CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz, is hosting an Airport Rental Car (RAC) Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30.
The CDA is joining with nearly 40 other airports nationwide in an effort to expand contracting opportunities for businesses owned by veterans, women, minorities and disadvantaged persons to provide goods and services to rental car companies at O’Hare and Midway International Airports.
The free outreach and networking session is designed to inform qualified businesses of opportunities at Chicago’s Airports with on-airport rental car companies and to provide a platform to introduce your business to key decision makers. Registration is now open; space is limited, so sign up today!
The event will provide an overview of how to do business with On-Airport Car Rental Companies with the following sessions:
o To learn about opportunities for Disadvantaged-, Minority-, and Women-Owned Businesses
o Opportunity to network and connect with future business partners
o SPECIAL EDITION: “How to Become Certified” workshop
Who Should Attend?
Business professionals, Suppliers and Skilled-Trades Professionals interested in providing the following: Insurance, chemicals, lubricants, gasoline, auto parts, environmental services, promotional products, marketing, advertising, auto body repair and painting, key cutting equipment and materials, maintenance products, janitorial supplies, professional services, maintenance and custodial services.
Where: Multimodal Facility at O’Hare International Airport, 10255 W. Zemke Blvd., Chicago, IL 60666. Parking will be available at Economy Lot F, located on floors 4 & 5 of the building. Validation for event parking can be requested at on-site event registration.
Pre-registration is required for this no cost opportunity. Register on line at http://www.flychicago.com/CDA-RACS-2019.
With airport modernization programs underway at both O’Hare and Midway, the CDA anticipates tens of thousands of jobs and contracting opportunities will be created over the next decade. As these programs prepare O’Hare and Midway to take off, they will create new opportunities for small, diverse and local businesses representing Chicago’s 77 community areas to partner with the CDA.
To receive more information about community events and bidding opportunities, please visit www.flychicago.com.
Source: Chicago Department of Aviation