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Congressman Lou Barletta, will be the Opening Speaker at the Government Contracting Showcase (Click here for Details)
Business Financing Seminar
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA), in conjunction with the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), invites you to attend a Business Financing Seminar as part of the upcoming DCED On the Road visit to Northeastern Pennsylvania. NEPA along with several “Partnership for Regional Performance” (PREP) partners, will discuss financing options available for small businesses in the seven county Northeast Region which includes Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Carbon, and Schuylkill Counties.
Jared Lucas, Director of the DCED Small Business First Division, and Steve Drizos, Director of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority, will be the feature speakers. They will present on Small Business and Tax Exempt Financing options available through DCED. Other PREP partners and guests will provide information on the following:
Small Business Development – Lisa Hall Zielinski– University of Scranton SBDC
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) invites you to attend its Government Contracting Showcase 2013 on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Best Western Genetti Inn and Suites, 1314 North Church Street, Hazle Township, PA. Sheri L. Phillips, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services, will be one of the primary speakers.
The focus of the NEPA PTAC Government Contracting Showcase 2013 is on training to:
Some educational workshop topics will include:
Attendees from last year's event commented - "This Conference was very professional and efficient."; "This Conference was relevant to me as a Contractor." and "All subject matter was covered in a very professional manner."
The event registration fee is $25 per person for NEPA members and $30 for non-members and includes lunch. A block of rooms has been set aside at the Best Western Genetti Inn and Suites under the code "NEPA Alliance." The corporate/government room rates, which expire on March 25, 2013, are $60.00 for a single, $70.00 for a double, and $90.00 for a suite (not inclusive of taxes and fees). Hotel reservations can be made by calling 570-454-2494 or 866-436-3884.
Do not miss this exciting and unique opportunity!
Deadline for registering is April 1, 2013.
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance Announces New Staff Member
Jeffrey Box, President & CEO of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, is pleased to announce that Frank Migneco has joined the staff.
Frank, a Government Procurement Specialist, will be networking with clients and providing technical, marketing and informational assistance to businesses regarding government contracting opportunities. In addition to helping these companies with their expansion or entry into contracting with federal, state, and local governments, he will be assisting in the administration of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program.
Frank resides in Carbon County with his wife, Linda, and two daughters. His background is in program design, planning, implementation, reporting, marketing, and evaluation, in addition to having significant contract and procurement management experience. Frank received his Bachelor’s Degree from Southampton College of Long Island University and Master’s Degree from Montclair State University. He previously worked for Jersey Central Power and Light, EAM Associates, and most recently Behavioral Health Associates.
For more information about the programs and services offered by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, call NEPA at 570-655-5581.
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