Thursday, May 22, 2014

Tioga Downs to Host Networking Event for Minority & Women Owned Businesses

Tioga Downs today announced that they will be hosting a networking event for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MWBEs) who are interested in working on its upcoming casino expansion project.

“This is an important and exciting project, responsibly undertaken, that will provide a major economic boost to the Southern Tier,” said Tom Osiecki, President and COO of American Racing and Entertainment, LLC.  “We want to make sure the entire community, especially MWBE firms, benefit from Tioga Downs’ growing commitment to our region.”

The Tioga Downs proposed construction project includes a new 60,000 sq. ft. amenities building with conference space, an indoor and outdoor banquet facility, a new restaurant, outdoor pool and a six-story 140-bed hotel room.  Also included is a 20,000 sq. ft. casino and restaurant expansion, and improvements throughout the facility.

What:              M/WBE Networking Event
When:            Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:00 am
Lunch will be served
Where:           Tioga Downs
2384 W River Road
Nichols, NY 13812

RSVP:  By Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 to Stephanie Pennington, Compliance Manager MWBE/EEO, LPCiminelli,
P: 716.855.1200


“This is a great opportunity for MWBEs to meet and partner with prospective prime bidders to get work on the project,” said Stephanie Pennington, Compliance Manager for LPCiminelli, the Construction Manager at Tioga Downs.  “MWBEs should bring businesses cards, references and other materials to help market themselves.”