networking Archive

  • Original Article: Hartford Courant A speed-dating style of networking brought together hundreds of small business owners and representatives on June 3 looking for money-making opportunities at Connecticut’s largest companies and government agencies. Armed with business cards and their best elevator speeches, the small business owners pitched their products or services in 10-minute sessions, moving among dozens of tables at the annual Connecticut Business Matchmaker event at the University of Hartford’s student union building. “I’ll approach almost anyone,” said Susan Knall, a principal at G2 Communications Group LLC, a Marlborough, Mass., consulting company. Knall said her pitch at her seven appointments will be to […]

    Connecticut Small Businesses Make Pitches To Big Companies, State Agencies

    Original Article: Hartford Courant A speed-dating style of networking brought together hundreds of small business owners and representatives on June 3 looking for money-making opportunities at Connecticut’s largest companies and government agencies. Armed with business cards and their best elevator speeches, the small business owners pitched their products or services in 10-minute sessions, moving among dozens of tables at the annual Connecticut Business Matchmaker event at the University of Hartford’s student union building. “I’ll approach almost anyone,” said Susan Knall, a principal at G2 Communications Group LLC, a Marlborough, Mass., consulting company. Knall said her pitch at her seven appointments will be to […]

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  • Original Article: Seapower For the past 15 years, the Department of the Navy’s “Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition” (FST) – the nation’s premier small business technology venue – takes a major step forward in allying with the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition (S-A-S) on 16-18 May 2016 at the Gaylord National Harbor near Washington, DC. “Our collaboration with the Navy League,” says Bob Smith, the Department of the Navy (DON) SBIR/STTR Director, “marries the most significant large and small business marketplaces for defense technology, with our respective policy venues that have consistently attracted top Congressional leaders, in the case of the Forum, […]

    DON’s “Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition” (FST) is Prime Opportunity to Connect Large and Small Businesses

    Original Article: Seapower For the past 15 years, the Department of the Navy’s “Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition” (FST) – the nation’s premier small business technology venue – takes a major step forward in allying with the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition (S-A-S) on 16-18 May 2016 at the Gaylord National Harbor near Washington, DC. “Our collaboration with the Navy League,” says Bob Smith, the Department of the Navy (DON) SBIR/STTR Director, “marries the most significant large and small business marketplaces for defense technology, with our respective policy venues that have consistently attracted top Congressional leaders, in the case of the Forum, […]

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  • October 29-30 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. Register

    National HUBZone Conference – Oct. 29-30

    October 29-30 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. Register

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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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  • The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) will be hosting a Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) Industry Day Event on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 8:30AM–4:30PM at the Kerr McGee Center 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA. The objective of this event is to enhance NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. The agenda will include introductory presentations by NAVAIR/NAWCWD leadership, forecasted contracting opportunities for FY16, FY17 and FY18 and discussions on the use of Commercial Service Agreements (CSA) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). The Industry Day Event is open to all industry representatives […]

    Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to host Long Range Acquisition Forecast Industry Day

    The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) will be hosting a Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) Industry Day Event on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 8:30AM–4:30PM at the Kerr McGee Center 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA. The objective of this event is to enhance NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. The agenda will include introductory presentations by NAVAIR/NAWCWD leadership, forecasted contracting opportunities for FY16, FY17 and FY18 and discussions on the use of Commercial Service Agreements (CSA) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). The Industry Day Event is open to all industry representatives […]

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  • Original Article: The BayNet   PEO (U&W) leaders, representatives from NAVAIR’s small business office and Navy and Marine Corps requirements officers gave presentations throughout the day to  more  than 230 attendees, the majority from small businesses, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire House in Lexington Park, Maryland. Mike Williamson, PEO (U&W)’s advanced development lead, opened up the event and stressed the importance of bringing companies together to share new and innovative ideas to support the future of Navy unmanned air system and weapons programs. “This is a great networking opportunity,” he said. “We are sharing ideas with the best and […]

    NAVAIR Seeks New ideas at Industry Day

    Original Article: The BayNet   PEO (U&W) leaders, representatives from NAVAIR’s small business office and Navy and Marine Corps requirements officers gave presentations throughout the day to  more  than 230 attendees, the majority from small businesses, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire House in Lexington Park, Maryland. Mike Williamson, PEO (U&W)’s advanced development lead, opened up the event and stressed the importance of bringing companies together to share new and innovative ideas to support the future of Navy unmanned air system and weapons programs. “This is a great networking opportunity,” he said. “We are sharing ideas with the best and […]

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  • On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, The Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs (DoN OSBP) hosted the second Annual Small Business Forum at the Sea Air Space Exposition. The Forum opened with networking and continental breakfast, followed by a special opening presentation from the Director (Acting) of DoN OSBP, Ms. Patricia Obey. A Government Panel was held with Ms. Obey, Mr. Mark Teskey, Director of the OSBP for the Air Force, as well as Ms. Pamela Monroe, Program Manager for Subcontracting and the Mentor Protégé program for the Army where the agencies discussed small business acquisition opportunities within […]

    DoN OSBP Hosts 2nd Small Business Forum at Sea Air Space

    On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, The Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs (DoN OSBP) hosted the second Annual Small Business Forum at the Sea Air Space Exposition. The Forum opened with networking and continental breakfast, followed by a special opening presentation from the Director (Acting) of DoN OSBP, Ms. Patricia Obey. A Government Panel was held with Ms. Obey, Mr. Mark Teskey, Director of the OSBP for the Air Force, as well as Ms. Pamela Monroe, Program Manager for Subcontracting and the Mentor Protégé program for the Army where the agencies discussed small business acquisition opportunities within […]

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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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  • July 09 The 2015 National Small Business Contracting Summit – DC Summer Conference presented jointly by the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce being held in Washington DC. 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 (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have been invited) Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small […]

    National Small Business Contracting Summit – July 09

    July 09 The 2015 National Small Business Contracting Summit – DC Summer Conference presented jointly by the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce being held in Washington DC. 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 (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have been invited) Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small […]

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  • June 08-10 Hear from industry leaders, policy experts, and successful entrepreneurs and gain valuable insights from their experience and expertise. From global brand building to leading during challenging times, each session will deliver valuable takeaways to help you build and grow your business. America’s Small Business Summit attracts hundreds of small business owners from all over the U.S. and serves as a platform to build your professional and personal network. Meet and exchange business cards and ideas with your peers during one of our many networking sessions.   Register    

    America’s Small Business Summit- June 08-10

    June 08-10 Hear from industry leaders, policy experts, and successful entrepreneurs and gain valuable insights from their experience and expertise. From global brand building to leading during challenging times, each session will deliver valuable takeaways to help you build and grow your business. America’s Small Business Summit attracts hundreds of small business owners from all over the U.S. and serves as a platform to build your professional and personal network. Meet and exchange business cards and ideas with your peers during one of our many networking sessions.   Register    

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