A lot of businesses could use a helping hand right now, and tomorrow's open house will hopefully do just that.

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According to press release from the City of Killeen, Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) is hosting an Open House Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 10 a.m. to meet with Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBEs).

What is a ACDBE Business?

According to txdot.gov, ACDBE is a program designed to level the playing field for small businesses wanting to do business with agencies receiving federal funds through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and wish to participate in contracting opportunities at airports (airside, landside, and off airport).

The Open House will include information about the updated ACDBE program, ACDBE goals, and future airport concession opportunities. The GRK ACDBE Open House is for all certified ACDBE firms, existing as well as future airport concessionaires, and other parties interested in doing business with Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport.

The Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) has updated the ACDBE program for fiscal years 2023 through 2025 in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 23.

ACBDEs in Central Texas

Airport representatives want to meet with ACBDEs in the Central Texas area and surrounding counties, including the counties of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Gillespie, Hays, Lee, Llano, Mason, Travis, and Williamson.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, and share this information with other ACDBE businesses that might be interested in working with the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport. To RSVP or for more information, call (254) 501-8700, extension 4.


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