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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: Techwire.net Drones have found their place in the sky, from quad-copters buzzing around neighborhoods to military UAVs tracking targets overseas. San Diego start-up Ocean Aero is aiming for drones also to find their place in the sea. The company makes the Submaran, an electric and wind powered unmanned ocean vehicle designed to travel both above and below the surface for months at a time. On Tuesday, the Submaran was among the eight winners of the 28th annual Connect Most Innovative New Products Awards for 2015. Connect, a non-profit San Diego education and mentoring organization for start-ups, handed out […]

    Eight San Diego Startups Win Innovation Prizes

    Original Article: Techwire.net Drones have found their place in the sky, from quad-copters buzzing around neighborhoods to military UAVs tracking targets overseas. San Diego start-up Ocean Aero is aiming for drones also to find their place in the sea. The company makes the Submaran, an electric and wind powered unmanned ocean vehicle designed to travel both above and below the surface for months at a time. On Tuesday, the Submaran was among the eight winners of the 28th annual Connect Most Innovative New Products Awards for 2015. Connect, a non-profit San Diego education and mentoring organization for start-ups, handed out […]

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  • Original Article: DVIDS The military is a critical economic driver for the San Diego region, creating 22 percent of all jobs and $45 billion of gross regional product, according to the 7th Annual San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) Economic Impact Study released Sept. 23. The military accounts for one-fifth of San Diego County’s economy relying on this key sector. Approximately $22.7 billion in direct and multiplier effects are linked to military spending and injected into the local economy. “For more than 10 years, the San Diego Military Advisory Council has provided the region and our nation’s military leaders the […]

    Small Business Contracts w/ SPAWAR in San Diego Contribute Largely to Local Economy

    Original Article: DVIDS The military is a critical economic driver for the San Diego region, creating 22 percent of all jobs and $45 billion of gross regional product, according to the 7th Annual San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) Economic Impact Study released Sept. 23. The military accounts for one-fifth of San Diego County’s economy relying on this key sector. Approximately $22.7 billion in direct and multiplier effects are linked to military spending and injected into the local economy. “For more than 10 years, the San Diego Military Advisory Council has provided the region and our nation’s military leaders the […]

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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 […]

    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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  • 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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  •   August 11 – 13 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 26th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event “Celebrating 50 Years of Small Business Innovation and Technology Leading to the Next 50 Years”. 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 […]

    NDIA 26th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event – Aug 11-13

      August 11 – 13 The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 26th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event “Celebrating 50 Years of Small Business Innovation and Technology Leading to the Next 50 Years”. 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 […]

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