PWC Building Business Rally Planned for April 6

Local Businesses Invited to Network and Learn about Bidding Opportunities

For Immediate Release:  Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission will host its second Building Business Rally on Thursday, April 6, 2017. PWC invites local vendors to network and meet representatives of PWC departments to learn about their supply, equipment and service needs.  The event is part of the PWC Board’s strategic initiatives to improve local vendor capacity and engagement including engaging those that want to do business with PWC.

“The PWC Commissioners are keenly motivated to build local business capacity,”  said Evelyn Shaw, PWC Chairwomen.  “We consider it a privilege and an obligation to do business with rate-payers who deserve a chance to build the economic infrastructure our local community needs. As a hometown utility, our hometown businesses are critical to partner success.”

In addition to PWC, purchasing representatives from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, the Cumberland County Schools, NC Department of Transportation, NC Department of Administration, the  Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and other local agencies will also participate.

The Building Business Rally is a drop-in event and will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm at the PWC Operations Center, 955 Old Wilmington Rd in Fayetteville.   Admission is free and open to local businesses – suppliers, professional service providers and prime & sub-contractors of all sizes.    PWC’s Procurement Department  & other local governmental purchasing agencies will provide vendors additional information about the purchasing process.

For additional information, visit faypwc2.wpengine.com/purchasing or call 910-223-4337.