Summer 2014 Archive

  • 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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  •   The annual Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards Program recognizes individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions in promoting competition and innovation in the Navy and Marines Corps acquisition process throughout the fiscal year. Established to acknowledge the importance of these characteristics, the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) annually recognizes those military and Government civilian individuals and teams who have made the most outstanding contributions in enhancing competition and innovation throughout the acquisition lifecycle and in support of Navy and Marine Corps acquisition programs.

    DoN FY13 Acquisition Excellence Awards

      The annual Department of the Navy (DON) Acquisition Excellence Awards Program recognizes individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions in promoting competition and innovation in the Navy and Marines Corps acquisition process throughout the fiscal year. Established to acknowledge the importance of these characteristics, the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) annually recognizes those military and Government civilian individuals and teams who have made the most outstanding contributions in enhancing competition and innovation throughout the acquisition lifecycle and in support of Navy and Marine Corps acquisition programs.

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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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  • July 31-August 1 The National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference is the nation’s premier event for minority businesses and the public and private sectors. The 2014 National MED Week Conference offers a venue for minority-owned firms to access information, tools, and resources to grow their businesses both domestically and internationally. Each year, thousands of minority-owned firms across a variety of industries converge upon Washington, DC to connect with public and private sector buyers, explore avenues for business expansion, and develop thriving partnerships with firms across multiple industry sectors. These goals are accomplished through networking events, workshops, and issue forums, including: […]

    The National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference – July 31-Aug 1

    July 31-August 1 The National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference is the nation’s premier event for minority businesses and the public and private sectors. The 2014 National MED Week Conference offers a venue for minority-owned firms to access information, tools, and resources to grow their businesses both domestically and internationally. Each year, thousands of minority-owned firms across a variety of industries converge upon Washington, DC to connect with public and private sector buyers, explore avenues for business expansion, and develop thriving partnerships with firms across multiple industry sectors. These goals are accomplished through networking events, workshops, and issue forums, including: […]

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  • July 24th, 7:30am – 4:00pm The 2014 National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit – DC Summer Conference is presented jointly by the National Association of Small Business Contractors (the Supplier Council of 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 Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small business contractors Legal education […]

    2014 National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit – July 24

    July 24th, 7:30am – 4:00pm The 2014 National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit – DC Summer Conference is presented jointly by the National Association of Small Business Contractors (the Supplier Council of 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 Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small business contractors Legal education […]

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  • On May 15, 2014, Q.E.D Systems, Inc. (Q.E.D) and Advanced Integrated Technologies, LLC (AIT) were awarded the 2013 Department of Defense (DOD) Nunn-Perry Award for outstanding and successful Mentor- Protégé relationship facilitated by the Department of the Navy (DoN). AIT is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that specializes in shipboard and submarine maintenance and modernizations. AIT began the program with only 39 employees and about $2.5M in annual revenue. After three years of participation in the Mentor-Protégé Program and with the expert help from its mentor Q.E.D, it had a 56% percent employee growth and an annual revenue increase […]

    DoN Presents 2013 Nunn-Perry Award Winners

    On May 15, 2014, Q.E.D Systems, Inc. (Q.E.D) and Advanced Integrated Technologies, LLC (AIT) were awarded the 2013 Department of Defense (DOD) Nunn-Perry Award for outstanding and successful Mentor- Protégé relationship facilitated by the Department of the Navy (DoN). AIT is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that specializes in shipboard and submarine maintenance and modernizations. AIT began the program with only 39 employees and about $2.5M in annual revenue. After three years of participation in the Mentor-Protégé Program and with the expert help from its mentor Q.E.D, it had a 56% percent employee growth and an annual revenue increase […]

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  • June 5 – 9:00am – 3:00pm Summer Outreach provides business development opportunities for vendors in a setting where they can get personal attention in successfully marketing their products, services and supplies to Defense and Civilian procurement representatives, primes, and acquisition personnel. Among the skills you will acquire at this event: • You will understand how recent events are effecting government procurements and how you can adjust your strategies accordingly. • You will understand what is meant by Brand Name or Equal (BNoE) and how to use it. • You will understand what is meant by LPTA: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable and how to use […]

    Summer Outreach Small Business Seminar & Matchmaker – June 5

    June 5 – 9:00am – 3:00pm Summer Outreach provides business development opportunities for vendors in a setting where they can get personal attention in successfully marketing their products, services and supplies to Defense and Civilian procurement representatives, primes, and acquisition personnel. Among the skills you will acquire at this event: • You will understand how recent events are effecting government procurements and how you can adjust your strategies accordingly. • You will understand what is meant by Brand Name or Equal (BNoE) and how to use it. • You will understand what is meant by LPTA: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable and how to use […]

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  • June 2-4 CelebrAsian is the oldest and largest pan Asian American Procurement Opportunity Conference in the United States. For over 28 years USPAACC has worked diligently in partnership with Corporate America and the Federal, State and Local Government to open doors to contract, educational and professional opportunities for the Asian American community. The Annual CelebrAsian Conference shines a spotlight on these ongoing endeavors as well as the impressive achievements of Asian Americans. Time: See Schedule Organizer: USPAACC Phone:202-296-5221 Location: Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner Email: michelle@uspaacc.com Website: http://celebrasianconference.com Register

    Celebrasian 2014 Procurement Opportunity Conference – June 02-04

    June 2-4 CelebrAsian is the oldest and largest pan Asian American Procurement Opportunity Conference in the United States. For over 28 years USPAACC has worked diligently in partnership with Corporate America and the Federal, State and Local Government to open doors to contract, educational and professional opportunities for the Asian American community. The Annual CelebrAsian Conference shines a spotlight on these ongoing endeavors as well as the impressive achievements of Asian Americans. Time: See Schedule Organizer: USPAACC Phone:202-296-5221 Location: Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner Email: michelle@uspaacc.com Website: http://celebrasianconference.com Register

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