US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website

2021 Virtual Industry Day 

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. CST

The event is open to all businesses, both small and large, interested in working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Rock Island District. Morning briefings from Rock Island District leadership as well as representatives from the St. Paul and St. Louis Districts will provide information on upcoming business opportunities within the Upper Mississippi Valley region. Afternoon sessions will focus on networking opportunities, project-specific details and needs, information from state Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, and more. This event will be a great opportunity for businesses to showcase their unique capabilities and learn about projects within the Rock Island and surrounding USACE districts.

Registration for the 2021 USACE Rock Island District Industry Day is required for all attendees and can be made through the online invitation link below.

In addition to registering through the link below we also encourage businesses to email a capability statement to Troy Robbins at: troy.a.robbins@usace.army.mil so that USACE may gain a better understanding of your capabilities.

MVR Industry Day Agenda

Morning Session 1 - Video Recording

8:00-8:15 a.m.        Opening comments
8:15-8:30 a.m.        Review of Agenda and Introduction
8:30-9:00  a.m.       Rock Island District Overview - PPT Presentation
9:00-9:30  a.m.       Small Business St. Paul District - PPT Presentation
9:30-10:00  a.m.     Small Business St. Louis District - PPT Presentation

10:00-10:10 a.m.    Break


Morning Session 2 - Video Recording

10:10-10:40 a.m.    Brandon Road Interbasin Project Brief - PPT Presentation       
10:40-11:10 a.m.    Cedar Rapids Flood Risk Management Project Brief - PPT Presentation        
11:10-11:30  a.m.   Q&A / Closing Remarks

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.     Lunch Break           


One-On-One Sessions (Noon- 4 p.m.)
(Pre-scheduled Appointment Required)          

  • Rock Island District One-on-One Meetings
  • St. Louis District One-on-One Meetings
  • St. Paul District One-on-One Meetings

12:30-1:15 p.m.     Breakout Session 1

1:30-2:15 p.m.       Breakout Session 2

  • Safety Topics - PPT Presentation      Video Recording
  • Construction Contracting - Things you should know before you submit your bid - PPT Presentation      Video Recording
  • Iowa PTAC Iowa - Market Research: The tools, the tricks, the application - PPT Presentation      Video Recording

2:30-3:15 p.m.        Breakout Session 3

3:15-4:00 p.m.        Small Business Q&A Session - Video Recording

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