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Day One: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Start Time: 10:00 AM EST
End Time: 4:30 PM EST

Day Two: Thursday, January 24, 2013
Start Time: 8:30 AM EST
End Time: 4:00 PM EST



Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
350 S Northlake Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

*Sleeping Rooms available at $109 / night - Reservations must be made by Jan 18, 2013 to receive group pricing. Use group code: NSBFCW.

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Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
350 S Northlake Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Fees: Register Now
Business Member - $160
Supplier - $140
Registrant - $199
Member Plus - $140
Board of Experts - $140
Association Partner - $199
Association Member - $140
Resource Partner - $140
Govt Supporting Member - $0
Government Member - $0
Prime Contr Sup Mbr - $0
Prime Contractor Mbr - $0
Leadership Team - $140

Sponsorship Options: Register Now
Gold Updated - $1,250
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
Silver Updated - $750
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
Bronze Updated - $500
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

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Network: NASBC Gov't Contracting Supplier Council
Category: Government Contracting, Government Contracting
Tags: federal contracting, prime contractors

Join us for the 4th Annual ASBCC / USWCC National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast presented jointly by the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce National Association of Small Business Contractors being held in Orlando, FL on January 23 - 24, 2013.

This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes:
  • Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars
  • Access to federal agencies and prime contractors
  • Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities and threats to small business contractors
  • Legal education important for teaming, joint ventures and related topics
  • Connections to potential teaming and joint venture partners
  • Taking new ground - setting a course for the future with specific FY 2012 objectives
  • Influence on The Hill -- connecting votes to action for our Congressional leaders    


January 23, 2013  

WOSB National Council Southeast Conference
*Non-WOSBs are invited to meet potential teaming partners and understand issues impact women-owned firms.


Pre-Summit Registration & Networking


Welcome & Introductions – WOSB State of the State in Federal Contracting

Margot Dorfman, CEO

U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce


Strategies to Growth

Jennifer Dickerson, President

EnRep Inc


Next Steps to Success



General Session - Small Business Summit Begins

12:15 pm

Registration & Networking
(Lunch on your Own)


Welcome - The Small Business Imperative
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce & VP of Govt Relations, American Small Business Chamber of Commerce


The Role of the PCR and Opportunities Briefing Thomas Van Horn, PCR, CMR, Size and COC Specialist,  Small Business Administration


Researching & Winning GSA Contracts
Mildred Quinley, Director, GSA Region 4 (Invited)


Writing Subcontracting Agreements that Protect your Business
Carl Gebo, Government Contractors Assistance & Resource

 4:00  What R U Capable of?
Tony Espinosa, Procurement Specialist, CFU PTAC




January 24, 2013

8:00 am

Registration & Networking
(Coffee Available)


Welcome Back
Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce & VP of Govt Relations, ASBCC


U.S. Department of Interior Opportunities Briefing

Nijua Heard, Contracting Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife


U.S. Army Engineer Opportunities Briefing

Beth Meyers, Director, OSBP
Linda Spadaro, Deputy for Small Business, U.S. Army District - Mobile


U.S. Department of Transportation Briefing: Accessing Bonds and Financial Assistance

Adrianna Clark, Office of Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization




Building Prime Contractor Relationships

Rhonda Sammon, SBLO, Harris Corporation
Julie Song, Regional Manager, Central Florida MEP        


Ask the Expert
Beth Meyers
, Director, OSBP
Linda Spadaro, Deputy for Small Business, U.S. Army District - Mobile


Lunch (Boxed Lunch Provided)


One-on-One Agency / Prime Meetings*



In addition, Federal Agencies and Prime contractors will be available for one-on-one matchmaking opportunities.

Agencies / Primes confirmed to date:
    US Army Engineer Corp of Engineers - Jacksonville
    US Army Engineer District - Mobile
BAE Systems
General Services Administration
Department of Homeland Security
- Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics (GTL)
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Department of Interior
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Procurement Technical Assistance Program – Orlando
Small Business Development Center
U.S.DOT Southeast Small Business Transportation Field Office
U.S. Department of State
Veterans Affairs
Harris Corporation
Central FL Manufacturing Extension Partership
City of Orlando

Agencies / Primes Invited:

* One-on-One meetings are set in a round-robin fashion. Each person is allowed 5 - 10 minutes to speak with the small business representatives. There is no sign up - it is your choice with whom you meet.  If you are patient and do not rush to leave, you will have the opportunity to meet with all of the agencies and primes. 

For successful meetings - we suggest bringing a one-page Capabilities Statement  for each agency/prime representatve that includes:

Year established
Company name
Telephone numbers
E-mail addresses
Core Competencies
Client Portfolio
Past Performance
Website address
Business category
Socioeconomic Categories (if applicable)
Points of Contact

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