1st Thursday Outlook Calls
The MOVEBR 1st Thursday Outlook calls provide monthly updates on opportunities to compete for project work, with a focus on services that may be provided by small businesses. You can register for the next 1st Thursday Outlook call here.
On January 6, 2022, the MOVEBR Program Managers gave a walk-through on the Small Business Tool Kit and provided a look-ahead on upcoming projects.
On December 2, 2021, the MOVEBR Program Managers provided an in-depth discussion on the projects scheduled to be advertised in Q4 2021 and Q1 2022. The program managers also highlighted components of the projects that may be ideal for small business participation.
On November 4, 2021, guest speaker Meghan Montgomery May shared the importance of defining your brand and keeping it consistent, and best practices for social media and email marketing. The program managers also provided an overview of the projects being advertised for construction over the next few months.
On October 7, 2021, the MOVEBR Program Managers informed small businesses of the resources available through the MOVEBR Program. The program managers also provided an overview of projects being advertised for construction over the next few months.
On September 9, 2021, the MOVEBR Program Managers provided updates on upcoming projects including capacity and community enhancement projects with opportunities for small business participation. The program managers also provided a first look at 8 projects that will be let over the next few months.
On August 5, 2021, the MOVEBR Program Managers discussed the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification and answered questions on the Projected 12-Month Construction Advertisement Outlook. Kenyatta Sparks, with the SJB group, also provided information on the value of DBE certification.
On July 1, 2021, the MOVEBR Program Managers gave updates on projects scheduled to be advertised over the next 3-6 months. The project team also discussed pervious concrete that will be used in MOVEBR projects with special guest Bill Temple.
On June 3, 2021, Kris Goranson, Director of City-Parish Purchasing, discussed the city-parish's new program for small-, minority-, woman- and veteran-owned businesses. The project team also reviewed the current Projected 12-Month Construction Advertisement Outlook.
On May 6, 2021, the MOVEBR project team provided information on the benefit of signing up for our Construction Vendor Database and reviewed the current Projected 12-Month Construction Advertisement Outlook.
On April 1, 2021, the MOVEBR project team gave a look ahead and discussed openings for construction inspection services.