20th Annual Contractor’s Networking Reception & Expo


Office For Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) in Partnership with the North Carolina State Construction Office.

The 20th Annual Contractors Networking Reception & Expo is presented in conjunction to the 42nd Annual STATE CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE. All HUB Vendors, partners, and conference attendees are welcome to attend.

The conference brings together state agencies and institutions, architects, landscape architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors to discuss mutual concerns related to the planning, design, and construction of state projects.

The HUB Networking Reception & Expo takes place immediately following the State Construction conference.


We are now accepting nominees for our 2023 HUB Awards for Excellence

Each year, the HUB Office looks forward to publicly recognizing individuals, businesses, and organizations that have actively promoted diversity and inclusion to intentionally support HUB construction firms within a variety of public sector settings. The awards are designed to recognize leaders and supporters of minority construction firms across the state while also recognizing partnerships and best practices within the construction community.

Awards for Excellence Categories:

  • HUB Firm
  • HUB Advocate
  • Professional Service Company
  • Construction Industry Company
  • Public Sector Owner/Agency
  • Industry/Agency Individual

The criteria for each category and the opportunity to nominate can be found here: HUB Awards for Excellence Nomination Form

Awards are presented at our Awards Luncheon during the State Construction Conference.

Nominations will close on February 13, 2023.