6th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPOName: 6th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPODate: May 1, 2018Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDTWebsite: Greater Reston Chamber of CommerceRegistration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:
Is your business doing business with the government ... or would you like to learn how? Then, register to attend the 6th Annual Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference - the premier business-to-government event taking place outside of the beltway!
Event features include:
- One-on-one pre-scheduled matchmaking meetings for businesses with federal, state and local agencies and prime contractors - TICKETS SOLD OUT!
- Small Business EXPO showcasing resources and educational sessions to grow your government contracting business. EXPO TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!
- Opening Ceremony including Keynote Remarks from prominent industry professionals
- Networking and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am Registration, Networking & Breakfast in the Small Business EXPO 8:30 - 9:15 am Opening Ceremony with Keynote Speakers Antonio Doss, Washington Area District Director for the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Commissioner Kevin McAleenan of the US Customs and Border Protection 9:30 - Noon
Educational Sessions and Continued Networking in the Small Business EXPO
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9:30 – 9:55 Block Chain Technology: Key Elements You Need to Know –Paul McNeal, Technologist at The Sturgeon Group, LLC and owns The Crypto Curator
10:00 – 10:25 How to Market to the Federal Government: A View from the Inside – Brian Hebbel (Author) with Book Signing
10:30 – 10:55 B2G Legal Corner
11:00 – 11: 45 Government Contracting: Emerging Trends in 2018
- Moderator – Sarah Holland, Unanet
- Wayne Gatewood, (USMC Ret) CEO, The Gatewood Group
- Pete Tseronis, CEO Dots and Bridges
- Rich Wilkinson, Unanet
- Jackie Robinson-Burnette, Live Oak Bank
9:30am - 12:30 pm Pre-Scheduled Matchmaking Appointments (for Matchmaking & EXPO registrants only) - Tickets Sold Out
About our Keynote Speakers
Antonio Doss has established a reputation for performance, leadership, customer outreach and personal integrity throughout his career in financial services, community development, and government.
Mr. Doss was appointed District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration?s (SBA) Washington Metropolitan Area District Office on December 29, 2013. As District Director, he oversees the delivery of SBA?s small business financing products, contracting programs, and entrepreneurial coaching services in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland. In July 2011, Mr. Doss was appointed as Director of the Office of Grants Management and from 2004 to 2011 he served as Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration?s Office of Small Business Development Centers.
Prior to coming to SBA, Mr. Doss was a senior vice president at Bank of America where he managed the bank?s community development program in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Mr. Doss earned a bachelor?s degree in management from Robert Morris College. He is also a graduate of Leadership Maryland and the Consumer Bankers Association?s Graduate School of Bank Management, at the University of Virginia.
Kevin K. McAleenan became Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection January 20, 2017. As the agency?s chief executive, Mr. McAleenan oversees 60,000 employees, manages a budget of over $13 billion, and ensures the effective operations of CBP?s efforts to protect national security while promoting economic prosperity and security. Mr. McAleenan directs CBP?s three core missions, counterterrorism, border security, and trade enforcement, while facilitating $4 Trillion in trade and facilitating travel of over 365 million people through ports of entry. He oversees the largest law enforcement agency and the second-largest revenue-collecting source in the federal government.
Mr. McAleenan received a 2015 Presidential Rank Award, the nation's highest civil service award. He also received the Service to America Medal, Call to Service Award, in 2005 for spearheading efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive antiterrorism strategy in the border security context after September 11, 2001.
Mr. McAleenan has previously held several leadership positions at CBP and one of its legacy agencies, the U.S. Customs Service. He has been a member of the U.S. Government?s Senior Executive Service since 2006. Prior to government service, Mr. McAleenan practiced law in California. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College.
List of 2018 Prime Contractors and Agencies, as of April 20:
Air Force Small Business US Department of State - FULL Army Small Business US Department of Veteran Affairs Defense Health Agency - FULL Virginia Dept of General Services, eVA Defense Human Resource Activity - FULL AT&T Defense Intelligence Agency - FULL BAE Systems Defense Logistics Agency CALIBRE Systems Fairfax County Dept of Procurement & Material Mgmt CGI Federal Federal Aviation Administration - FULL Engility Federal Communications Commission GSA - FULL IBM Marine Corp Systems Command Leidos - FULL National Institutes of Health - FULL Lockheed Martin NASA
ManTech International Corporation
US Customs & Border Protection MITRE Corporation US Department of Defense - Washington Headquarters Services - FULL Northrop Grumman US Department of Energy SAIC US Department of Health & Human Services SOSi US Department of Housing & Urban Development US Department of Labor
List of 2018 Exhibitors in the Small Business EXPO, as of April 27 - SOLD OUT!
AIG Multinational -MidAtlantic* Freedom Bank of Virginia AOC Key Solutions* Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPA Bean Kinney & Korman* ICAT Systems BEI* Libby King & Associates Beta Solutions CPA* M&T Bank Fairfax County Economic Development Authority* Strategic FAR Advisors govmates* Telework!VA GovTech Insurance* US Small Business Administration McMahon, Welch & Learned* PVBS MillerMusmar CPAs* GovPurchase Odin Feldman & Pittleman* Trademaster Services Unanet* Paychex Virginia PTAP* GovBD SECAF* StreetShares Access National Bank Mahorsky Group BBSI GovCon Consulting Carr Workplaces SpeedPro Imaging Didlake Loebig Chiropractic E Cohen & Associates Liberty Language Services Federal Schedules Gibbs Contracting* FlexProfessionals