Protecting America’s power grids – a huge new marketplace filled with opportunities for companies with cybersecurity capabilities

America’s power grids have been vulnerable to physical and cyberattacks for a very long time. But now, the very frightening possibility of losing power because of a security breach is getting an abundance of attention. This threat should receive attention – it is long overdue.  Just to put the danger in perspective, consider the consequences. […]

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America desperately needs an ‘Infrastructure Revolution’

Just two days after releasing details of his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, President Trump made a surprise announcement. During a meeting with congressional leaders, the President offered a shocker – saying he now favors a 25-cent increase in the federal gas tax to help pay for his infrastructure plan. The federal gas tax supports the […]

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Trump’s Infrastructure Plan is out – and controversy is rampant!

President Trump released his Infrastructure Plan on Monday and to no surprise…it pleased almost no one…other than perhaps those who crafted it.  Some have questioned whether the plan pleases anyone. The plan has been touted as a $1.5 trillion investment but there is actually very little funding coming from government. Even worse, the funding is […]

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Nabers to Lead Panel at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will lead a panel entitled ‘Starting from Step One-a Roadmap to a Successful P3’ at the P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2018, February 26-28, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. The session will cover every step of the P3 process with guidance and advice from both private contractors and visionary public sector officials. This panel will answer essential questions about the P3 process as well as lay the foundation for future P3 conversations. The panel will begin at 11 a.m. on the 27th.

Date: February 26, 2018—February 28, 2018
Event: Nabers to Lead Panel at P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo
Venue: Sheraton Dallas Downtown Hotel
Location: Dallas, TX
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Nabers to speak at P3 Hub Midwest Conference

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will present on a panel entitled ‘The growth and management of the local municipal and civic pipeline – How are cities stepping up without any movement from the federal government’ at the P3 Hub Midwest conference in Chicago, April 9-10, 2018. The session will explore P3s from a city level addressing how cities should navigate infrastructure development, procurement partnerships and payment structures as well as ways for state and federal entities to support municipal efforts. The panel will begin at 11:40 a.m. on the 10th.

Date: April 9, 2018—April 10, 2018
Event: Nabers to speak at P3 Hub Midwest Conference
Venue: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Location: Chicago, IL
Public: Public
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Sports Facilities Offer An Abundance Of New Construction Opportunities

With the 52nd Super Bowl still fresh in the mind, now is a good time to review the dozens of other cities throughout the country that are in various stages of planning for new sports facilities/stadium construction. The past year resembled a rollercoaster when it came to planning for new stadiums. Sports construction spending in 2018 […]

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Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 18 – 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

 

Date: June 18, 2017—June 20, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit
Venue: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Location: Washington, DC
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the Digital Summit Conference, April 10 – 12 1, 2017 in Nashville, TN.

 

Date: April 10, 2017—April 12, 2017
Event: Nabers to attend Digital Summit Conference
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Nabers to Attend P3C: Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will attend the P3C Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017, February 27 – March 1, 2017 – Dallas, Texas

 

Date: February 27, 2017—March 1, 2017
Event: Nabers to Attend P3C: Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo 2017
Topic: P3C Conference & Expo 2017 - Dallas
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.
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Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and co-founder of the Gemini Global Group, will speak at City Age: Florida, February 22 – 23, 2017, to discuss how models of P3 development can move beyond the transportation sector into broader application in civic infrastructure.

Date: February 22, 2017—February 23, 2017
Event: Nabers to Speak at City Age: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Protecting America’s power grids – a huge new marketplace filled with opportunities for companies with cybersecurity capabilities

America’s power grids have been vulnerable to physical and cyberattacks for a very long time. But now, the very frightening possibility of losing power because of a security breach is getting an abundance of attention. This threat should receive attention – it is long overdue.  Just to put the danger in perspective, consider the consequences. […]

Read More »

America desperately needs an ‘Infrastructure Revolution’

Just two days after releasing details of his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, President Trump made a surprise announcement. During a meeting with congressional leaders, the President offered a shocker – saying he now favors a 25-cent increase in the federal gas tax to help pay for his infrastructure plan. The federal gas tax supports the […]

Read More »

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan is out – and controversy is rampant!

President Trump released his Infrastructure Plan on Monday and to no surprise…it pleased almost no one…other than perhaps those who crafted it.  Some have questioned whether the plan pleases anyone. The plan has been touted as a $1.5 trillion investment but there is actually very little funding coming from government. Even worse, the funding is […]

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Bridge safety should become a national concern

There are more than 54,000 structurally deficient bridges in the U.S. That designation does not mean the bridges are in imminent danger of collapsing, but it does mean that they need immediate attention. That fact becomes more alarming when one realizes that every day more than 174 million motorists drive over the nation’s structurally deficient […]

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Government needs private sector expertise – collaboration should be easier!

Working with government procurement has changed over the past few years…and not necessarily for the better. Unfortunately, it is often harder now to sell to government than it was in the past. State and local government spending now surpasses even that of the federal government.  Many large, experienced firms are eager to move into state […]

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