The Office of Business Diversity would like to provide you information on the ODOT 2nd Annual Civil Rights Transportation Symposium in hopes you will consider participating. In addition, the Call for Nominations packet for the awards that will be presented at the Symposium being held in Columbus April 10-11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency. This two-day conference will focus on Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and will include Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) compliance and related topics such as “Small Business Bonding”, “Supplier Diversity”, “Creating Successful Partnerships”, “How to Do Business with ODOT” and more!
Eight awards will be given to recognize outstanding contributions of DBE firms, Consultants, and Prime Contractors to the ODOT DBE Program. You will find more information on the award categories in the attached document. You are welcome to forward this information to anyone you believe would be interested in nominating someone for an award. You can nominate someone for an award too, however you will not be able to vote on your nomination. Nominations, and self-nominations, will be accepted from any Ohio Certified DBE firm, Consultant, or Prime Contractor as well.
The nomination form will be available through the conference website soon.http://www.dot.state.oh.us/ODOTCivilRights/Pages/default.aspx# Please submit your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 30, 2018. Only completed nomination forms will be considered for the awards program.