National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit Fall 2016

DC Fall
[Coming to DC for the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit? Make sure to join us for our FedCon Optimization Workshop on October 19 to learn how to maximize your access to federal contracts.]

Join us on October 20, 2016 in Washington, DC for the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit, jointly hosted by The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.

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 (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have confirmed)
  • 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

Date and Time

Thursday October 20, 2016. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm EST


7:15 amRegistration & Networking (Coffee Available)
8:00 amWelcomeMargot Dorfman - CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
Vikki Hawthorne - National Director | Supplier Development, USWCC & ASBCC
8:30 amGovernment Contracting:Debunking the MythsAnna Urman - Director, Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program at George Mason University
9:00 amMissile Defense Agency OpportunitiesLee Rosenberg - Director, Office of Small Business Programs. Missile Defense Agency
9:30 amU.S. Department of the Navy OpportunitiesEmily Harman - Director, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of the Navy
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amNational Aeronautics and Space Administration OpportunitiesGlenn Delgado - Director, Office of Small Business & Disadvantaged Business Utilization, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
11:00 amU.S. Department of the Air Force OpportunitiesMark Teskey - Director, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of the Air Force
11:30 amU.S. Department of the Army OpportunitiesTommy Marks - Director, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of the Army
12:00 pmLunch (On Your Own)
1:00 pmIndustry Breakout Sessions/One-on-One Agency & Prime Meetings*
4:00 pmAdjourn


Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 842-1300
McPherson Square Metro Station
Sleeping Rooms: $239


Sponsorship provides extra visibility and summit registration. To purchase a sponsorship  click here .

  • Gold Sponsorship: Includes — Full Page Ad in summit program, 6′ display table, 2 summit attendees. Price – $1,000
  • Silver Sponsorship: Includes — 1/2 Page Ad in summit program, 2 summit attendees. Price – $750
  • Bronze Sponsorship: Includes — 1/4 Page Ad in summit program, 1 summit attendee. Price – $500

Registration & Fees

 Click Here to Register  

Note: Registration fees are based on membership level.  Members and non-members are welcome. Fees for this summit are as follows:  Supplier Members – $105 | Business Members – $155 | Individual, Advocate and Non-Members – $225 | Government Agency and Large Prime Contractor Representatives (as approved by USWCC) – Complimentary. If you are not currently a Supplier or Business Member, consider joining here and then returning to this page to purchase your discounted registration.

Matchmaking Process

At the start of the session, Agencies / Primes will introduce themselves. You then meet with any of the agencies/primes in which you have interest in doing business. There are no sign up sheets or bells and whistles. You are allowed 5 minutes – or longer if there is no line behind you. If you are patient, you will have the opportunity to meet with everyone. Make sure to bring your one-page capabilities statement and business cards that include your information.

One-On-One Matchmaking

Agencies / Primes invited and previously participating include – confirmed are in bold:


  • Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center – DC
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center – Virginia
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • U.S. Dept of Agriculture
    • Farm Services Agency
    • Forest Service
  • U.S. Dept of the Army: HQ
  • U.S. Dept of Commerce
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • U.S. Dept of Defense
    • Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA)
    • Missile Defense Agency
  • U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Dept of Homeland Security
    • Coast Guard
    • Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • U.S. Dept of Justice
  • U.S. Dept of Labor
  • U.S. Dept of State
  • U.S. Dept of the Air Force
    • Air Force District of Washington/Joint Base Andrews
    • 11th Contracting Squadron/Joint Base Andrews
  • U.S. Dept of the Interior
  • U.S. Dept of the Treasury
  • U.S. Dept of the Navy 
  • U.S. Dept of Transportation
    • FAA
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Washington Headquarters Services
  • All Native Group
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • CenturyLink
  • CSRA
  • Kelly Government Solutions
  • Maryland Department of Commerce
  • M.C. Dean
  • National Government Services – Anthem
  • SAIC
  • STG Inc.
  • Tetra Tech
  • Unisys
  • Washington DC District – Office of Contracting and Procurement


  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – Manufacturing Extension Partnership
  • National Science Foundation
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) – Office of Surety Guarantees
  • U.S. Dept of Education
  • U.S. Dept of Energy
  • U.S Dept of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
  • Academi
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • BAE Systems
  • Care First BlueCross Blue Shield
  • CGI Federal
  • Contrack International
  • DC Health Link
  • Harris Corporation
  • Johnson Controls
  • Raytheon
  • Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
  • Southern Research
  • Skanska
  • WMATA – Washington Metro Area Transit Authority