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Procurement Panel + Matchmaking Event

IHCC invites you to a procurement panel and matchmaking session with U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Argonne National Labs and Fermilab on Friday, November 18th at the IHCC offices located at the Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor. The tentative agenda is as follows:

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration & Networking
10:10 a.m.  Opening Remarks
10:15 a.m.  Remarks -- How IHCC’s Programs can help Small Businesses
10:20 a.m.  Remarks -- Moderator: Robert Steiner, District Director, U.S. SBA, IL District
10:25 a.m.  Panel discussion – Doing Business With US DOE, US EPA /Argonne Labs/Fermi Labs

  • Confirmed: DeWillican Middleton, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Confirmed: Representative TBD,  Argonne National Laboratory
  • Confirmed: Mike Rafati, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Invited: Fermilab

11:00 a.m. 5-minute matchmaking sessions after panel discussion
12:30 p.m. Event adjourns

Please RSVP today by clicking here: IHCC members please use the promo code "IHCC" to receive a $25 dollar discount. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  If you'd like to know more please email me or Alex Alcantar at  

Earlier Event: October 27
October Breakfast Meeting
Later Event: December 1
December Breakfast Meeting