The 2019 ADOT & DBE Small Business Transportation Expo

What is it?

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and partner agencies will be holding the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Transportation Expo on Thursday, March 14, 2019.  The event will allow attendees to learn about project opportunities, network with industry professionals and business owners and hear from transportation leaders including featured speaker ADOT Director John Halikowski. Also participating are the City of Phoenix Public Transit and Street Transportation Departments, Valley Metro and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Who Should Attend?

  • Current and prospective Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
  • Current and prospective Small Business Enterprises (SBE)
  • Current and prospective Small Business Concerns (SBC) 
  • Prime transportation contractors and consultants
  • Subcontractors and vendors that do business in the Arizona transportation industry

Why Attend?

Winning contracts requires more than qualifications; it requires networking and improving visibility. Attendees will have opportunities to build new relationships and learn of future projects at the 2019 ADOT DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo.

Participants can talk with leaders from government agencies and other hiring companies in the transportation industry, and hear about upcoming projects at ADOT, City of Phoenix Streets Transportation Department, Sky Harbor International Airport and Valley Metro. Primes can establish new DBE, SBE and SBC connections. Small businesses will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to primes and agency buyers.

Why Sponsor?

We realize there are many opportunities to sponsor events in the market. Why this one? Why now? The ADOT DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo is the only Expo style event in the Phoenix Metro organized by the public agencies of ADOT, City of Phoenix, Valley Metro, and Sky Harbor. These partners are demonstrating their commitment to the DBE & Small Business programs through this event. Sponsoring this event not only exemplifies your firm’s commitment to the partners, but the DBE & Small Business community as well.

Position your firm with multiple qualified DBE & Small Business available and willing to partner with you on future transportation projects. Sponsor the 2019 DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo to make sure you stay in touch with existing and new potential vendors and subcontractors!

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For questions regarding this event, please contact Kent Lane, DBE Supportive Services Program Manager at (602) 712-7370 / or Paula Brown at (602) 712-4897 / You may also contact Rebekah Morris, Event Planner at (480) 709-4190 or For sponsorship details, please contact Kristen Miraglia at (602) 326-4728 or