Press Release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
1 Aviation Circle - Washington, DC 20001-6000 - (703) 417-8370 - Fax: (703) 417-8371

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Airports Authority Hosts Business Opportunity Seminar

Seminar Set for Business Opportunities at
Washington Airports

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold its Annual Business Opportunity Seminar for Local Disadvantaged Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses on Wednesday, November 3, 2004. The Airports Authority operates Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports.

The Seminar will be held from 1-5:30 pm at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located at 2660 Woodley Road, in Northwest Washington, DC. Attendees may register between 12-1 pm.

The Seminar will provide information on upcoming contracting opportunities in the provision of construction as well as goods and services for the Airports. In addition to information about contracting directly with the Airports Authority, representatives from prime contractors will be available to provide information about their companies and how a contractor may qualify for business opportunities with their firms. Airports Authority Purchasing Representatives will also be available to discuss ongoing contract opportunities with the Airports Authority for suppliers, vendors and service-related companies. An Exhibit Hall will be featured at the Seminar.

The program will include information sessions on a 12-18 month forecast of construction, goods and services and concession opportunities coming up at both Airports with emphasis on the Dulles expansion program over the next several years.

To register for this free Seminar, please log on to the Authority's website or you may register on-site at the hotel.