National Small Business Contracting Summit | Midwest Conference – 8/17/17

National Small Business Contracting Summit | Midwest Conference – 8/17/17Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Standard Time [Columbus, OH]

Join us on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Columbus, OH,  for the National Small Business Contracting Summit | Midwest Conference, jointly hosted by The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

View NAICS requirements of participating agencies and primes here.

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 (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have confirmed)
  • 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

Midwest Summit Details

Date & Time: Thursday, August 17, 2017. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Standard Time
Location: Embassy Suites Columbus Airport
2886 Airport Drive
Columbus, OH 43219Sleeping Rooms: $139
Time Item
7:30 am Registration – Coffee
8:00 am Welcome/Introductions

Cris Young – President, The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce              Margot Dorfman – CEO, U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce                                Vikki Hawthorne – National Director, Supplier Development ASBCC/USWCC

8:15 am Legislative Update & Policy Initiative – VIDEO

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

8:30 am US Spending.gov – Maximizing Use of Market Research Tools to Secure Federal Contracts

Howard A. ‘Tony’ Griffin – Procurement Specialist, Ohio PTAC Network

9:15 am Procurement Center Representative: Fighting for Small Businesses Fair Share of Contract Dollars

Shanda Harris – Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA Columbus District Office

9:45 am Doing Business with the US Department of State

Dr. Anthony Josey – Senior Procurement Analyst , Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization, US State Department

10:15 am Break
10:30 am Doing Business with Department of Defense – Panel
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center   – Angela Arnold, Deputy Director OSBP
Army Corp of Engineers – Bonita Carroll, Deputy for Small Business, Chicago/Detroit Districts
Defense Finance Accounting Services – Michael Turner, Director, OSBP
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime – James Secrist, Acting Associate Director, OSBP
 11:15 am Doing Business with Battelle

Lynnise Smith – Small Business Liaison Officer, Battelle

11:45 am Matchmaking Logistics/Instructions
12:00 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 pm Matchmaking with Government & Large Prime Representatives
4:00 pm Adjourn

Sponsorship

Sponsorship provides extra visibility and summit registration. To register for the summit and/or purchase a sponsorship, click here.

  • Gold Sponsorship: Includes — Full Page Ad in summit program, 6′ display table, 2 summit attendees. Price – $1,000
  • Silver Sponsorship: Includes — 1/2 Page Ad in summit program, 2 summit attendees. Price – $500
  • Bronze Sponsorship: Includes — 1/4 Page Ad in summit program, 1 summit attendee. Price – $400

General Registration & Fees

Note: Registration fees are based on membership level. Members and non-members are welcome to register for the summit.

Fees for this summit are as follows:

Government Agency and Large Prime Contractor Representatives (as approved by ASBCC) – Complimentary.

Join today and save on this summit and future meetings: If you are not currently a Supplier or Business Member, consider joining here and then returning to this page to purchase your discounted registration.

At the start of the matchmaking session, Agencies / Primes will introduce themselves. You then meet with any of the agencies/primes in which you have interest in doing business. There are no sign up sheets or bells and whistles. You are allowed 5 minutes – or longer if there is no line behind you. If you are patient, you will have the opportunity to meet with everyone. Make sure to bring your one-page capabilities statement and business cards that include your information.

Government Agencies Confirmed:

  • Central Ohio Transit Authority  (Top NAICS Sought: 238310, 238210, 238330, 238910, 236210, 238110, 485113, 324191, 423130, 541910, 423120)
  • City of Columbus
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 
    • Glenn Research Center (Top NAICS Sought: 541712, 561210, 541519, 236220, 221122, 541690, 561612, 541620, 611430, 611710)
  • State of Ohio
    • Ohio Department of Transportation (Top NAICS Sought: 237310, 237990, 484110, 484220, 484230, 484121, 485210, 541320, 541330, 541360)
    • Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (Top NAICS Sought:  236210, 236220, 237110, 237990, 238110, 238120, 238130, 238140, 238150, 238160, 238190, 238210, 238220, 238290, 238310, 238320, 238330, 238340, 238250, 238390, 238910, 238990, 541310, 541320, 541330, 221330, 423730)
    • Ohio Job and Family Services
  • U.S. Department of Defense
    • Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
    • Air Force Research Laboratory (Top NAICS Sought: 541330, 541712, 541711, 541990)
    • Army Corps of Engineers (Top NAICS Sought: 238990, 238220, 238910, 238210, 238160, 238290, 239320, 238190, 239390, 239330)
    • Defense Finance and Accounting Service (Top NAICS Sought: 334111, 334112, 337214, 511210, 541511, 541519)
    • Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (Top NAICS Sought: 336390, 333613, 332999, 336992, 332911, 332994, 334220, 335312, 336350, 332996) 
  • U.S. Department of Energy
    • National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • U.S. Department of State (Top NAICS Sought: 541611, 561162, 236220, 541512, 541513, 541519, 488192, 541614, 541310)

 

Large Primes:

  • Battelle (Top NAICS Sought: 541380, 541712, 541620, 541690, 541711, 541720, 562910, 621511, 541370, 923120)
  • Dragados (Top NAICS Sought: 237310, 237990, 238110, 238120, 238190, 238910, 238990, 541330, 561730, 561990)

 

Resource Partners:

  • Community Capital Development Corporation
  • Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Center Network
  • Small Business Administration