2019 Advance Colorado Procurement Expo


  • Exhibitor Registration & Set-up

  • Attendee Registration & Check-In

  • Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

    Rosy Aburto McDonough, Minority Business Office
    John Chapman, DPA
    Kara Veich, DPA
  • Expo Open

  • Panel: How To Do Business with the City & County of Denver

    The City and County of Denver offers many opportunities for sellers. Learn more about the process for selling your goods and services from procurement professionals during this informative session.

    Cecilia Rivas de Schuermann, City & County of Denver
    Ruth Rodriguez, DEN
    Sharon Gonzales, Denver Public Schools
    Moderated by David Musgrave, Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Center for Procurement and Contract Services

  • Panel: How To Do Business with the State

    Doing business with the State of Colorado may seem complicated, but this panel is here to help! These representatives will be present to answer all of your questions during this interactive session.

    Barb Musick, Colorado State Purchasing & Contracts Office
    David Musgrave, Colorado Department of Transportation
    Judy Giovanni, OIT
    Moderated by Patricia O'Neal, CDOT Procurement

  • Keynote Lunch & Presentation of Governor's Minority Business Awards

    Reggie Rivers
    Rosy Aburto McDonough, Minority Business Office
    Mayor Michael B. Hancock, City and County of Denver
    Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera, State of Colorado
  • How To Do Business with Institutions of Higher Education

    If you aren't selling to Colorado's many institutions of higher education, you may be missing out! Learn from these panelists as they share insights and tips on how venders can find success within the system.

    Adriann LaRue, Colorado State University
    Stacy Tino, Auraria Higher Education Center
    Teresa Rausch, University of Colorado
    Moderated by Cathy Kramer, Connect2DOT
  • Vendor Viewpoint: How We Were Successful

    Have you ever wondered how other companies were successful and what tips they could share with you? Attend this session for an insider's perspective from vendors like you who have been successful selling their goods and services to the State.

    Ben Jacobs, Tocabe
    Darrell Hammond, Peak Performance Coach
    Troy McLeland, Express Employment Professionals
    Moderated by Barbara Musick, State Purchasing and Contracts Office
  • One-on-Ones with Agencies

  • Corporate Roundtables

  • Expo Closes