Government Contracting Strategies & Matchmaking Event

Government Contracting Strategies & Matchmaking Event

Increase Your Revenue + Diversify Your Market

Contracting Workshop

Wednesday, May 24 
8:30 – 3:30 pm

Experts will provide business owners with the knowledge and tools to pursue business opportunities with local, state, and federal government agencies as well as prime contractors.

Keynote Speaker:
George A. Landis (Brigadier General, US Army, Retired), President of Landis Consulting Service

Educational Topics Include:

  • “How to Succeed Without Any Experience”
  • “Why Proposals Fail”
  • “Capital Strategies for Government Contractors”
  • Success for Small Business Contractor Panel
  • Best Practices for Making Connections – A Buyer Panel

Business Matchmaking

Thursday, May 25
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Meet one-on-one with local purchasing professionals. More than 20 participants expected including:

  • Army Air Force Exchanges (AAFES)
  • Boeing
  • City of Orlando
  • Florida Department of Management Services
  • Florida Department of Transportation
  • Florida Office of Supplier Diversity
  • Florida Turnpike Enterprise
  • General Service Administration (GSA)
  • Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA)
  • Harris Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • NASA
  • Orange County Government
  • Orange County Public Schools
  • Osceola County Government
  • Patrick Air Force Base
  • Port Canaveral
  • Seminole County Government
  • Siemens
  • Skanska
  • Turner-Kiewt
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • University of Central Florida
  • Volusia County Government

Program and agency participation is subject to change

$45 for Orange County Businesses
$95 for Businesses outside of Orange County

Fee includes workshop materials, continental breakfast and lunch. Breakfast and lunch will only be provided Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Registration will start at 8:00 am and program starts at 8:30 am each day.

The FSBDC at UCF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners; hosted by the University of West Florida; and nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the FSBDC at UCF at 407-420-4850.