Subcontractor Showcase Gives Los Angeles Contractors a Moment to Shine
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On October 10, 2017, almost 500 separate meetings were held between some of the most talented subcontractors in the Los Angeles area and local business owners and representatives to enhance opportunities and create exciting connections that will be a part of the future of Los Angeles International Airport.

This impressive Business Outreach event, held at The Proud Bird Grand Ballroom, was host to more than 650 attendees who were introduced to the details and phases surrounding upcoming projects included in the $14 billion capital improvement program that is currently underway at LAX. In support of Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) commitment to diversity and inclusiveness, the event provided the platform for local companies to feature their extensive qualifications in individual meetings with proposing teams and select firms involved with the projects.

According to LAWA Chief Development Officer Bob Gilbert, “Events such as these are essential to LAX’s development program as they provide another opportunity to our local businesses to get involved with the significant ongoing and future projects at the airport.” By involving local talent in various aspects of this multi-billion dollar endeavor, LAWA hopes to ensure that opportunities for success, both now and in the future, are available to a wide range of members of the Los Angeles Community.

Capital Improvement Projects Featured at the Event

A number of exciting projects were featured at the event, including:

  • Intermodal Transportation Facility (ITF) West: This multi-level parking structure will feature a bus center, a commercial parking area, and transportation station that connects to the state-of-the-art Automated People Mover System at LAX.
  • Terminal Cores and Automated People Mover (APM) Interfaces: This project includes modifications to terminals that are designed to enhance passenger movement and provide efficient connections to the Automated People Mover stations.
  • LAWA Utilities & LAMP Enabling Projects: A project that includes the demolition of certain existing facilities and the extensive modernization of the airport’s utility infrastructure to prepare for the Automated People Mover (APM), the Consolidated Rental Car Facility (ConRAC), the Intermodel Transportation Facilities (ITF), and various roadway renovations.
  • Airport Police Facility: An impressive project that is designed to promote the accommodation of police operations and innovative law enforcement technologies.

A number of companies expressed their appreciation of the event and their excitement about being a part of the fascinating future of LAX.

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