BuildIt! GovCon 2019


BUILD IT! GOVCON is the Government Procurement Conference for Southern California’s Construction Industry.


It’s time to introduce yourself to the government procurement market:


Friday, May 10th


9 AM to 3:30 PM | Norco College




9:00AM – 09:45AM:

Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:45AM- 10:00AM:

Welcome & Introductions


10:00 AM – 10:45AM:

Keynote Speaker Rene Cota


10:45AM -11:00AM:




Prime Vendor Presentations


11:00AM – 11:45AM:

Government Agency Panel


 11:45AM – 1:00 PM:

Networking Luncheon



Exhibit Hall


Rene Cota 

President | CMG Alliance


Rene Cota is the president of CMG Alliance, a management consulting firm specializing in Government Acquisitions that has trained and mentored thousands of business professionals.

Rene has over 15 years of experience as a contract negotiator and has managed over $100M worth of contracts for his clients. He is the former Executive Director for the Disabled Veteran’s Business Alliance, and sits on the board for CalVet.

Rene has also developed training and small business programs with:

PTAC offices in Riverside and Los Angeles

Southern California Edison VETS Program

LA Metropolitan Transportation Authority DVBE Program, Mentor Protege Program, and Metro Academy.

Department of Labor Veteran’s Economic Outreach Program


Special Guests

Dr. Bryan Reece – President of Norco College


Government Agencies

Riverside Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. General Services Administration


Prime Vendors

Hensel Phelps

Hensel Phelps is a development and construction company that has been in business for more than 80 years, producing landmark buildings through wold-class craftsmanship.


Skanska was founded in 1887 and is one of the world’s leading project development and construction companies, focused on selected home markets in the Nordic region, Europe, and USA.


RQ Construction is a privately held design-build firm located in San Diego County, California. Established in 1996, RQ has developed a reputation for providing quality design and construction services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Since it’s incorporation, RQ has lived by its Mission Statement to provide customers the best-built environment while being the first choice of all stakeholders.