U.S. Department of State Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization – Annual Subcontract Training/ Small Business Networking Session


Welcome to the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization | 2017 Annual Subcontract Training Session hosted by the US Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

Department of State and Prime Contractor Representatives will be provided with updates to the Sub-Contracting Program, review regulations, compliance and Audit Issues and address issues and disputes. You will also have the opportunity to meet with small businesses.

This registration page is for government and prime representatives only. For small businesses looking to register, we will be posting a separate registration page soon.


Geo Mason University, Arlington Campus
3351 Fairfax Drive, Founders Hall
Arlington, VA 22201
Information Line: 703-993-8999
Metro Station: Between Virginia Square (closest) and Clarendon

Date and Time

Wednesday, August 2, 2017. 8:30 am – 3:00pm Eastern Standard Time


Time Item
8:30 amSign In
9:00 amWelcome
George Price - Director, Dept. of State OSDBU Operations
9:10 amWelcome
Margot Dorfman - CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
9:20 amIntroduction of Cathy Read,
Director (AQM)

George Price - Director, Dept. of State Operations
9:25 amNew Operations Subcontracting Plan
Cathy Read - Director, Dept. of State Office of Acquisitions Management
9:40 amQ&A
9:55 amSubcontracting Updates
Angela Terry - Commercial Marketing Representative, Small Business Administration, Office of Government Contracting
10:55 amLunch Break (Large Business/Set Up)
Small Business Sign In
11:30 amWelcome to Small Business
George Price - Director, Dept. of State OSDBU Operations
11:45 am - 3:00 pmOne-on-One Matchmaking

Registration & Fees

 Click Here to Register 

The standard registration  is complimentary for Government Agencies and Large Prime Contractors.


As an attendee, you have the option to purchase a Sponsorship for your Agency or Company to advertise in our event program. Here are the options below:

  • Platinum Sponsor ($1,000): Full ad in the program, 6′ display table, 2 attendees, shown as a Lunch Sponsor and recognition on the website at the event web page.
  • Gold Sponsor ($750): Full page ad in program, 6′ Display Table, 2 Attendees
  • Silver Sponsor ($500): Half page ad in program, 2 Attendees
  • Bronze Sponsor ($400): Quarter page ad in program, 1 Attendee

 Click Here to Purchase a Sponsorship 


Make sure to register as either a government representative or large prime contractor representative, if you are not currently, in order to register for the event. Both memberships are complimentary.