SWG has a diverse mission that encompasses primarily civil works projects. SWG is responsible for maintaining 760 miles of shallow draft waterways, 240 miles of deep draft waterways, 13 shallow ports and 15 deep draft posts within a 50,000 square mile geographic area consisting of 48 Texas counties and 2 Louisiana parishes along the Texas Gulf Coast. SWG provides support to the Department of Homeland Security within its District Boundaries for primarily vertical construction, A&E, etc. While the bulk of projects are dredging or dredging related requirements such as levee repair, hydrologic surveying, placement area repair, soil and water testing, etc., we also require facility maintenance/repairs on theJadwin Building, which houses the District's Main Offices, as well as area offices located in Brownsville/Port Isabel, Corpus Christi and Port Arthur. The Galveston District requires work mostly from the following NAICS Construction Codes:236, 237, and 238. Other codes identified are 334111, 336612, 541380, 541611, and 541620. These are the NAICS codes used predominately in the Galveston District.
In processing for the event and matchmaking registration will begin at 8:00 am with the program starting at 9:00am and ending at 3:00pm. Lunch will be from 12:00 - 1:30pm.
This one day event will consist of presentations by the offices referenced above in the morning session and matchmaking sessions to allow contractors to give mini capability briefings and ask questions to the offices within the Districtin the afternoon session. There will also be two breakout sessions taking placewith a SBA representative followed by the SWG Deputy for Small Business concurrently with the matchmaking sessions.
All attendees are required to have a form of picture identification and/or avalid driver's license before they can enter the facility hosting the event.
To register for this event, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/usace-galveston-small-business-industry-day-tickets-46046709949 before June 13, 2018.
If you should have any questions or comments pertaining to this Industry Day, please Shamekia Chapman at Shamekia.M.Chapman@usace.army.mil. Again, registration will close on June 13, 2018.