2013 PROCON
PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE
2013 PROCON PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE

EVENT DETAILS

When & Where:

Thursday, September 12, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel,
1717 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim CA 92802

Fees:

Free for ABAOC members
Non-members $10
At the door $20
Exhibitors $100 per table

 

 

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Trade expo where corporate buyers and small business owners showcase their products and services.
Where procurement and economic development managers meet with small minority business to promote community diversity.
Business opportunities for small business enterprises through Business Matchmaking.

 


 
 
Click to view ABAOC-PROCON Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel Discount Rate and Disneyland Park Discount Tickets

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Domestic

PROCON is an exciting, educational and purposeful event that links small business owners with state and local government officials and corporate sponsors to drive economic development.

Meet potential new customers, renew relationships, become a valued vendor, learn more about supplier diversity and certification and propel your business!

Trade Expo

Network and share information with Corporate buyers, Governmental Agencies and local business owners.

Workshop Panels

Corporate and Government sourcing and procurement managers discuss the opportunities and application processes for small businesses. Understand global markets from Export and Government specialists.

Business Opportunities

Our ABAOC Business Matchmaking Workshop graduates will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with company representatives from Fortune 500 corporations and Government Agency procurement to jump-start their contracting process.
 

 
 

Save the Date!

Asian Business Association of Orange County
Presents the 14th Annual PROCON Small Business Event for
Networking and Small Business Expo.

 

PROCON MISSION

To provide ABAOC Members and Community Supporters a greater opportunity to build a stronger and wider networking environment together with the major corporations and government agencies contracting facilities. International companies and foreign government’s trade representatives are also encouraged to participate, giving the public the venue of entrepreneurial global business resources for sustainability in our economic times.

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

ATTENDEES

Business owners, buyers, vendors, suppliers, Exporters, Importers and Certified MBE/WBE/DVBEs who are seeking successful business opportunities in the US and Asian Global markets.

 

EXHIBITORS

PROCON’s Trade Expo provides an excellent opportunity for government purchasing managers and major corporation representatives to network with Orange County businesses. Business Owners who seek growth and expansion are invited to exhibit as well.

 

 

SPEAKERS


Wing Lam

Bill Imada

Youngsong Martin

 

 

AGENDA

EXHIBITORS REGISTRATION

7:00AM – 8:00AM      Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:00AM – 8:00AM      Set-up for Exhibitors
 

ATTENDEES REGISTRATION

7:00AM – 8:00AM      Registration for Attendees
 

EVENT PROGRAM

9:00 – 9:30am

Troy High School NJROTC
- Color Guard

Joanna Pearl
- American National Anthem

Iris McCammon, ABAOC President
- Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of the ABAOC Board

Gloria Rull, 2013 Procon Chairwoman
- Introduction and Recognition of Procon Committee

JP Perfili, Regional Manager, U.S. Bank
- Keynote Speaker

Barbara Davis, Founder and Principal, RQX Global Training & Consulting LLC
- Special “Wow Factor” Speaker

Maria Dumatol
- Emcee/Facilitator
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10:30 – 11:30am – “Winning Contract Strategies”

Joe Alderete
Supplier Diversity Manager, Southern California Edison

Dawn Gilbert
Supplier Diversity Manager, Verizon

John Arena
Business Outreach Program Manager, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Paul Smith
Business Development Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration

Ana Gonzalez
Assistant Vice President, Community Affairs, U.S. Bank

Leila Mozzafari – Facilitator
Director, Orange County Small Business Development Center
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12:30 – 1:30pm – “Success Stories”

Bill Imada
Chairman and Chief Collaboration Officer, IW Group, Inc.

Wing Lam Lee
Co-owner, Wahoo’s Fish Taco

Youngsong Martin
President and Founder, Wildflower Linen, Inc.

Virginia Gomez
President, Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council

Rachel Baranick
Deputy Director, Santa Ana, Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration

Tom Nguyen – Facilitator
Senior Partner and Co-founder, WinCorp Solutions and ABAOC Board Member

 
 

CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS

  1. American Airlines
  2. APR Consulting, Inc.
  3. Asian Community Development (ACD)
  4. Badali Design Communications
  5. Caltrans, District 7
  6. Cece Reed Photography
  7. Community Partnering Organizations
  8. County of Orange
  9. Covered California & Asian Community Development
  10. Department of General Services (DGS)
  11. Disneyland Resort
  12. EARL Security Inc.
  13. Ignite Payments – First Data Partner
  14. Javita Coffee
  15. Joanna Pearl
  16. KDC Technologies
  17. Los Angeles World Airports
  18. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  19. New York Life
  20. Northrop Grumman
  21. Orange County Transit Authority (OCTA)
  22. Pacific Premier Bank
  23. Port of Los Angeles
  24. RQX Global Training & Consulting LLC
  25. SCORE
  26. Sees Candies
  27. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  28. Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  29. Southern California Edison (SCE)
  30. Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Utility (SCGC)
  31. Southern California Minority Suppler Diversity Center (SCMSDC)
  32. Strategonomics Global Network
  33. Symphony Signs
  34. The Bar Pages
  35. TriNet
  36. Union Bank
  37. US Bank
  38. Verizon
  39. Wells Fargo Bank
  40. Zones, Inc.

 

 

REGISTER TODAY

Call: Ron Zeilinger at 949-222-2291
Email: officemanager@abaoc.org