PLEASE NOTE:  Registration for this event has CLOSED. However, you may still attend by registering onsite.


This year’s SAME Midwest Small Business Expo 2016 – hosted by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Chicago and Lake Michigan Posts – is scheduled for March 9 and 10, 2016 at Hilton Northbrook, IL.  This year’s event will focus on requirements and opportunities related to A/E, ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION, ENVIRONMENTAL and RELATED TRADES in support of the Department of Homeland Security - CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS.

Attendees will be able to meet with and learn from a broad range of Federal, State and Local Government Agencies and Prime Contractor Representatives, contracting experts and resources. 

This year’s participants list is growing.  We are pleased to welcome:

Argonne National Laboratory

Department of Energy

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


General Services Administration (GSA) (PBS)

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB)

Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Illinois Tollway Authority

Lake County


Michels Corporation



US Army Corps of Engineers

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

Walsh Construction

And many more…………………

There are still sponsorship opportunities available:
For additional information contact Larry Herrera at 414-270-3600.

Roundtable Information
Please CLICK HERE for more information on the rountable networking sessions that will take place on March 10


For additional information regarding this event, contact Larry Herrera at 414-270-3600 or Marc Violante at 920-456-9990.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required, and the registration fee does not include transportation or lodging.

CLICK HERE for Registration Information

Local Lodging: 

Room rates are available at the conference location for $129/night. Please call (847) 480-7500 to book your stay. Click here for hotel registration.

Questions? Click here to contact Larry Herrera for further information.


The 2016 SAME Midwest Small Business Expo will take place at the 

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook.
2855 N Milwaukee Ave

Northbrook, IL 60062

Please click here for directions!