This year’s program will connect certified Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVOBs) interested in working with PSEG Long Island buyers and prime contractors and suppliers.

MWBEs and SDVOBs can network with PSEG Long Island leadership, as well as prime contractors and suppliers, to gain important insights and gain access to contract opportunities. Attend informative sessions, visit exhibit booths and chat with potential new clients and business partners!

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

Meet with primes, PSEG Long Island decision-makers and certified small businesses.

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

WELCOME REMARKS & OPENING SESSION

Meet PSEG Long Island and New York State leaders who share their commitment to creating opportunities for MWBEs and SDVOBs

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

AWARDS CEREMONY – PRIME, SDVOB, MBE, WBE SUPPLIER EXCELLENCE

PSEG Long Island is recognizing prime, SDVOB, MBE and WBE suppliers who exemplify PSEG Long Island’s commitment to utilizing diverse subcontractors and who have demonstrated excellence in their relationships with PSEG Long Island

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

ENERGIZE OPPORTUNITIES 2024: HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH PSEG LONG ISLAND

To kick off the day’s energizing and interactive programming, learn more about PSEG Long Island, meet key procurement officials and learn how to get pre-qualified and find contract opportunities. This is a valuable, must-attend session for newly certified firms or companies that have never done business with PSEG Long Island.

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WOOD MACKENZIE (FORMERLY POWERADVOCATE) – REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS

Wood Mackenzie (formerly Power Advocate) is PSEG Long Island’s vendor portal. This session will review how vendors register and update their registrations through Wood Mackenzie to work for PSEG Long Island. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how Wood Mackenzie provides an interface between demand and contract opportunities.

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

ESD CERTIFICATION WEBSITE REVIEW

Join an intensive session that reviews ESD’s MWBE Certification process. Better understand which documents are required to facilitate seamless certification reviews.

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

TOP PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES

Join an information-filled panel presentation featuring PSEG Long Island senior managers and prime contractors who will review upcoming operations and capital projects and how MWBEs and SDVOBs can participate in these projects.

Gain a better understanding of which projects match your firm’s capabilities and how to build a relationship for new work at PSEG Long Island, either as a prime contractor or as a subcontractor. Select primes will share their success strategies for recruiting and working with MWBEs and SDVOBs.

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE

Learn more about PSEG Long Island’s safety requirements and how they connect contractors and safety information all in one place through its ISNETWorld system. This session will provide attendees an overview of how to submit information such as insurance documents, your health and safety program and incident rates (EMR). This session will help you prepare a Health and Safety Plan [HASP] that meets PSEG Long Island’s strict safety requirements.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

NETWORKING WITH EXHIBITOR AND FELLOW ATTENDEES

Meet with over 45 exhibitors and energize your business by networking with PSEG Long Island’s leadership, as well as prime contractors and suppliers, to gain important insights and information about new contract opportunities. Visit exhibit booths to learn and chat with potential new clients and business partners.