Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Small Business Contracting Symposium

Aug 23 9:00 am — 4:00 pm

Don’t miss out on this chance to learn about the latest developments in small business contracting and connect with other business owners in your community. You can’t miss this HYBRID event!

The summit’s purpose is to introduce small businesses, elected officials, and other interested parties to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. We will provide an overview and explain the infrastructure opportunities that arise from this legislation. To ensure comprehensive coverage, representatives from various infrastructure modalities at the state, federal, and municipal levels will be present, offering detailed information about the upcoming business and grant opportunities.

This summit serves as a crucial platform to bring together the purchasing and technical assistance power required to quickly access our small business community. By participating in this event, you’ll have the chance to connect with key stakeholders, gain insights into upcoming projects, and expand your network within the infrastructure industry.

Meet Your Speaker

Ed Duarte

Public Works Specialist

Norcal APEX Accelerator

Edward Duarte is the founder and retired CEO of Aztec Consultants; a San Ramon-based professional construction management company and general contracting firm. Founded in 1986, Aztec specializes in public works, commercial and institutional construction projects. Under his leadership, the company provided construction management services on over $250 million of public works contracts and built over $200 million as the General Contractor of Record, subcontracting with numerous DBEs and other minority-owned businesses. Duarte is also the co-founder, Program Director, and a principal instructor for the Construction Management Certificate Program at Cal State East Bay. 

Who We Are:

Norcal APEX Accelerator

Northern California APEX Accelerator is a government-funded nonprofit formed to help small businesses find, bid on, and win contracts with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies.

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Location: HYBRID [In Person & Online] – Rancho Cordova, CA

Rancho Cordova City Hall

2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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Event Contact: CalAsian Chamber of Commerce


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This No-Cost Training Event is Hosted by

Small Business Transportation Resource Center – Southwest Region

The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) established the Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRCs) through a network of grantees across the country. The SBTRCs work closely with the transportation contracting community and other technical assistance providers to serve small disadvantaged transportation businesses. The Southwest SBTRC serves the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada.

CalAsian Chamber of Commerce

The California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce is a grantee of the U.S. Department of Transportation and hosts the Southwest Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC). The CalAsian Chamber’s mission is to grow and empower small business concerns throughout the region through Access, Education, and Opportunity. Through its programs and services, it provides local businesses with the resources and tools necessary for success and connects them to opportunities to grow their business.