education Archive

  • Original Article: AFCEA The Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs is hosting a four-day training program to educate, inform and match small and large business mentors with small business proteges. The event takes place May 31-June 3 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta. Registration is $500 for mentors and $250 for all others, including proteges, government agencies, academia, panelists and speakers. The Defense Department is revamping its mentor-protege program to better match big and small business relationships so those partnerships better meet military needs. An overview of the program states that breakout sessions will offer information from representatives from the Air Force, Navy, Army, Missile […]

    DOD Small Business Office Offers Mentor-Protege Training

    Original Article: AFCEA The Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs is hosting a four-day training program to educate, inform and match small and large business mentors with small business proteges. The event takes place May 31-June 3 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta. Registration is $500 for mentors and $250 for all others, including proteges, government agencies, academia, panelists and speakers. The Defense Department is revamping its mentor-protege program to better match big and small business relationships so those partnerships better meet military needs. An overview of the program states that breakout sessions will offer information from representatives from the Air Force, Navy, Army, Missile […]

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  • April 22 Although this is a FREE event, pre-registration is strongly encouraged since meeting space is limited. Expected are hundreds of professionals to register for this free one-day educational and networking conference for HUBZone and other small businesses, featuring one-on-one match-making meetings with dozens of federal agencies and primes. Register  

    HUBZone Small Business Summit – April 22

    April 22 Although this is a FREE event, pre-registration is strongly encouraged since meeting space is limited. Expected are hundreds of professionals to register for this free one-day educational and networking conference for HUBZone and other small businesses, featuring one-on-one match-making meetings with dozens of federal agencies and primes. Register  

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  • April 15 The Government Procurement Conference is a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government, its prime contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses. Now in its 25th year, the Government Procurement Conference has become the premier event for small businesses throughout the United States. Participating firms will have the benefit of marketing their products/services to procurement representatives and small business specialists from government agencies. Companies may choose to set up an exhibit table to showcase their capabilities or simply come as an attendee. The conference also includes educational conference sessions, procurement matchmaking, and […]

    25th Anniversary Government Procurement Conference – April 15

    April 15 The Government Procurement Conference is a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government, its prime contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses. Now in its 25th year, the Government Procurement Conference has become the premier event for small businesses throughout the United States. Participating firms will have the benefit of marketing their products/services to procurement representatives and small business specialists from government agencies. Companies may choose to set up an exhibit table to showcase their capabilities or simply come as an attendee. The conference also includes educational conference sessions, procurement matchmaking, and […]

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  • Original Article: MS Business Journal Small business owners who want to tap into government contracting may be put off by the rules and red tape that confront them. Even those who have experience in the competitive contracting arena can be confounded by the layers of regulations. Fortunately for business owners who want to get work from the government now have the new Marine Industries Science & Technology or MIST cluster to help. MIST assists these businesses in getting to information about contracts that’s critical to compete. The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology and the University of Southern Mississippi’s Business & Innovation […]

    MIST Sessions could open doors to Federal Contracts for Small Business

    Original Article: MS Business Journal Small business owners who want to tap into government contracting may be put off by the rules and red tape that confront them. Even those who have experience in the competitive contracting arena can be confounded by the layers of regulations. Fortunately for business owners who want to get work from the government now have the new Marine Industries Science & Technology or MIST cluster to help. MIST assists these businesses in getting to information about contracts that’s critical to compete. The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology and the University of Southern Mississippi’s Business & Innovation […]

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  • Original Article by Southern Maryland Online DAHLGREN, Va. (Oct. 29, 2014) — What advice does the Navy have for small business owners who want to do business with the Navy? How should a business propose a contract to the Navy in support of its surface warfare missions? What opportunities are available? These are the type of questions that more than 220 business executives had on their minds upon arrival to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Small Business and Industry Brief at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus, Oct. 21. The businessmen and women left with in-depth answers, […]

    Navy Leaders Brief Acquisition Process, Policy and Opportunities to Small Business Owners

    Original Article by Southern Maryland Online DAHLGREN, Va. (Oct. 29, 2014) — What advice does the Navy have for small business owners who want to do business with the Navy? How should a business propose a contract to the Navy in support of its surface warfare missions? What opportunities are available? These are the type of questions that more than 220 business executives had on their minds upon arrival to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Small Business and Industry Brief at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus, Oct. 21. The businessmen and women left with in-depth answers, […]

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  • December 9 – 11 Engage with PDM’s from federal and commercial customers to build relationships Learn about federal and commercial opportunities specific to your industry Take part in Networking Roundtables to personally demonstrate and pitch your business Network with other businesses to discover subcontracting and teaming opportunities Attend learning sessions highlighting business-building topics such as: Competitive Strategies for Winning Federal Business Building Strong Corporate Relationships Marketing Your Small Business Capabilities Register

    National Veteran’s Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) – Dec 09-11

    December 9 – 11 Engage with PDM’s from federal and commercial customers to build relationships Learn about federal and commercial opportunities specific to your industry Take part in Networking Roundtables to personally demonstrate and pitch your business Network with other businesses to discover subcontracting and teaming opportunities Attend learning sessions highlighting business-building topics such as: Competitive Strategies for Winning Federal Business Building Strong Corporate Relationships Marketing Your Small Business Capabilities Register

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  • April 13-15 This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes: Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars Access to federal agencies and prime contractors Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small business contractors Legal education important for teaming, joint ventures and related topics Connections to potential teaming and joint venture partners Taking new ground – setting a course for the future with specific FY 2016 objectives Influence on The Hill — connecting votes to action for our Congressional leaders Register

    6th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit- Jan 22

    April 13-15 This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes: Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars Access to federal agencies and prime contractors Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small business contractors Legal education important for teaming, joint ventures and related topics Connections to potential teaming and joint venture partners Taking new ground – setting a course for the future with specific FY 2016 objectives Influence on The Hill — connecting votes to action for our Congressional leaders Register

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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

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  • September 18 – September 19 The National HUBZone Conference, the annual meeting of the HUBZone Council, brings together hundreds of small business contractors and dozens of federal agency and prime contractor representatives for two days filled with education and networking opportunities. See the event schedule for more details. Register

    National HUBZone Conference – Sept 18-19

    September 18 – September 19 The National HUBZone Conference, the annual meeting of the HUBZone Council, brings together hundreds of small business contractors and dozens of federal agency and prime contractor representatives for two days filled with education and networking opportunities. See the event schedule for more details. Register

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  • September 9 – September 10 NDIA’s Top Issues serve to guide the Association’s advocacy and educational activities throughout the year. The issues are broad in nature and essential to maintaining a strong, viable defense industry capable of meeting U.S. national security requirements. Each year, the Top Issues are developed by the senior industry leadership of the Association, prepared by the Government Policy Advisory Division, reviewed by the Education and Lobbying Committee, and formally approved by NDIA’s Board of Directors. All goals for 2014 have been focused on Maintaining a Strong National Defense in the Face of Significant Fiscal Challenges. Small […]

    11th National Small Business Conference – Sept 09-10

    September 9 – September 10 NDIA’s Top Issues serve to guide the Association’s advocacy and educational activities throughout the year. The issues are broad in nature and essential to maintaining a strong, viable defense industry capable of meeting U.S. national security requirements. Each year, the Top Issues are developed by the senior industry leadership of the Association, prepared by the Government Policy Advisory Division, reviewed by the Education and Lobbying Committee, and formally approved by NDIA’s Board of Directors. All goals for 2014 have been focused on Maintaining a Strong National Defense in the Face of Significant Fiscal Challenges. Small […]

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