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Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC)

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont

Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC)

Empire State Plaza Convention Center,
279 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12242

U.S. DOT Northeast SBTRC Presents:


BIL Small Business

Contracting Symposium

Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, NY 12242
May 17, 2023, 8AM - 4PM EST

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Honored Guest, U.S. Secretary of

Transportation, Pete Buttigieg invited.

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Join more than 400 business owners, exhibitors, prime contractors, stakeholders and government agencies for a full-day of informative panel discussions and networking opportunities.

Prime contractors and government agencies are searching for new talent and vendors for upcoming projects. This is your time to showcase your unique skills and services.

This is the must-attend event of the year for anyone who wants to learn more about BIL and take advantage of the lucrative contract opportunities.

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Who Should Attend

This event is designed for businesses that provide services to the infrastructure transportation industry. Small and medium-sized enterprises, prime contractors, subcontractors, and consultants will benefit from attending. Whether you are new to the transportation industry or an experienced professional, this event is a must-attend for anyone looking to stay up-to-date with the latest information and connect in person with indstury leaders and decision makers.

Who should attend

Connections Marketplace

Reserve a table and expand your network

We invite you to get a table for your organization and become an exhibitor. This is your chance to showcase your business, share projects you’re working on and potentially identify your next partner. Our exhibit hall is designed to provide maximum exposure for your organization and you will have ample space for displays, demos, and networking.

Our goal is to create powerful business partnerships. Get ready to meet and connect with a diverse range of small businesses across SBTRC’s seven regions.

BIL Projects: NE SBTRC Region

$8.1 Billion New York + $470 Million for Clean Water

$3 Billion Massachusetts + $189 Million for Clean Water

$2 Billion Connecticut + $76 Million for Clean Water

$885 Million Rhode Island + $66 Million for Clean Water

$823 Million Maine + $68 Million for Clean Water

$700 Million Vermont + $63 Million for Clean Water

$600 Million New Hampshire + $70 Million for Clean Water

About Us

The mission of the SBTRC is to provide technical assistance services to the small and disadvantaged communities to increase the number of small businesses that are prepared to compete for and enter into transportation-related contracts.

The Northeast SBTRC office serves: Connecticut | Massachusetts | Maine | New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island | Vermont

In collaboration with:

About Collaborators and Partners


LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC), located in Long Island City, Queens, educates thousands of New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all U.S. college students study.


Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education.


Small Business Transportation Resource Centers

OSDBU enters into successful partnerships with non-profit organizations such as, chambers of commerce, trade associations, educational institutions and business-centered community-based organizations to operate the Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRCs). The SBTRCs work closely with state and local transportation agencies located in their jurisdictions. They also assist firms that are interested in doing business with US DOT directly or with state, or local agencies receiving DOT funding.

U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration helps power the American dream of business ownership. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit

MBDA Manhattan Center

The Manhattan Minority Business Development Agency’s Office of Business Development is an agency of the U.S.  Department of Commerce that promotes the growth of minority-owned businesses through the mobilization and advancement of public and private sector programs, advocacy, and direct procurement services. The MBDA Center on Wall Street is operated  under a cooperative agreement by The Business Outreach Center Network Inc (BOC Network), a non profit organization located in Brooklyn serving small businesses across our region for over 3 decades. We connect minority owned firms generating $1 million in annual revenue (or poised to do so) to: procurement in our local, state and global markets, facilitate access to business intelligence, provide certification assistance, assist with access to capital, and connect them with other Federal programs.

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Contact Us

If you have questions about Advancing Equitable Infrastructure Opportunities, we can help you. Please complete the form below or give us a call and a member of our team will be in touch to answer your questions. You can reach us at (718) 482-5941.