Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Deadline Extended For Cookeville Business Event

The deadline to register for the Business Matchmaking event in Cookeville next month has been extended.  The event is being hosted by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s Business Enterprise Resource Office and GE Aviation.  Those interested in participating now have until October 31st to register. Tennessee Business Matchmaking: An Aerospace Procurement Symposium will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 9,  on the campus of Tennessee Tech. Organizers say the event will enable Tennessee’s small, minority- and women-owned businesses to learn about existing and upcoming procurement opportunities with public and private entities in the aerospace industry including GE and their Tier 1 suppliers. More than 75 small, woman- and minority-owned businesses, 15 buyers and several exhibitors are expected to be in attendance.