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The Department of General Services Welcomes Women-Owned Businesses to Networking Event

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Department of General Services Welcomes Women-Owned Businesses to Networking Event

DGS logo graphicFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2013
CONTACT: Kenneth Diggs (DGS) 202.580.9361; kenneth.diggs@dc.gov

(Washington D.C.) - The Department of General Services (DGS) is reaching out to women contractors and subcontractors in the District of Columbia to help them learn more about contracting opportunities with DGS. More than 100 business leaders have confirmed their participation in the networking and outreach event tomorrow, "Exploring Contracting Opportunities for Women-Owned Businesses," at DGS Headquarters.

The outreach initiative will be held at the Reeves Center Community Room, 2000 14th Street, NW from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Lisa Anders, Vice President of Business Development with McKissack & McKissack, will be the keynote speaker.

Ms. Anders and DGS women in leadership positions will share their insight and experiences in construction and other service industries. Event participants will also have the chance to network with DGS leadership and key staff and learn about upcoming contracting opportunities.

For more information on the Department of General Services, please visit www.dgs.dc.gov.

THE DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES:
The mission of the Department of General Services (DGS) is to elevate the quality of life for the District with superior construction, first-rate maintenance and expert real estate management. By building and maintaining safe and green state-of-the-art facilities which foster economic growth and elevate educational environments, our trusted and skillful employees create modern and vibrant communities across all of the District of Columbia.

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