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



Jan. 25 Women of Prince George's (WPG) Jump Start Your Business Bowie, MD  DoD
Jan. 30 TRI-Association Small Business Advisory Panel (TRIAD) (designed for large prime contractor SBLOs)
Nashville, TN DoD, MDA and Navy
Jan. 30-Feb. 1 National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference Nashville, TN Army and DoD
Feb. 8 Meet the Corps Owasso, OK

March 5-8 APTAC Spring Conference Jacksonville, FL  
March 5-8 Reservation Economic Summit Las Vegas, NV  
March 6-7 USWCC National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit Washington, DC DSS
March 13-14 Human Systems Conference Springfield, VA   
April 9-11 Sea Air Space Expo National Harbor, MD  
April 9-11 Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition National Harbor, MD  
April 23-27 DoD OSBP 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 14-16 MDA Small Business Conference Huntsville, AL MDA
May 21-24 SOFIC Tampa, FL SOCOM
May 22-24 DOE Small Business Forum & Expo
Houston, 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  
Aug. 7-8 Gold Coast San Diego, CA Navy
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

Are you a WOSB? 
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.
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