2018 Reverse Trade Fair

Presented by the Denver Public Schools' Office of Business Diversity

Date: October 4, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Denver PPA Event Center
             2105 Decatur Street
                 Denver, CO 80211

The Reverse Trade Fair (RTF) is an annual event offered by the Denver Public Schools’ Office of Business Diversity. The RTF offers local vendors an opportunity to participate in the largest connection event hosted for Construction trades in the school district.

The RTF is free to exhibit at and participate in but space is limited. The purpose of this event is to showcase local talent and to help Denver Business owners develop beneficial relationships/partnerships while connecting with DPS Prime contractors and department representatives.

Attendees and Exhibitors are encouraged to send senior staff with an intricate knowledge of your companies capabilities and work experience to maximize the interactions with the Prime contractors and DPS decision makers that will be in attendance.

General Admission registration open.

Click here to register

There is no cost to attend this event. A vendor directory and 2019 forecast will be provided on the day of the event at the registration table.

Exhibitor Registration

Limited space remaining – assigned on a first come, first served basis with preference given to SMWBE companies.

To register as an Exhibitor for the 2018 Reverse Trade Fair, complete one of the two registration options below.

Click here to complete the digital vendor registration

Click here to download the PDF vendor registration form

Exhibitor Package Includes:

  • Skirted exhibit table
  • Two chairs
  • Inclusion in 2018 vendor directory
  • Access to electricity
  • Access to wi-fi

There is no cost to exhibit this event.


Over 50 vendors are confirmed to date with additional exhibitors anticipated.

Exhibitors represent vendors in the following areas:

  • Architectural and Interior Design Services
  • Casework and custom woodwork
  • Concrete
  • Construction Clean Up
  • Construction materials
  • Doors
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Electrical
  • Environmental Abatement
  • Flooring
  • General Contractor
  • Lighting
  • Masonry
  • Material Testing
  • Mechanical
  • Metal Fabrication and Installation
  • Office essentials
  • Painting
  • Promotional Products
  • Roofing
  • Shelving
  • Uniforms and Apparel
  • Windows
  • Workforce Solutions

Representatives from the following DPS departments and Community Resource Partners will be on-site:

  • DPS Construction Services
  • DPS Facilities Management
  • DPS Strategic Sourcing (Construction Services)
  • DPS Strategic Sourcing (Goods and Services)
  • DPS Career Connect
  • City and County of Denver
  • Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Small Business Administration
  • RTD
  • Women Business Enterprise Council – West

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Business Diversity at

Additional event information is available at

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