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Entrepreneur Center Event Series

Presented by The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC

April 7, 2011

Supported by the NVTC Business to Government Committee

How Emerging Companies Can Begin Doing Business with the Government

Are you a small business interested in opportunities within the government landscape but don't know where to start? Interested in meeting with a certain agency but don't know who to contact? If you answered yes, then this event is for you! NVTC has invited government agencies and their small business offices from the federal, state and local level to come and talk about how to do business with them. This event will also feature a panel that will discuss best practices for working with a government agency and will look at this relationship through the eyes of the government sector and a small company.

Confirmed Agency Participants:

Federal :
Defense Intelligence Agency
Department of Commerce - Inventor Assistance Program (USPTO)
Department of Commerce - Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST)
Department of Energy
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Labor
Department of the Navy
Department of the Treasury
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Science Foundation
Small Business Administration

State and Local:
Center for Innovative Technology
Fairfax County Government
Loudoun County Government
Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA)

Moderator:

Marjorie Censer, Staff Writer, The Washington Post - Capital Business

Panelists:

Tyrone Lassiter, Small Business Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs
Francine Morris, Business Development Specialist, Small Business Administration
Bradley J. Schwartz, President and CEO, Blue Canopy


Sponsors

Silver Sponsor: ActionCOACH

The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Business Partners:
FEDMINE; Panacea Consulting

For information about The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC sponsorships, click here.



Location:
CIT
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, VA