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Day One: Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Start Time: 9:15 AM EST
End Time: 6:00 PM EST

Day Two: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Start Time: 8:00 AM EST
End Time: 4:00 PM EST



Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
350 S Northlake Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
350 S Northlake Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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Business Member - $160
NASBC Supplier Council Member - $140
Registrant - $199
Member Plus - $140
Board of Experts - $140
Association Partner - $199
Association Member - $140
Resource Partner - $140
Govt Supporting Member - $0
Government Member - $0
Prime Contr Sup Mbr - $0
Prime Contractor Mbr - $0
Leadership Team - $140

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Network: NASBC Gov't Contracting Supplier Council
Category: Government Contracting, Government Contracting
Tags: federal contracting, prime contractors

Join us for the 3rd Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast 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 Orlando, FL on January 25 - 26, 2012. 

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 2012 objectives
  • Influence on The Hill -- connecting votes to action for our Congressional leaders

All Federal Agencies and Prime contractors have been invited.  We will update the confirmed attendees as we hear back from them. 


January 25, 2012

9:15 am Pre-Summit Registration & Networking
10 am - 
Pre-Summit Special Session
WOSB National Council South East Meeting

(All summit attendees are invited to learn about the federal contracting and teaming opportunities available through the new WOSB/EDWOSB women-owned small business set-aside program.)
10:00 am Welcome
Margot Dorfman, CEO - U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
10:30 WOSB/EDWOSB Program Update, Opportunities, Certification
11:00 Strategies for Policy Influence Lisa Maatz, National Policy Director, American Association of University Women

Lunch (On Your Own)


Small business summit begins

12:30 pm Registration & Networking
1:00 pm Welcome
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and Terry Williams, CEO of The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce
1:15 Keynote:  The Small Business Imperative
Terry Williams, CEO of The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce
1:45 Follow the Money to Access Contract Opportunities
Alice O'Neal, Patrick Air Force Base
2:15 GSA Opportunities and Access
Mildred Quinley, Director, GSA Region 4
3:00 Government Contracting Mythology
Diane Dempsey, Director - Socio Economic Programs, BAE Systems
3:45 Teaming & JV Agreements Carl Gebo, Cecily McLeod
4:15 Leveraging your Chamber to Grow you Business -Cutting your bottom line with SmartRETIRE  Janette Davis, CEO, USWCC Money
4:30 - 6:30 Reception

January 26, 2012

8:00 am Networking (coffee provided)
8:30 Welcome Back
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
8:45 NASA Opportunities Update
Glenn Delgado, Director, OSDBU
9:15 Things to Consider when doing Government Contracting Randy Edney, Director, Office of Small Business Programs
9:45 U.S. Department of Interior Opportunities Briefing Nijua N. Heard, Contracting Officer, US Fish and Wildlife
10:15 Break
10:30 USSOCOM Opportunities Briefing
Chris Harrington, MacDill Air Force Base – SOCOM
11:00 Naval Supply Systems Command Opportunities Briefing Caretha Brown-Griffin, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville Headquarters
11:30 How to Market Your Capabilities
Beth Myers, Deputy for Small Business, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Noon Lunch (Box Lunch Provided)
1:00 pm Small Business Introductions, Opportuntiies Briefings, One-On-One Meetings with Agencies and Prime Contractors

Agencies, Prime Contractors and Resource Providers confirmed to date:

Air Force

  • Patrick Air Force Base
  • SOCOM, McDill Air Force Base


  • Office of Small Business Programs
  • US Army Engineer Corp of Engineers - Jacksonville
  • US Army Engineer District - Mobile
  • Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground

BAE Systems

Department of Homeland Security

  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
  • ICE | Office of Acquisition Management (OAQ)
  • US Coast Guard 

Department of Interior

Department of State

General Services Administration

Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics (GTL)

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control



  • NAVSUP FLC Jacksonville Headquarters

Procurement Technical Assistance Program – Orlando

US Securities and Exchange Commission

Small Business Development Center

U.S.DOT Southeast Small Business Transportation Field

4:00 Adjourn

* One-on-One meetings are set in a round-robin fashion. Each person is allowed 5 - 10 minutes to speak with the small business representatives. There is no sign up - it is your choice with whom you meet.  If you are patient and do not rush to leave, you will have the opportunity to meet with all of the agencies and primes. 

For successful meetings - we suggest bringing a one-page Capabilities Statement  for each agency/prime representatve that includes:

Year established
Company name
Telephone numbers
E-mail addresses
Core Competencies
Client Portfolio
Past Performance
Website address
Business category
Socioeconomic Categories (if applicable)
Points of Contact

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The ASBCC was informative and it was a great opportunity to network; Thanks for posting the PDF briefs so promptly. Drew Thomas ARTTRA Inc.