GilbaneConnects Washington, D.C. - Baltimore, MD - Philadelphia, PA

Connecting Businesses

Gilbane produced the 2017 GilbaneConnects events in an effort to engage trade contractors, suppliers and service providers in our local metro areas; with an emphasis on MBE/WBE/LBE and Veteran-Owned firms. The programs focused on outreach to local stakeholders, including a presentation on upcoming business opportunities, introductions to the Gilbane team, and the process for registration and prequalifcation.

Over 275 different firms represented

Building Capacity

Attendees had the opportunity to preview upcoming projects in each of their respective cities and have one-on-one dialogue with Gilbane project teams. Vibrant and interactive networking among the attendees resulted in many new and renewed connections. An iBidpro demonstration provided real-time instructions on how to use the prequalification system, while a safety demonstration reinforced our Gilbane Cares culture.

Small and Diverse Business Attendance Breakdown

  • Over 60 MBE firms
  • Over 50 DBE firms
  • Over 40 WBE firms
  • Over 20 SBE firms

Impacting communities

Gilbane is committed to helping build the capacity of these firms to achieve long-term success. Our ultimate goal of these forums is to create lasting relationships with our trade partners that result in new and continued work with Gilbane. This fuels business growth and positively impacts local economies by boosting employment, productivity and income.

In our family-centered culture we believe that when everyone brings their contributions to the relationship – we build trust and we treat each other with respect. Because we know that when businesses and families in our communities thrive – we all thrive.

Linda Graves, VP, Diversity & Community Affairs

Interested in building with Gilbane?

We work hard to put the best teams together for our clients, and that includes having the best subcontracting companies and tradespeople on site.

Registering is simple

  • Your Contact Information
  • Your Recent Project Experience
  • Do you Provide Materials & Labor?
  • Do you hold a Diverse Business Certification?
  • And a few more details...
Let's collaborate!


Gilbane Building Company

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