8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Small Business Academy (Separate Registration)

Free workshops begin December 13, 2016 with the Small Business Academy for existing businesses and startups. These workshops provide access to financial and business resources to help startup and grow your business. [More info]

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM  MARKETPLACE Workshops

Free workshops continue for businesses looking to learn about government and corporate contracting requirements and opportunities. The sessions cover key topics such as how to prepare competitive bids, special contractor requirements and how to become certified and leverage those certifications to find more opportunities.

These workshops are a perfect way to start MARKETPLACE and they end right as the Evening Networking Reception begins.

2:00 PM  Registration and Networking
2:30 PM  Welcome
2:45 PM  Contracting Overviews
3:45 PM  Breakout Sessions
                Track A - Certification Panel
                Track B - Contracting Insights
4:45 PM   Closing Session
5:25 PM   Adjourn