7th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPOName: 7th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Small Business EXPODate: May 7, 2019Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDTWebsite: Greater Reston Chamber of CommerceRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
Is your business doing business with the government ... or would you like to learn how? Then, register to attend the 7th 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
- Small Business EXPO showcasing resources and educational sessions to grow your government contracting business.
- Opening Ceremony including Keynote Remarks from prominent industry professionals
- Networking and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 amRegistration, Networking & Breakfast in the Small Business EXPO 8:30 - 9:15 amOpening Ceremony with Keynote Speakers Roger Krone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Leidos and Antonio Doss, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Washington Metropolitan Area District Office 9:30 - Noon
Educational Sessions and Continued Networking in the Small Business EXPO
(Sessions Names and Descriptions Coming Soon)
9:30 am - 12:30 pmPre-Scheduled Matchmaking Appointments (for Matchmaking & EXPO registrants only)
About Our Keynote Speakers
Roger Krone is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leidos. With approximately $10 billion in annual revenue and 31,000 employees worldwide, Leidos is a recognized global leader in solving important problems in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. Before being named CEO in July 2014, Krone held leadership roles at some of the most prominent organizations in aerospace for nearly 40 years.
Krone earned a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a master's degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. A Six Sigma Green Belt, Krone is both a licensed commercial pilot and a certified public accountant. He is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society in the United Kingdom.
Antonio Doss was appointed District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration?s (SBA) Washington Metropolitan Area District Office (WMADO) in December, 2013. As WMADO District Director, Mr. Doss and his team provide business development assistance to SBA?s largest portfolio of firms participating in the 8(a) business development program. Among the office?s accomplishments is the issuance of more than $6 billion in contract offer letters annually. Additionally, as District Director, he oversees the delivery of SBA?s small business financing products, contracting programs, and entrepreneurial coaching services. The WMADO market area includes Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and Suburban Maryland.
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.
List of 2019 Prime Contractors and Agencies
Air Force Small Business Fairfax County Department of Purchasing and Supply Management Army Office for Small Business General Services Administration BAE Systems IBM Boeing Leidos Booz Allen Hamilton Lockheed Martin CGI Federal ManTech Defense Health Agency National Institutes of Health Defense Human Resource Activity Northrop Grumman Defense Intelligence Agency SAIC Department of Defense- Washington Headquarters Services, OSBP Small Business Administration Department of Energy Social Security Administration Department of Labor SOS International Department of State VA Department of General Services, Division of Purchasing Department of Veterans Affairs
*SponsorList of 2018 Exhibitors in the Small Business EXPO
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