April 5th Construction Consortium

9:00AM - 11:30AM


Procurement Opportunities & Liability Insurance

Meet procurement leaders and hear upcoming projects from Ernest Bock & Sons, The Port of Philadelphia & The School District of Philadelphia. Ernest Bock & Sons is a family owned, full-service construction management and general contracting firm with expertise in the management and construction of schools, airports, healthcare, municipal, residential, entertainment, restaurants and mixed used developments. Upcoming projects include: 2 schools and a 10 story, 29-unit, luxury residence.

The Port of Philadelphia is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged with the management, maintenance, marketing, and strategic planning of port facilities along the Delaware River in PA and throughout the port district. PhilaPort cargoes and the activities they generate are responsible for thousands of direct and indirect jobs in the Philadelphia area and throughout Pennsylvania.

The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Minority and Small Business Development is committed to promoting equal opportunity in SDP’s business relationships by dismantling the existing barriers for Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises. Attend to learn SDP’s process and requirements for placement on their pre-qualified contractors list in order to bid on their opportunities.

Univest—a regional banking, investment & insurance company—will present on how to mitigate risk and protect your assets through a comprehensive insurance and risk management program.

Featured Speakers:

  • Ernest Bock & Sons - Heather Cahill, Vice President, Chief Estimator
  • The Port of Philadelphia – Kate Bailey, Director of Procurement
  • The School District of Philadelphia – Tiffany Johnston, Director, Office of Minority and Small Business Development
  • Univest Insurance LLC - Kenneth T. Rush, Business Risk Consultant

Attend to network and market your business to contract providers and other firms.

M/W/DBE firms are encouraged to attend.

By attending this event, you are consenting to appearing in electronic audiovisual recordings.



April 05


9:00AM - 11:30AM

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