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Southern Colorado Construction Networking Forum

Wed 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting


Come to the premier networking event for small business contractors in Colorado Springs! Meet up with in local government agencies, prime contractors, and industry peers for a look at what's planned for the upcoming construction season. You'll get project forecasts, learn about best practices of successful subcontractors, and network with engineers and estimators who are looking for local-area small and disadvantaged businesses. The best's FREE!


8:30 am - 9:00 am  Reception/Networking/Breakfast 
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome & Introductions
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Overview of Construction Opportunities in Southern CO
10:30 am - 11:00 am Panel Discussion: Keys to Being a Successful Subcontractor

Join our discussion with our panel of subject matter experts to learn more about the requirements
for federal and local contracting with Colorado Department of Transportation. This panel will host
both successful prime contractors and successful sub contractors to discuss the selection process.

Moderator: Steve Leisenring, Deputy Director, Colorado PTAC


   - Colorado Springs Utilities
   - US Army Corps of Engineers
   - Colorado Department of Transportation
   - Kraemer North America
   - Wildcat Construction
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Networking/Meet the Primes

Agencies include: 

  • Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • El Paso County
  • Mountain Metro Transit
  • US Army Corps of Engineers

Prime Contractors include: 

  • GH Phipps
  • Graham Contracting
  • Kiewit
  • Kraemer North America
  • Lawrence Construction
  • Wildcat Construction

Exhibitors include: 

   - (paid sponsor)
   - Employer Resources of Colorado (paid sponsor)
   - Precision Insurance Services, Inc. (paid sponsor)
   - Colorado Department of Transportation
   - City Springs Utilities
   - Kraemer North America
   - Graham Contracting
   - Wildcat Construction
   - Lawrence Construction
   - Kiewit
   - Connect2Dot
   - Pikes Peak SBDC
   - Colorado PTAC


Hosted by:


In partnership with:

Additional Info:

  • Please contact Colorado PTAC at (719) 667-3845 for questions! 
  • Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Aikta Marcoulier, SBDC Executive Director at 719.667.3821 or email  


Fee: No Cost

Phone: 719-667-3803


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