Contract Connections is an annual industry day forum showcasing federal facilities in Maryland and their contracting opportunities. Meet face-to-face with top federal agencies and their contracting officers. Hear industry forecasts, subcontracting opportunities and tips on how best to secure more federal contracts - all in one day of networking.
Who Should Attend?
- Maryland businesses with federal contracting experience
- Primes and contractors
How will you benefit?
- Discover more contracting opportunities right here in Maryland
- Connect with federal agency contracting officals and small business officers
- Face-to-face opportunity to discuss your business capabilities
- Builds your business network
7:30 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Opening Keynote –David H. Ehrenwerth, _______________________________________Regional Administrator, GSA Mid Atlantic
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel I – Department of Defense Agencies
- Air Force District of Washington
- Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical & Biological Defense
- Defense Information Systems Agency
- Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
- Defense Media Activity
- U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command
- United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Panel Sessions II
Prime Contractor Panel – Myths of Subcontracting
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
12:25 - 12:45 Federal Facilities Advisory Board
& Team Maryland Update - Kevin Kelly, Chair, FFAB
12:45 – 1:15 Senator Barbara Mikulski (Invited)
1:15 – 1:30 Break
1:30 – 2:40 Panel Sessions III – Civilian Federal Agencies
2:40 – 2:50 Break
2:50 to 4:00 p.m. Matchmaking Session
Participate in 8-minute face-to-face pre-set meetings with panelists and federal agencies to discuss contracting opportunities.
After registering for Contract Connections you will receive an invite to sign up for the matchmaking session. For this sign-up you will be asked to choose your top THREE preferences for pre-set meetings. You will be informed of your meetings before the event on Dec. 5th, 2011.
Before your matchmaking meetings can be conformed you must send a Statement of Capabilities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER DECEMBER 1, 2011.
When & Where
Maryland Department of Commerce
As the state's primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies. The Department also promotes the state's many economic advantages and markets local products and services at home and abroad to spur economic development and international investment, trade and tourism.
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