Navy Gold Coast SB Procurement Event

The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) in coordination with the Department of Navy OIffice of Small Business Programs held the NDIA 26th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event on August 11-13.  This year’s theme was “Celebrating 50 Years of Small Business Innovation and Technology Leading to the Next 50 Years”. 

The purpose of the Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. This year’s event brought over 1200 attendees to the San Diego Convention Center to interact with over 150 exhibit spaces consisting of both industry and government, a matchmaking session, an Industry Day on how to do business with the Navy, a special presentation by the OSBP Director, RADM Sean Crean and a variety of special guest speakers, including the Honorable Sean Stackley, ASN of Research, Development & Acquisition, the Honorable Dennis McGinn, ASN of Energy, Installations & Environment and Dr. Neal Thornberry, among others.

To see a list of all of this year’s speakers as well as the schedule, please visit this link:
http://navygoldcoast.org/images/2014Files/Agenda_Navy_Gold_Coast_Final_08-06-2014.pdf.

To see a “play by play” of the presentations, visit our Twitter page @DoN_OSBP

OSBP Director RADM Sean Crean (left) with RADM Jonathan A. Yuen Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command

OSBP Director RADM Sean Crean (left) with RADM Jonathan A. Yuen
Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command

 

OSBP Director, Mr. Sean Crean speaks to attendees on how to do business with the Department of the Navy and the Small Business Accessible Market

OSBP Director, RADM Sean Crean speaks to attendees on how to do business with the Department of the Navy and the Small Business Accessible Market

HON Sean J. Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Research, Development & Acquisition (RDA) speaks to attendees.

HON Sean J. Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Research, Development & Acquisition (RDA) speaks to attendees.

HON Dennis McGinn Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations & Environment) speaks to attendees on energy conservation and the Navy's efforts.

HON Dennis McGinn
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Energy, Installations & Environment) speaks to attendees on energy conservation and the Navy’s efforts.

The 2014 NDIA Kathleen P. Sridhar Award Presentation

The 2014 NDIA Kathleen P. Sridhar Award Presentation