Events

 

Our events calendar identifies OSBP speaking engagements and conferences that provide small businesses with the opportunity to learn about DoD requirements and contracting opportunities. Our calendar also includes DoD OSBP-sponsored events restricted to government employees and DoD Regional Council members. 

Do you want to add an event to our calendar? Email event details to osd.business.defense@mail.mil.

EVENTS CALENDAR
DATE EVENT OSBP Speaker/s
Date Event Location OSBP Speaker/s
JANUARY
   
17 Army Corps of Engineers Northwest Seattle (CENWS) Industry Day Seattle, WA  
24 Defense Standardization Program Industry Day  Tysons, VA
       
FEBRUARY    
7-8 National 8(a) Association Conference Orlando, FL Army
9 Spring TRIAD Conference Orlando, FL  
21-23 WEST Conference and Exhibition San Diego, CA  
       
MARCH    
9 Alliance Northwest PTAC Conference Puyallup, WA  
13-15 AUSA Global Force Symposium and Expo Huntsville, AL  
22-24 DoD Northeast Regional Council Matchmaker and Training Providence, RI  
23 Idaho PTAC Conference Coeur D'Alene, ID DoD (invited)
       
APRIL    
3-5 Navy Sea-Air-Space Expo Oxon Hill, MD Navy
3-7 DoD OSBP Training Week (government-only training event) Atlanta, GA DoD (sponsor)
10-13 APTAC Spring Conference San Diego, CA  
26 AUSA Army Contracts
Arlington, VA  
26 HUBZone Small Business Summit  Philadelphia, PA  
       
MAY    
15-17 National SBIR/STTR Conference Washington, DC  
16-18 SOFIC Tampa, FL  
24 Air Force ISR Industry Day Chantilly, VA  
       
JUNE    
6 NDIA Annual Small Business Conference Springfield, VA  
12-15 VETS2017 Norfolk, VA  
13-15 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium Baltimore, MD  
20-21 MDA Small Business Conference Huntsville, AL MDA
       
JULY  
27 National HUBZone Summit Columbus, OH  
       
AUGUST    
8-10 TechNet Augusta Augusta, GA  
22-23 Navy Gold Coast San Diego, CA  
       
SEPTEMBER    
18-20 Air, Space & Cyber Conference National Harbor, MD  
       
OCTOBER    
12-13 National HUBZone Conference Chantilly, VA  
       
NOVEMBER    
5-8 APTAC Fall Conference Washington, DC  
SPOTLIGHT

2017 Small Business Training Week
The 2017 DoD Small Business Training Week is scheduled for April 3-7 in Atlanta, Georgia. More than 500 government employees from 26 agencies attended the 2016 event, which featured 74 speakers, 11 general sessions, nine plenary sessions, 27 breakout sessions and a bootcamp designed for novice Small Business Professionals (SBPs). Four days of learning and networking were capped off by the Vanguard Awards Ceremony, a celebration of outstanding achievements by members of the SBP community. Learn more

DoD 2016 HUBZone Summit
Did you attend DoD’s 2016 HUBZone Summit in Detroit? The one-day Summit was packed with useful information and networking opportunities. Learn more.

ChallengeHER
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), American Express OPEN and the Small Business Administration launched ChallengeHER in 2013 to boost government contracting opportunities for WOSBs. ChallengeHER provides free workshops, mentoring and direct access to government buyers. Learn more

Boots to Business
The Small Business Administration's Boots to Business program provides entrepreneurial training within DoD's Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Learn more.

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