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Our events calendar identifies 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. Inclusion of an event on this website does not constitute endorsement or sponsorship by the DoD, and information linked to from this page is beyond the control of the DoD, which does not guarantee that it is current or accurate.


DATE

EVENT LOCATION
2018                   
Dec. 3-6 Defense Manufacturing Conference Nashville, TN
Dec. 4 Gulf Coast Industry Connection Gulfport, MS
Dec. 4-6 Federal Business Opportunities Conference San Juan, PR
Dec. 5 Artificial Intelligence: Intellectual Property Policy Considerations Alexandria, VA
Dec. 12 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
Dec. 20 Small Business Cybersecurity Workshop Los Angeles, CA (and online)
2019    
Jan. 9 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
Jan. 10 Minority Enterprise Advocate Business Networking Event Woodbridge, VA
Jan. 14 Creating the Next: Defense Innovation Conference Atlanta, GA
Jan. 24 USWCC National Small Business Contracting Summit (West Coast) San Francisco, CA
Feb. 11 TRIAD Nashville, TN
Feb. 11-13 National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference Nashville, TN
Feb. 13 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
March 5-6 DoD Pacific Northwest Regional Council (PNWRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Fife, WA
March 10-14 APTAC Spring Conference Reno, NV
March 13 DoD Mid-Atlantic Regional Council (MARC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Rockville, MD
March 13 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
March 14 DoD Western Regional Council (WRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Irvine, CA
March 19 Small Business Cybersecurity Workshop Honolulu, HI
March 25-28 Reservation Economic Summit Las Vegas, NV
April 8-11 Space Symposium Colorado Springs, CO
April 10 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
April 10-11 DON Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition Lowell, MA
April 25-26 DoD Northeast Regional Council (NRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Portland, ME
April 25-26 New England Region Matchmaker (more information coming soon) Portland, ME
April 29 DoD North Central Regional Council Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) St. Louis, MO
May 6-8 Sea Air Space Washington, DC
May 8 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
May 20-23 SOFIC Tampa, FL
May 29-31 VETS19 San Antonio, TX
June 5-7 CelebrAsian Houston, TX
June 12 National Veteran Small Business Coalition Dinner Meeting (DC Chapter) Arlington, VA
June 25-26 MDA Small Business Conference Huntsville, AL 
July 10 DoD Pacific Northwest Regional Council (PNWRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Fife, WA
July 24 DoD Western Regional Council (WRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) San Diego, CA
July 25-26 Gold Coast San Diego, CA
Aug. 13 DoD South Central Regional Council (SCRC) Training Workshop (event restricted to large prime contractors and government Small Business Professionals) Arlington, TX
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