Alameda County Public Works Agency (ACPWA), in partnership with General Services Agency (GSA), presented a series of 4 Saturday workshops for their (Fifth) Annual Contractor's Academy.
Led by Instructor Ed Duarte, CEO of Aztec Consultants, the free workshops are an opportunity to learn the unique challenges of bidding and successfully completing public works contracts in California.
Small / local / minority and woman-owned businesses were encouraged to attend but the program is open to local businesses.
Lorena Arroyo, Business Outreach Consultant for L. Luster & Associates, organized the Annual Contractor's Academy for the Alameda County Public Works Agency.
SESSION 1: ESTIMATING AND BIDDING PART 1
SESSION 2: ESTIMATING AND BIDDING PART 2
SESSION 3: PROJECT AWARD / STARTUP & CONTRACT ADMIN
SESSION 4: MEET THE REPS - PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTING STAFF
Scott Leary, executive director of the Bay Area Builders Exchange, presented an Online Plan Service demonstration for attendees during the second session of Estimating and Bidding - Part 2.
"Ed Duarte has spent a career successfully contracting in public works and the wisdom he shares with the Contractor's Academy is truly invaluable", said Scott Leary.
Leary recommends if you missed the Academy this year or wish to refer a colleague who might benefit, please contact Lorena Arroyo or email Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lorena Arroyo, Business Outreach Consultant with L. Luster & Associates, can be reached at email@example.com. Tel.: 510-670-5521.