The Tri-City Development Council's annual Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium will be held Tuesday and Wednesday at TRAC in Pasco.
The business expo focuses on government contracting and doing business at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
Tuesday, a morning bus tour of Hanford and an evening reception are planned. The next day, breakout sessions will be from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m., covering topics such as business marketing and legislation affecting small businesses.
The keynote speaker at lunch will be Mike Minter, a former National Football League player for the Carolina Panthers, who now is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. The exhibit hall will be open through the afternoon.
The event sponsors include many businesses working at Hanford, plus other organizations and businesses.
Cost to attend is $75. For more information, call TRIDEC at 735-1000 or go to tridec.org and click on "Events."