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  • Original Article: NAVY.mil Navy and industry leaders gathered at the 28th Annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center Aug. 23-24. More than 1,200 attendees took part in the forum designed to educate, guide and assist businesses — especially small businesses — in working with the Department of the Navy (DON) and the federal government. The event also included “matchmaking sessions,” which allowed members of small businesses to meet key decision-makers from large businesses and government. “Conferences like Gold Coast are one way that we can get together and cultivate relationships with industry and […]

    Navy Leaders Stress Innovation, Inclusion at Largest Navy-Supported Small Business Event

    Original Article: NAVY.mil Navy and industry leaders gathered at the 28th Annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center Aug. 23-24. More than 1,200 attendees took part in the forum designed to educate, guide and assist businesses — especially small businesses — in working with the Department of the Navy (DON) and the federal government. The event also included “matchmaking sessions,” which allowed members of small businesses to meet key decision-makers from large businesses and government. “Conferences like Gold Coast are one way that we can get together and cultivate relationships with industry and […]

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  • Original Article: EurekAlert To maintain the technological superiority of the American warfighter–and build partnerships with small businesses–the Office of Naval Research (ONR) joined entrepreneurs, start-ups and already established companies last week at the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center. Rick ONeil, ONR’s executive director of acquisitions management, was a featured speaker at Gold Coast, sharing valuable tips on how to do business with the command, which includes the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). “This was my first time attending the Navy Gold Coast and it was a spectacular event,” said ONeil. “It […]

    ONR: Big Opportunities for Small Business at Navy Gold Coast

    Original Article: EurekAlert To maintain the technological superiority of the American warfighter–and build partnerships with small businesses–the Office of Naval Research (ONR) joined entrepreneurs, start-ups and already established companies last week at the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center. Rick ONeil, ONR’s executive director of acquisitions management, was a featured speaker at Gold Coast, sharing valuable tips on how to do business with the command, which includes the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). “This was my first time attending the Navy Gold Coast and it was a spectacular event,” said ONeil. “It […]

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  • The Department of Navy Office of Small Business Programs proudly introduced our new Director, Ms. Emily Harman, at the 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event on August 25. Ms. Harman spoke about future strategic planning for the Navy’s Small Business offices and sat down with SBA Administrator, Ms. Maria Contreras-Sweet, for a fireside chat to discuss small business and government contracting. Ms. Harman joins the Department of the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs after serving 10 years as NAVAIR Associate Director of the Office of Small Business Programs. Prior to this role, Ms. Harman served as a Division Director in the Major Weapons […]

    DoN OSBP Introduces New Director, Emily Harman, at Navy Gold Coast Event

    The Department of Navy Office of Small Business Programs proudly introduced our new Director, Ms. Emily Harman, at the 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event on August 25. Ms. Harman spoke about future strategic planning for the Navy’s Small Business offices and sat down with SBA Administrator, Ms. Maria Contreras-Sweet, for a fireside chat to discuss small business and government contracting. Ms. Harman joins the Department of the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs after serving 10 years as NAVAIR Associate Director of the Office of Small Business Programs. Prior to this role, Ms. Harman served as a Division Director in the Major Weapons […]

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  • Original Article: KPBS A number of defense contractors are in San Diego for the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast conference, which began Tuesday. Organizers said the market for defense contractors is still off the high of 2012. But areas such as cyber defense still provide opportunities for companies, even as the overall defense budget continues to shrink. “I think a lot of companies are staying smaller longer,” said Jim Lasswell who owns INDUS Tech Inc. and chairs the group’s small business committee. “A lot of them are staying smaller longer and a lot of them are, you know, evaporating. The […]

    Defense Contractors Still See A Market In San Diego

    Original Article: KPBS A number of defense contractors are in San Diego for the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast conference, which began Tuesday. Organizers said the market for defense contractors is still off the high of 2012. But areas such as cyber defense still provide opportunities for companies, even as the overall defense budget continues to shrink. “I think a lot of companies are staying smaller longer,” said Jim Lasswell who owns INDUS Tech Inc. and chairs the group’s small business committee. “A lot of them are staying smaller longer and a lot of them are, you know, evaporating. The […]

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    Navy Gold Coast Event Opens This Week in San Diego

    Follow @DoN_OSBP on Twitter to keep up with daily updates as the event progresses! #NAVYGC15

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  • August 25-26 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event. The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government, specifically the Department of the Navy. Plan on attending exciting and relevant general/plenary and break-out sessions. Visit over 250 industry and government exhibitors along with dozens […]

    27th Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event

    August 25-26 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event. The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government, specifically the Department of the Navy. Plan on attending exciting and relevant general/plenary and break-out sessions. Visit over 250 industry and government exhibitors along with dozens […]

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  • August 25-26 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event. The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government, specifically the Department of the Navy. Plan on attending exciting and relevant general/plenary and break-out sessions. Visit over 250 industry and government exhibitors along with dozens […]

    Navy Gold Coast – Aug. 25-26

    August 25-26 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 27th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event. The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government, specifically the Department of the Navy. Plan on attending exciting and relevant general/plenary and break-out sessions. Visit over 250 industry and government exhibitors along with dozens […]

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