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Meet, Connect and Gain Business Opportunities at 'Meet the Primes' 2023

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

If you’ve ever wondered how you can do business with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) and San Diego International Airport (SAN), we invite you to our upcoming “Meet the Primes” networking event to find out!

The Airport Authority is hosting its first in-person Meet the Primes event since the pandemic on September 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Balboa Park Ballroom.

This free, annual event is for the regional business community to connect with and learn from the Airport Authority, the Airport Authority’s partners, San Diego’s small business support service centers, financial support services, banks, as well as other public agencies.

Through our Small Business Development Department, the Airport Authority works towards maximizing small, local, veteran, and underrepresented business participation in contracts with the Airport Authority and its partners. Attendees will learn about regional teaming, partnership, and contracting opportunities through one-on-one matchmaking meetings with prime contractors and Airport Authority departments.

Here is a list of participating exhibitors: 

San Diego International Airport Departments: Small Business Development, Airport Design & Construction, Airport Planning, Facilities Management, Quieter Home Program, Human Resources, I&TS, Labor Compliance, Marketing, Arts, & Air Service Development, and Procurement.

Prime Contractors & Professional Services: ARRIVE New T1 San Diego Aviation Alliance Turner Flatiron Gensler, Clark Construction, C&S Companies, Jacobs, PCL Construction Inc., Prava Construction Services, Sundt Construction, Swinerton, Turner Construction, Webcor, and more.

San Diego International Airport Prime Concessionaires: Areas, High Flying Foods, HMSHost Corp., Hudson Group, The Marshall Retail Group, LLC/MRG San Diego/Soundbalance SAN, Paradies-Lagardere, SSP America, and more.

Public Agencies and Business and Financial Support Services, and Banks: California State Department of General Services, California Department of Transportation District 11, City of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting EOC, County of San Diego, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, North County Transit District, Port of San Diego, SANDAG, San Diego/Orange/Imperial APEX Accelerator (PTAC), and more.

Attendees can view more details on exhibitors on the registration website. This event is for all businesses and registration is now open at