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Join Congressman Adam Smith, Sound Transit, the Minority Business Development Agency, and the Northwest Small Business Transportation Resource Center 

Hear from experts on topics: 

  • Financial and tax impacts on small/emerging businesses
  • Access to capital and bonding
  • Working with traditional and non-traditional lenders to obtainworking capital

In addition, we will discuss the impact of current tax cuts and job acts on small businesses.


August 22, 2018 09:00 AM

Congressman Adam Smith invites you to attend his upcoming Procurement Workshop. Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to learn best practices when contracting with the federal government. 


  • 9:00am-9:45am|“Government Contracting Essentials”- WA State Procurement and Technical Center (PTAC)~ Program Director~ Tiffany Scroggs 
  • 9:45am-10:00am | Break
  • 10:00 am- 11:00am | Local Procurement Agencies:
  • City of Seattle, City Contract Compliance Manager  ~Miguel Beltran
  • City of Seattle, Procurement Strategic Advisor ~David Stubblefield
  • Washington State Department of Transportation Office of Equal Opportunity~ Oscar Cerda
  • Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) ~ Servando Patlan
  • University of Washington, Procurement Manager ~ Claudia Christensen C.P.M
  • 11:00 am- 11:10am | Welcome By Congressman Adam Smith
  • 11:10am-12:10pm| Federal Procurement Agencies
  • General Services Administration (GSA)~Kenyon Taylor
  • US Army Corps of Engineers (USCOE) ~ Scotty Britt
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Business Opportunity Specialist ~ Ranvir “Ana” Singh
  • Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Keyport- David Walz

12:10- 1:30pm| Networking Lunch


Town Hall

August 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Join Congressman Smith for a Town Hall

When: Saturday, August 18th from 11:00am-12:00pm

Where: Garfield Community Center, 2323 East Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122


Northbound on I-5:

Take exit 164A for Dearborn St toward James St/Madison St

0.4 mi - Keep left to continue toward James St

0.6 mi - Keep right, follow signs for James St

0.2 mi - Drive to E Cherry St

1.2 mi - Destination will be on your right.

Westbound on I-90 :

Take exit 3B for Rainier Ave S N

0.3 mi - Merge onto Rainier Ave S

0.1 mi - Turn right onto S Charles St

262 ft - At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on S Charles St

0.1 mi - Turn left onto 20th Ave S

0.3 mi - Turn right onto S Jackson St

0.2 mi - Turn left onto 23rd Ave S

0.6 mi - Turn right onto E Cherry St

69 ft - Destination will be on the right.

Transit: Metro buses 48 and 3 will all take you within 0.2 miles of Garfield Community Center. You can call METRO (206-553-3000) or check the METRO website’s Trip Planner for bus route schedules and times.

Parking: There is a parking lot but space is limited. There is street parking as well.

***Translation services: If you need translation services at this town hall, please contact Congressman Smith's District Office at (425)793-5180 or email lyndall.bervar@mail.house.gov. Please give the office as much advanced notice as possible, and we will do all we can to provide translation services.

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