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December 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce members are invited to attend a Lunch ‘N Learn. Come learn how the university does construction on the Chicago campus. BEP firms who are in the construction space, including but not limited to: construction, bonding and insurance, security guards, and suppliers should attend this FREE event.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hispanic American Construction Industry Association members are invited to attend a Lunch ‘N Learn. Come learn how the university does construction on the Chicago campus. BEP firms who are in the construction space, including but not limited to: construction, bonding and insurance, security guards, and suppliers should attend this FREE event.

Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. via Zoom.

Higher Education staff is encouraged to attend.

Powers & Sons Construction is a family-owned general contracting and construction management firm with corporate, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, multi-family residential, nonprofit, retail, and other clients. Established in 1967, Powers & Sons is a collaborative partner who shares your goals for quality, innovation, and cost-effectiveness.

Charles Mann Contracting offers a range of essential services for contractors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Core competencies include self-performed low voltage electrical work, facilities support services, and strategic sourcing of essential building materials with just-in-time delivery.

CMT, LLC is a full service commercial construction company established in 2012, specializing in hospitals, local, state and federal buildings, schools, and churches. CMT self performs in roofing, demolition and abatement. As a full service commercial contractor, CMT is capable of handling all your needs. 

October 2021

Higher Education staff is encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. via Zoom.

Talman Consultants is a utility engineering consulting firm that offers a unique, comprehensive approach to the design and construction of complex infrastructure projects. Talman's multi-disciplined team of designers, engineers, and project managers has built tools and processes to optimize and manage your most complex projects from Concept to Construction.

Webb Engineering Services, Inc. was established in 1999 as an electrical engineering firm that expanded to provide mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection services. Over the years, Webb Engineering has developed into a firm possessing the size, experience and versatility to take on projects of a variety of scopes and building types, while at the same time maintaining a hands-on approach and involving the personal oversight of the firm’s principals on each

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Flowers Communications Group is an award-winning marketing communications firm with 30 years of experience creating connections between some of the world’s most iconic brands, including McDonald’s, Nike, Foot Locker, and Honda, and their landscape of diverse communities. As multifaceted hybrids, the agency strategically blurs the lines between integrated marketing, social media and digital, influencer engagement, traditional PR, creative content, advertising, and experiential marketing. You can leverage FCG’s services by utilizing the IPHEC2142 award.

KFA Inc is an information technology consulting and services firm that specializes in solutions for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry and the facilities management industry. Founded in 1993 in Chicago, KFA serves clients in the public and private sectors, including education, transportation, infrastructure, healthcare, and facilities management. KFA has delivered solutions to help its clients manage over 80 billion dollars of construction projects. The firm's portfolio of successful projects has won 21 awards over the last 20 years, including the 2020 award from the US Department of Commerce for “Minority Innovative Technology Firm of the Year”. You can leverage KFA's services by utilizing the IPHEC2003 award.

Last Updated: January 13, 2022

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