Friday, March 7

SU Ag Center Announces Deadline to Register for Annual Procurement Conference

Exhibitor registration form

Participant Registration Form
BATON ROUGE, LA - The 10th Annual Procurement “CONNECTING BUSINESSES TO CONTRACTS CONFERENCE” will take place at Southern University Smith Brown Memorial Union, April 16, 2014 on the Baton Rouge campus.  The goal of the conference is to stimulate the economy by aligning existing and potential business owners, small contractors, non-profit organizations, and others with contracting officers, and purchasing agents, as well as providing an outlet to network and exchange information and ideas.

Exhibitors are required to pre-register by April 9 and participants by April 11, 2014. Registration forms are  available online at Also, you can click on this link to download exhibitor form or here for participant registration form in PDF format.

Expected presenters and exhibitors to represent their companies include: Entergy, Inc., Regions Bank, Liberty Bank and Trust Company, SBA Surety Bond Brokers, South East Procurement Technical Assistant Center, USDA Rural Business Development, (Federal & State) Office of State Purchasing, Baton Rouge City Purchasing Department, LSU Purchasing Department, Southern University Purchasing Department, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, Louisiana State Contractor Licensing Board, Louisiana Housing Finance Agency, The Shaw Group, Capital One Bank, Louisiana Department of Labor, Louisiana Department of Economic Development.
Other potential exhibitors include: United States Department of Commerce, Secretary of State’s Office, and Louisiana Department of Workers’ Compensation, Department of Veterans Affairs, FEMA, DoE, Bureau of Prisons, GSA, Minerals Management Service, U. S. Coast Guard, Louisiana National Guard, Dept. of Navy, and Shaw Industries.
For more information, contact Gloria London, Director, Center for Rural and Small Business Development, or Eual Hall, Business Development Specialist, at (225) 771-4107 or 4105.

Bridget Udoh
(225) 771-5714

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