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Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Holds 11th Annual Business Opportunities Workshop

October 1, 2016

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will host a free Business Opportunities Workshop to provide an overview of Small & Disadvantaged Business (S/DBE) Programs, and show how to navigate opportunities in Baton Rouge. Attendees will learn what it takes to become DBE certified, and get information on upcoming projects at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR).

When:October 12th, 2016

Where: Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge

Time: Registration is between 7:30 am - 8:30 am, and the workshop is from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Lunch will be provided for attendees. Program highlights include:

  • Learn about opportunities for your firm.
  • Understand the requirements of the Airport's DBE and SBE programs.
  • Prepare your firm to apply for opportunities at the Airport.
  • Network with other firms interested in working for the Airport.
  • Structured Meet and Greet to facilitate communication between S/DBE and Prime firms and Resource Agencies
  • Find out what services are available to support and grow your business.

Register for free at, or email Josh Anderson, DBE Liaison Officer, with any questions at: jjanderson@brgov.comThe major, network airlines serving BTR provide nonstop flights to four of the largest hub airports in the country, and single connection service to over 700 airport destinations worldwide. As a major employer and economic engine for the Baton Rouge area, BTR is invested in and committed to the growth and development of our region, and whey you fly BTR, you are too!

Contact: Jim Caldwell

Air Service Development, Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport