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Day One: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM EST
End Time: 4:30 PM EST

Day Two: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Start Time: 8:30 AM EST
End Time: 4:00 PM EST

Location:

Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale 

1100 SE 17th St Causeway 

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 

(954) 527-2700 

 

Sleeping Rooms: $219 


Fees: Register Now
Business Member - $95
NASBC Supplier Council Member - $65
Registrant - $165
Member Plus - $65
Board of Experts - $0
Association Partner - $0
Association Member - $0
Resource Partner - $0
Govt Supporting Member - $0
Government Member - $0
Prime Contr Sup Mbr - $0
Prime Contractor Mbr - $0
Leadership Team - $65

Sponsorship Options: Register Now
Gold - $1,000
Includes Full Page Ad in Meeting Program, 6' Display Table, and 2 Attendees
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Silver - $750
Includes 1/2 Page Ad in Meeting Program, 2 Attendees
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Bronze - $500
Includes 1/4 Page Ad and 1 Attendee


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Region: National
Network: Industries, Manage & Grow Your Business, NASBC Gov't Contracting Supplier Council
Category: Industries, Government Contracting
Tags: contracts, small business, government, primes


Join us for the 7th Annual ASBCC / USWCC National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast presented jointly by the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce National Association of Small Business Contractors being held in Fort Lauderdale, FL on January 27 and 28, 2016. 

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
  • Influence on The Hill -- connecting votes to action for our Congressional leaders  
Agenda:
January 27, 2016

12:15

 Lunch (On your own)  Registration & Networking

1:00

Welcome – State of the State of Small Business
  Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce; VP for Govt Affairs, American Small Business Chamber of Commerce

 1:15

Accountability in Contracting

  Terry Williams,  CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce

1:45

 Knowledge is the Key to Success
    C.Y. Brown-Griffin, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center - Jacksonville

2:15

US Army Corp Briefing
  Beth Meyers, Director, OSBP; Linda Spadaro, Deputy for    Small Business, U.S. Army District – Mobile

2:45

   U.S. Special Ops Command Briefing
   Chris Harrington, Director, OSP

3:15

Cost, Pricing & Auditing
Carl Gebo, Government Contractors Assistance & Resource Line LLC

4:00

WOSB Certification Update – Not Just for Women-Owned Firms

Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce

4:30

Adjourn


 January 28, 2016

8:00 am

Registration & Networking (Coffee Available)

8:30

Welcome Back
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce; VP for Govt Affairs, American Small Business Chamber of Commerce

8:45

Nasa Opportunities Briefing

Joyce McDowell, Small Business Specialist, OSDBU

9:15

FDOT Support Services Program – Assisting Small and Disadvantage Businesses

Tom Rush, DBE Program Manager, FDOT

Tom Quinn, Vice President, Construction Estimating Institute (CEI)

Thomas Huggins, DBE Project Director, FDOT

9:45

Accessing Contracts During a Disaster

Annette Wright, Supervisory Contract Specialist, FEMA

Kertz Hare, Regional Logistics Chief, RRCC Director,
FEMA Region IV

10:30

  Break

10:45

   Air Force Opportunities Briefing
   Sherri Richardson, Director, Small Business Office    45SB/SW, Patrick Air Force Base

11:15

U.S. Army Opportunities Brief

Tommy Marks, Director, Office of Small Business Programs

 11:45

 
PEO STRI Mentor Protégé Brief

Randy Edney, Associate Director for Small Business Programs, U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation

   12:00

  Lunch (Lunch on Your Own)

1:00

One-on-One Agency / Prime Meetings*

4:00

Adjourn


In addition, Federal Agencies and Prime contractors will be available for one-on-one matchmaking opportunities.

Agencies / Primes invited and previous participants include:  (Confirmed are in Bold)
Air Force
    Patrick Air Force
    SOCOM
Army
    Office of Small Business Programs
    US Army Engineer Corp of Engineers - Jacksonville
    US Army Engineer District - Mobile
    PEO/STRI

Florida Department of Transportation 
      All aspects of Road & Bridge Construction
General Services Administration
Homeland Security
       FEMA
       ICE
NASA
Navy 
    NAVFAC

    NAVAIR
    NAVSUP
Broward County
CAE
Comprehensive Health Services
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
FL MEP
Miami-Dade County
Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center - Fort Lauderdale
Turner Construction Company
PTAC

* 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:

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





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