The Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference on May 7 provides over 350 small business attendees the opportunity to meet in person with more than 40 prime contractors and local, state and federal agencies.
In its seventh year, the annual event initiated by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce allows small business to set up one-on-one matchmaking appointments with government and industry primes to hopefully increase business and grow in the market.
This year, the event will host more than 40 exhibitors at the in its Small Business Expo at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center in Fairfax.
And the government contracting industry just keeps growing — the 2019 conference is experiencing a record number of government agencies and primes signing up for matchmaking sessions, and include organizations like Booz Allen Hamilton, the Defense Department and the Federal Aviation Administration.
“The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is proud to be one of the first Chambers to initiate a B2G Matchmaking Conference in Northern Virginia. The B2G Conference is another example of how the Reston Chamber continues to be the catalyst for business development and growth in the Northern Virginia area,” said the chamber’s President and CEO Mark Ingrao.
Throughout the conference, attendees can hear from additional leaders in government contracting, consulting and agencies about emerging trends, working with federal agencies, and best practices for transitioning from a small to medium-sized business.
Panel speakers include Nina Ferraro, Homeland Security Department’s acting deputy chief procurement officer; Sumeet Shrivastava, CEO and president of Array Information Technology, Inc.; Bob Eisiminger, CEO of Knight Point Systems, LLC; Kevin Jennings, president and CEO of Millennium Corporation, and more.
For tickets and more information, visit the event website.