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VIEDA to Host a Free Webinar on Doing Business with the Recovery

in Partnership with the Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery

 

U. S. Virgin Islands – September 25, 2020 — The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), in partnership with the Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery, will host a free informational webinar titled, “Doing Business with the Recovery” on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 3:30 PM.

This webinar will be conducted via Zoom, a software-based platform for video and audio communications and can also be viewed LIVE through Facebook livestream at www.facebook.com/usvieda. We are inviting contractors, consultants, architects, engineers, and the small business community to register in advance for the webinar at https://www.usvieda.org/webinar-doing-business-recovery.

Upon registration, individuals will receive an email with details on how to join the webinar.

This webinar will feature the following representatives and their agencies:

• Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien, Director of the Office of Disaster Recovery

• Commissioner Anthony Thomas and Assistant Commissioner Lisa Alejandro from Property and Procurement

• Jeanine Blyden, Procurement and Contracting Manager and Antoinette Fleming, Director of the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Program

Attendees will learn how to participate in the application and solicitation process for projects utilizing federal funds, in addition to gaining valuable information on the following topics:

I. SAM Registration and Renewal
II. Bonding
III. Bidding and Procurement Pitfalls
IV. Procurement Opportunities

Moderator: Shanell Petersen, VIEDA Managing Director, Marketing & Vision 2040.

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, VIEDA Managing Director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at spetersen@usvieda.org.