’s associations

Planned AGENDA:

May 3 – UT at Arlington*
May 4 – Bear Creek Golf**

May 3 AGENDA, Learning/Networking at UTA Hereford Center, Arlington

0800 Registration/Sign Up for Government Agency Representative Matchmaking (get here early to reserve your 7-10 minute time slot!)

0900 Welcome – COL Calvin Hudson II, SAME Fort Worth Post President / USACE Fort Worth District Commander

0930 District Overview – LTC (Ret) Robert (Bob) Morris, Jr., PE, PMP / Deputy Chief, Program and Project Management Division

1000 BREAK

1030 Southwestern Division Overview – Small Business Deputies from Division and Fort Worth, Tulsa, and Little Rock Districts

1115 LUNCH

1130 Introduction of Government Representatives (Fort Worth District Branch Chiefs, Project Managers, Contracting Representatives / GSA / Dyess AFB / FAA / AAFES / VA / Naval Air Station JRB

1230 Small Business Resources (PTAC, SBA, various contractor’s associations)

1315 Local Agencies Panel (TxDOT, NTTA)


1415 Concurrent

Matchmaking with Government Agencies (day-of sign-up appointments required to meet with Fort Worth District representatives (Branch Chiefs, Project Managers, Contracting Representatives) but walk-up opportunties with local agencies, small business resources, and other particpating agencies)

Networking with Large Businesses (no sign-up appointments required; we will periodically update you via email between now and May 3 of the attending large businesses so you can prepare for your conversations)

1530 Networking Social @ J Gilligan’s Restaurant (right around the corner from Hereford Center at 400 E Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010)

May 3 Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities for sponsorship, booth (6’x30” table), and company advertising available. Specific details to follow.

Pricing/May 3
Large Business Attendee $100
Small Business Attendee $50
Young (<39) Attendee $35
Government Free
Pricing/May 4 Golf
Separate Pricing and Sponsorship Opportunities

Please note, full refunds are only available up to 7 days before the event. After 25 April 2018, no refunds will be given.

For any questions please visit, email or contact Sarah Cole, / 972 656 4773.


*University of Texas at Arlington’s E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. 1st Street, Arlington 76010
**Bear Creek Golf Club, 3500 Bear Creek Court, Dallas 75261

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