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2017 2nd Annual Small Business Summit

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Friday, December 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM (PST)

2017 2nd Annual Small Business Summit

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Sponsorships
If you would like to sponsor the VBOC program you may make a donation
3d 3h 46m Enter donation ($)
General Admission
This ticket is for entrance to the event and includes breakfast and lunch
1d 3h 46m $50.00 $3.74
Exhibitor Registration
This ticket type includes entrance for two representatives, table, and two chairs for exhibiting.
1d 3h 46m $400.00 $22.99
Platinum Sponsor Package
• One (1) complimentary booth, premiere location • Six (6) complimentary registrations • Listed as Platinum Sponsor on Sponsor Signage • Half page advertisement in the Conference Program Guide • (1) 6' Draped table • (6) Plastic side chairs • (1) Wastebasket • Company logo be listed on VBOC website for a term of 12 months
1d 3h 46m $5,000.00 $169.95
Gold Sponsor Package
• One (1) complimentary booth • Four (4) complimentary registrations • Listed as Gold Sponsor on Sponsor Signage • (1) 6' Draped table • (4) Plastic side chairs • (1) Wastebasket • Company logo listed on VBOC website for a term of 12 months
1d 3h 46m $2,500.00 $94.95
Silver Sponsor Package
• One (1) complimentary booth • Two (2) complimentary registrations • Listed as Silver Sponsor on Sponsor Signage • (1) 6' Draped table • (2) Plastic side chairs • (1) Wastebasket
1d 3h 46m $1,000.00 $49.95
Federal and State Sponsor Package (available to Government entities only)
*State Agencies – please contact Wayne Gross at wayne.gross@dgs.ca.gov • One (1) complimentary booth • Two (2) complimentary registrations • Listed as Federal and State Sponsor on Sponsor Signage • (1) 6' Draped table • (2) Plastic side chairs • (1) Wastebasket
3d 3h 46m $2,000.00 $79.95
State Agency Registration
ONLY STATE AGENCIES REGISTER AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: *AGENCY WILL BE VERIFIED
3d 3h 46m Free $0.00
Federal Agency 3d 2h 46m $25.00 $2.37
Panel Speakers 3d 2h 46m $25.00 $2.37
Panel Speaker and Exhibitor 3d 2h 46m $250.00 $14.74

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Event Details

TIME

LOCATION

ACTIVITY

0800-1200

DGS Entrance

Registration

0800

0900

Atrium

Breakfast and Networking - Exhibit Hall

0800

1600

Atrium

Exhibit Hall Open

0900

1200

Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

Posting of the Colors

Sacramento State University, Color Guard

 

The United States National Anthem

Performer Teri Hargrove Allison

 “Teri is so Thankful for our Brave men and women who have served our country so that we may have our Freedom.”

"The Star-Spangled Banner", was ordered played at military and naval occasions by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, but was not designated the national anthem by an Act of Congress until 1931.

 

Opening Remarks

 

Distinguished Guest Speaker

Eldonna Lewis Fernandez, CEO of Dynamic Vision International, Inc.  Negotiation-Experiential Training Expert

 

 Dignitaries

Daniel C. Kim, Director, State of California Department of General Services

 

Vito Imbasciani MD, Secretary, California Department of Veteran Affairs

 

Michael Vallante, Regional Administrator for U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Region IX

 

Distinguished Guest Speaker

Colonel Hawk Thomas, Managing Counsel, Reid Law PC

“Federal Contract Law for Small Businesses”

                                   Acknowledgement of Beale and Travis Air Force Bases

1215

1400

Atrium

Networking Luncheon

1415

1500

Auditorium

Learning Session No. 1

State of California Contracting Opportunities

Moderator: Darvin Manuel, Customer Relations Liaison Manager, State of California Department of General Services

 

Bezawit Dilgassa, Regulatory Analyst/Small and Diverse Business Advocate, CA Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

Ivor Newman, Small Business Outreach Coordinator, High Speed Rail

Rhonda Smith, Multiple Awards Programs Manager, Department of General Services (DGS)

Nina Martinez, Statewide SB/DVBE Advocate, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)

Wayne Gross, Customer Service Liaison, Procurement Division – Outreach, Department of General Services (DGS)

1415

1500

Executive Dining Room

1-205

Learning Session No. 2

Access to Capital Panel – Where is the Money!

Moderator: Darrell Dante, Lender Relations Specialist, United States Small Business Administration Sacramento District Office

Mike McGrane, Statewide Lending Director, Veteran Launch

Tammy O. Laizure, Area Specialist Business and Cooperative Services, Rural Development, USDA.

Joe McClure, Executive Vice President/Chief Business Officer, Commercial and SBA Lending, Golden Pacific Bank

Mohammed Al Salloom, Supervising Loan Officer, Micro Lender, Opening Doors Inc.

1415

1500

Room 1-475

 

Learning Session No. 3

Contracting Opportunities with SAOWEST U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Moderator: Bradley Tande, Small Business Manager/Procurement Analyst, SAO West

 

Delia Adams, Director, SAOWEST, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 Chuck Parke, NCO 21, Contract Specialist, Prosthetics Branch, SAOWEST, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Moe Akhtar, NCO 21, Medical Sharing Branch, SAOWEST, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Denard Fobbs, NCO 21, Contracting Officer, Services Branch, SAOWEST, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

 

 

1515

1600

Auditorium

Learning Session No 4

Cracking the Code to Government Contracting

Moderator: James Aldea, Business Opportunity Specialist & Veterans Business Development Officer, United States Small Business Administration Sacramento District Office.

 

Christine Monroe, Small Business Specialist, Business and Policy Branch, NASA Ames Research Center

Lori Falkenstrom, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Bradley Tande, Small Business Manager/Procurement Analyst, SAO West

1515

1600

Executive Dining Room

1-205

Learning Session No 5

Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Moderator: Michael Jordan, Business Development Specialist, United States Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office

 

Mike Olivier, President, CommTech Systems Inc.

 

1515

1600

Room 1-475

Learning Session 6

Supplier Diversity and Prime Contracting Opportunities

Moderator: Mark McComas, Business Opportunity Specialist, United States Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office

Tameka Thorton, Regional M/W/DBE Diversity Manager- West Coast, Dragabos

Tim McLaughlin, Supplier Diversity Manager, San Jose Water Company

Mike Schremmer, Program Director, California Capital PTAC

Lisa Castillo, Senior Global Supplier Diversity Manager, AT&T

Bezawit Dilgassa, Small Business Liaison, California Public Utility Commission

1600

1615

Atrium

Closing Remarks

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California Department of General Services
Ziggurat Building
707 Third Street
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Friday, December 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM (PST)


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