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GovLEADer Series: DC Small Business Summit

The LEAD Program

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

GovLEADer Series: DC Small Business Summit

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Small Business Representative Mar 21, 2019 $95.00 $7.42
EXPO or LEAD Connections
Reserved for LEAD Partners and Prime contractors. *Limited Space Available*
Mar 21, 2019 $250.00 $16.85
Small Business Industry Day Expo
Showcase your Small Business' expertise and capabilities to government and prime contractors in attendance at GLSDC. Must have experience in the Federal Government *Limited space available*
Mar 21, 2019 $150.00 $10.76
Government/State/Local Representative
The following ticket type is SOLD OUT. If you are still interested, please email
Mar 21, 2019 Free $0.00

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Ready to grow as a  government contractor and global business? Join The LEAD Program and our partners on March 21st, 2019 at the GovLEADer Series DC Small Business Summit in Silver Spring, MD. Learn the do’s and don’ts to help you succeed in government contracting through interactive workshops, LEAD Connections Matchmaking, and an EXPO made up of industry professionals, local resource partners, and state/local/federal government officials. Receive pre-scheduled meetings in our LEAD Connections matchmaking ("speed dating for government contracting") with industry experts and federal agencies, this event is not one to miss for any small business looking to expand in the government sector.

The “GovLEADer Series” consists of day-long events focusing on bringing training, education, and resources to small businesses interested in expanding and growing their business with government contracting. These impactful events are geared towards connecting small business government contractors (GovLEADers) with public and private sector entities to deliver high impact performance, surpass small business goals, and bolster the economy. Our goal is to inspire business owners and provide a bridge to these valuable resources and education from both the private and public sectors. Join us at this Small Business Summit for direct access to Local and National Resource Partners, Local, State, and Federal Agencies, and Corporate, and Large Prime Vendors.


Confirmed Agencies and Partners in attendance:


HUBZone Contractors National Council


BAE Systems


DC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)


Federal Communications Commission (FCC)


Defense Security Service OSBP (DSS)


U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)


U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

U.S. Department of Treasury

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)


U.S. Department of State


U.S. Agency for International Development


U.S. Custom and Border Patrol (CBP)


U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)


Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Montgomery County Office of Procurement


Missile Defense Agency (MDA)


National Science Foundation (NSF)


National Institute of Health (NIH)


U.S. Postal Service


Women Presidents' Educational Organization


Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)


and more...



The GovLEADer Series DC Small Business Summit is not one to miss!
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Here are some of the things you can expect at GLSDC:

Sessions: Learn and engage with industry experts about getting started in government contracting and global growth, who is there to help you on the journey and how to do business with various federal agencies.

Matchmaking: One-on-one pre-scheduled B2B and B2G meetings with buyers and government contracting resources. These meetings will last 10 minutes each and will be specifically tailored to meet the needs of buyers and businesses alike.

Expo: Engage with a variety of partners that will help propel you towards a successful government contracting expansion for your company


To register, visit This event is NOT one to miss! Join us March 21st, 2019 in Silver Spring and take the next step to become a Best In Class Small Business! This event was created For Small Business, By Small Business!

Check back with us for updates and Agenda details! See you in DC on March 21st at the GovLEADer Series DC-Small Business Summit!  

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The LEAD Program


(Please be advised, if you are a government employee and registered without your government issued email address, your registration may not be accepted. If you require additional assistance with the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact us.)

  • Shirley D. Bailey

    Shirley D. Bailey

    HUBZone Contractor's National Council - Board Chair -
  • Anthony Briggs

    Anthony Briggs

    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission NRC Small Business Program Manager
  • JAH Janique A. Hudson

    Janique A. Hudson

    Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Small Business Specialist
  • Lourdes Martin-Rosa

    Lourdes Martin-Rosa

    The LEAD Program - Chairperson -
  • John Shoraka

    John Shoraka

    GovContract Pros. - Co-Founder/Managing Director -
  • Charles R. Smith

    Charles R. Smith

    U.S. Department of Energy Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

Have questions about GovLEADer Series: DC Small Business Summit? Contact The LEAD Program

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Silver Spring Civic Building at Veteran's Plaza
One Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The LEAD Program

The LEAD Program accelerates entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas by providing time, training, and proven successful mentorship techniques to build their businesses.  We’ve adapted a clear recipe for success having the right proven tools, training and resources - to set the playing field for entrepreneurs so they can do what they do best: grow their business and create jobs! Comprised of a dedicated team of business owners, entrepreneurs, and industry LEADers, we've built a legacy of small business government contractors offering products and services to our government and corporate clients.  We've connected thousands of small businesses with federal, state, local and corporate buyers arming them with the opportunity to grow their business in the private & public sector.  Learn to leverage our valuable connections and resources towards expanding and growing your business.

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