January 2019

Title: NVSBC DC Metro Chapter Meeting
Location: Key Bridge Marriott | 1401 Lee Highway | 14th floor Capital View Ballroom | Arlington, VA 22209
Date/Time: January 9 /4:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST

Registration: Click Here
Description: AGENDA
4:00 pm Boot Camp Training Program – Room TBA
“How To Grow By Acquisition: Learn Why You Could Should Buy A Company!”
Guest Speaker & Experienced Acquirer – Tony Moscatelli, CEO Associated Veterans

5:30 pm Registration & Networking Hour – 14th Floor Capital View Ballroom

6:30 pm Call to Order, Announcements & Dinner

7:30 pm Special Guest Presentation:
MS. KAREN L. BRAZELL, Principal Executive Director and Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, Dept. Of Veterans Affairs (VA)
“UPDATES FROM THE VA CAO: ACQUISITION POLICY & PRIORITIES IN 2019 AND BEYOND!”

Title:  NVSBC Tampa Chapter Dinner
Location: Centre Club – Tampa |123 South West Shore Boulevard | 8th floor | Tampa, FL 33609

Date/Time: January 10 /5:30 pm – 8:30 pm EST
Registration: Click Here
Description:  NVSBC Tampa Bay welcomes once again Mr. Chris Harrington, Director, Office of Small Business, United States Special Operations Command to kick off the new year and lead a panel discussion with contracting officers from SOCOM and get your questions answered! A complimentary boot camp on building your pipeline for 2019 is included with your ticket.

Boot Camp: 4:30-5:30 , register after purchasing a ticket by emailing: jwclark@solvability.com

“Because you have to do more than respond to bids.You have to know the Government prospect as you would a commercial customer” Prices- Award History – Forecasted Expenditures-B2B- Competitor and Contracting Officer knowledge, presented by Barry Nelson of Proxity, NVSBC Member

Networking – 5:30-6:15 (cash bar)
Introductions/Dinner – 6:15-7:15
Program – 7:15-8:00 
Q&A/ Networking – 8:00-8:30

Congratulations to our new Tampa Bay Chapter President, John W. Curtis of Government Solutions Providers. To be added to our distribution list, please email Richie at richie.harris@jointetech.com

February 2019
Title: National 8(a) Small Business Conference
Location: Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center|Nashville, Tennessee
Date/Time: February 11-13/9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration: Click Here

Description: The National 8(a) Small Business Conference is the premier supplier diversity networking event for small businesses.

The Conference offers educational sessions and resources for small businesses, minority businesses, current 8(a) companies, and graduated 8(a) companies as well as supplier diversity matchmaking with federal agencies, large business primes, and commercial companies and multiple networking opportunities to meet federal agencies, buyers, and prospective teaming partners.

March 2019

Title: 14th Annual Veterans In Business Conference
Location Army Navy Country Club| 1700 Army Navy Drive | Arlington VA 22202
Date/Time: March 25  /9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration: http://www.veteransbusinessconference.org
Description: The Annual Veterans In Business Conference provides education, networking and business opportunities for the military community (including all era Veterans, active duty, National Guard, Reservists and military spouses) who continue to serve and strengthen our country with their small business endeavors and entrepreneurial spirit. The conference was created by civic and business leaders in Northern Virginia to provide networking opportunities, training and exposure to the military community who wish to start and grow their businesses (whether it be B2B, B2G, B2C or non-profit) through the many opportunities the metro DC area affords.

April 2019

Title: U.S. Department of Energy Small Business Forum and Expo
Location: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date/Time: April 16 – 18/9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration: https://www.energy.gov/osdbu/smallbusinessconference/18th-annual-us-department-energy-small-business-forum-expo
Description: The DOE Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization created the Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo to connect the agency’s offices, power administrations, laboratory and technology centers, and prime contractors with small business entrepreneurs to meet the mission needs of the Department of Energy.

DOE2019 is a great way for small businesses to network and discuss their services and solutions with agency procurement officials, small business program managers and prime contractor representatives already working within DOE. DOE2019 brought in over 800 attendees and over 100 exhibitors! Of those in attendance, 30% were representatives from government agencies, large businesses, and industry.

May 2019

Title: 9th Annual Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium
Location: Marriott Rivercenter | San Antonio, Texas
Date/Time: May 29 – 31/8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration: Click Here