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Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit (Oct 24-25)

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The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 2017 Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit (The Summit) in Wilmington, North Carolina at the Wilmington Convention Center on October 24-25, 2017.

WHENOctober 24-25, 2017

WHERE. Wilmington Convention Center, 515 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

PURPOSE.  “The Summit” brings together over 700 representatives of the Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Fort Bragg, Marine Corps Installations East, Seymour Johnson AFB, other Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps installations, US Coast Guard, Department of Veterans Affairs, General Services Administration, other federal agencies, general and specialty contractors, designers and construction suppliers from throughout the Southeast of the United States.

ATTENDANCE. Attendance is encouraged for:

  • General and specialty contractors that work in VA, NC, SC and GA.
  • Design firms that work in VA, NC, SC and GA.
  • Construction supply firms that work in VA, NC, SC and GA
  • Companies that provide facility-support contracts in VA, NC, SC and GA.
  • Current federal contractors seeking North Carolina partners and suppliers


  • The Summit is the premier, best-established and most-recognized federal construction event in the Southeast– businesses who are already engaged or want to perform in the federal market need to be there!
  • Program and Issues Dialogues” address future projects and acquisition strategies, contractor experiences, teaming and supplier opportunities and other issues related to acquisition and execution of projects at military bases and government throughout the Southeast.  These sessions also include information on federal opportunities in environmental engineering and remediation, energy and horizontal infrastructure (including roads and intersections, water, wastewater, natural gas and other utilities)
  • Other Summit sessions address critical and timely topics, including supplier, service contract and public-private opportunities, small business programs and utilization, budget impacts, contracting processes and pre- and post-award legal issues for federal contractors
  • Summit “meet and greet” sessions allow businesses to meet one-on-one and market themselves to federal agencies that buy construction, public works, environmental and engineering services and products in VA, NC, SC and GA.
  • Summit networking and trade show activities allow businesses to market their services and products to over 700 general contractors, specialty contractors, engineers, architects and suppliers
  • In addition, pre-Summit networking opportunities on October 24 include a golf event hosted and organized by the Cape Fear Post of the Society of American Military Engineers, Energy and Environmental Roundtable and an evening Summit Social sponsored by Gregory Poole and Caterpillar at Ironclad Brewery in downtown Wilmington – a huge hit from 2011-2016!

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY.  If the need to cancel occurs, please notify NCMBC in writing to 30 days prior to the event for a full refund. Refunds will not be provided to those who cancel 30 days from the event. Refunds will not be provided for “No Shows” the day of the event.

The NC Military Business Center, the NC Community College System, and the State of North Carolina do not officially endorse events. These items are posted strictly for the information and convenience of NCMBC customers.

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