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 events restricted to government employees and/or large businesses.

Do you have an event you want to promote? Email event details to osd.business.defense@mail.mil



March 5-8 APTAC Spring Conference Jacksonville, FL  
March 5-8 Reservation Economic Summit Las Vegas, NV DoD
March 6-7 USWCC National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit Washington, DC DSS
March 7 JEDI Cloud Industry Day Arlington, VA  
March 13-14 Human Systems Conference Springfield, VA   
March 14 USACE Nashville Small Business Industry Day Nashville, TN USACE
March 15 Alliance Northwest Puyallup, WA  
April 3-4 AFCEA Belvoir Industry Days Oxon Hill, MD  
April 9-11 Sea Air Space Expo National Harbor, MD  
April 9-11 Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition National Harbor, MD  
April 18 Aberdeen Proving Ground Spring Technology Expo Aberdeen, MD DoD
April 19 Government Procurement Conference Washington, DC  
April 23 DoD Southeast Regional Council (SERC) Workshop New Orleans, LA Army, DoD
April 23-27 DoD Small Business Training Week (restricted to government employees) New Orleans, LA DoD OSBP-sponsored event
April 25-27 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit Nashville, TN  
April 30- May 3 AUSVI Xponential 2018 Denver, CO  
May 1 NOVA B2G Matchmaking Conference and Small Business Expo Herndon, VA  
May 13-16 National SBIR Conference Anaheim, CA  
May 15-16 MDA Small Business Conference Huntsville, AL MDA
May 17 ChallengeHER Alexandria, VA  
May 17 HUBZone Small Business Summit  Dallas, TX  
May 18 Montgomery County govConNet Procurement Conference Rockville, MD  
May 21-24 SOFIC Tampa, FL SOCOM
May 22 Small Business Opportunity Fair Space Tech Expo Pasadena, CA  
May 22-24 DOE Small Business Forum & Expo
Houston, TX  
June 7 ChallengeHER Austin, TX  
June 10-14 VETS2018 Williamsburg, VA  
June 13-15 National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) National Conference Plano, TX DoD
June 14 USWCC National Small Business Contracting Summit (Southeast Conference) Charleston, SC  
June 19-20 DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference Columbus, OH DoD
July 31-Aug. 2 Air Force Sustainment Small Business Industry Days Layton, UT  
Aug. 7-8 Gold Coast San Diego, CA Navy
Oct. 11-12 National HUBZone Conference Chantilly, VA  
Oct. 23-25 SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit Tampa, FL  
Nov. 12-14 APTAC Fall Conference Washington, DC  

Don't Miss SBTW18
Small Business Training Week (SBTW18) is slated for April 23-27, 2018, in New Orleans. The registration site is coming soon. Details about the event are here

Read Dr. Galvin's SAMESBC Speech
On Nov. 17, 2017, Dr. James Galvin delivered a closing keynote speech at the Society of American Military Engineers' Small Business Conference (SAMESBC) in Pittsburgh, PA. You can read his speech here

Check Out the Slides from MARC
DoD's Mid-Atlantic Regional Council (MARC) met Nov. 27, 2017. The slides from the event are here

Learn About the WOSB Program
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