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NASA Office of Small Business Programs, Where Small Business Makes a Big Difference

Regional Outreach Events

The Office of Small Business Programs hosts, biannually, an internal 2-day Agency meeting that focuses on improving NASA’s Small Business Program, culminating in the development of the Agency’s Small Business Improvement Plan (SBIP). The FY 2016/2017 SBIP consists of three initiatives to be implemented Agency-wide the following fiscal year(s), one of which is outreach. Specifically, the Agency committed to “promote small business awareness and participation, utilizing innovative techniques at nontraditional venues in geographically targeted areas, to enhance all categories of small business.” In support of this initiative, the Agency has selected two regional outreach events in the Rust Belt region of the United States for participation in FY 2018. NASA regional outreach focuses on areas where the Agency has not traditionally had a huge presence.

Current Regional Outreach Events (FY 2019)

Location Event Date
Phoenix, AZ Regional Outreach Event March 19–20, 2019
San Diego, CA Department of the Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event July 25–26, 2019

Past Regional Outreach Events

FY 2018

FY 2017

Location Event Date
North Las Vegas, NV How to Do Business with the Government & Business Matchmaker Opportunity June 1, 2017
Seattle, WA Aerospace Small Business Industry Day
(In partnership with NASA)
September 26, 2017

FY 2016

Location Event Date
Denver, CO Jeffco EDC Presents: Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day* June 28, 2016
Waltham, MA Stairway to the Stars*

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September 16, 2016

* This is not a NASA sponsored event.

 

NASA Participation

Representatives from the NASA Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) and other Headquarters organizations may participate in the event. Center Small Business Specialists and Technical Advisors and/or Coordinators are also strongly encouraged to attend at least one of the FY 2016 regional industry days the Agency will participate in.

Other Participation

  • Federal, state, and local organizations/agencies
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
  • Chambers of Commerce

Event Outline

  • National and local speakers
  • Presentations, breakouts and networking
  • Matchmaking

Point of Contact

Truphelia M. Parker
truphelia.m.parker@nasa.gov
Tel: 202-358-2088
Fax: 202-358-3261