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11th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference 2020Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 7:15 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

Summit Details

Date & Time

Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 7:15 AM – 4:00 PM EST


Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center
5055 International Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29418

Sleeping Rooms: $179 + tax; Cut off May 13, 2020

Tip: To ensure a speedy sign-in process remember to bring a printout of your receipt (if available). The sign-in sheet is organized alphabetically by company name.  To make the most out of your Matchmaking time remember to bring your priority list of Agency and Primes with whom you wish to meet.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 7:15 AM – 4:00 PM EST


Time Topic/Speaker
7:15 am Registration & Networking (Coffee Available)
8:00 am American Small Business Chamber of Commerce / U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Welcome
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce; VP for Govt Affairs, American Small Business Chamber of Commerce
8:15 am Successful Contracting Overseas
George Price, Director, OSDBU, U.S. Department of State
8:45 am USAID Opportunities Brief
Mauricio Vera, Director OSDBU
9:00 am Federal Acquisition and Procurement Strategies
Arleen L. Boyd-Alston, Procurement Center Representative Office of Government Contracting – Area III, U.S. Small Business Administration (invited)
9:30 am NASA Opportunities Brief
10:00 am Agency / Prime Opportunities Brief
10:30 am GSA Opportunities Briefing
Chasity Ash, Procurement Analyst
11:00 am DOD Opportunities Briefing – USACE / SOCOM / Navy / Air Force / PEO STRI (invited)
11:30 am Regulatory Update and Impact on Access to Federal Contracts
Margot Dorfman – CEO, U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce; V.P. Gov’t Affairs, American Small Business Chamber of Commerce
12:00 pm Lunch (Lunch on Your Own)
1:00 pm One-on-One Agency / Prime Meetings*
4:00 pm Adjourn



Sponsorship provides extra visibility and summit registration. To purchase a sponsorship click here.

  • Platinum Sponsorship: Includes –Recognition and Full-Page Ad in event program: 8″ wide X 10.5″ deep, Recognized as Coffee Sponsor, Logo with link to your homepage placed at our event web page, 6’ Display Table, Recognition as WiFi sponsor, 3 registrants. Price – $1,250
  • Gold Sponsorship: Includes –Recognition and Full-Page Ad in event program: 8″ wide X 10.5″ deep, Company Name linked to your homepage placed at our event web page, 6’ Display Table, 2 registrants. Price – $1,000
  • Silver Sponsorship: Includes –Recognition and Half Page Ad in event program: 8″ wide X 5.125″deep, Name Listed on the Event web page without link, 2 registrants. Price – $750
  • Bronze Sponsorship: Includes – Recognition and Quarter Page Ad in event program: 4″ wide X 5.125″deep, Name Listed on the Event web page without link, 1 registrant. Price – $500

Thank you to this year’s sponsors

Platinum Gold  Silver  Bronze 


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

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.

Matchmaking Process

At the start of the 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.

Agencies / Primes confirmed to participate below:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Army
    • U.S. Army Engineer District, Charleston SC
    • U.S. Army Engineer District, Mobile AL
    • PEO STRI
  • BAE Systems– NAICS: 335931, 335932, 332710, 332721, 332322, 334412, 334418
  • B.L. Harbert International
  • Boeing
  • Charleston County
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  • Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Department of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Harris Corp
  • GDIT – NAICS: 518210, 541330, 541990, 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, 517919
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • IAP Worldwide Services, Inc
  • U.S. Department of Interior (DOI)
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
    • Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
    • Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    • John F. Kennedy Space Center
  • U.S. Air Force
    • Patrick Air Force Base, FL
  • U.S. Navy
    • Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
    • Naval Facilities Engneering Command (NAVFAC)
    • Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVUP)
  • Siemens Power Generation, Inc.
  • Skanska
  • U.S. State Department- Procurement Forecast
    • Bureau of Administration (A)
    • Office of the Procurement Executive (OPE)
    • Office of Acquisition Management (AQM)
    • Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DSCD)
    • Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)
    • Bureau of Resource Management (RM)
    • Foreign Service Institute (FSI)
    • Functional Bureau Support Branch (FBSB)
    • International Programs Division (IP)
    • Facilities Design and Construction Division (FDCD)
    • Business Operations Division (BOD)
    • German American Partnership Program (GAPP)
    • OSDBU
  • U.S. Special Operations Command  (SOCOM)
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Surety Bond Executive, Inc.
  • Turner Construction
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) 
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Veteran Affairs

Resource Partners

  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

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