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Acquisition and Supply Chain Opportunities: Clothing, Uniforms, Footwear and Accessories Session at FedTex (Hickory, NC – April 23-24, 2019)

SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT – Acquisition and Supply Chain Opportunities: Clothing, Uniforms, Footwear and Accessories Session at FedTex (Hickory, NC – April 23-24, 2019)

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FeDTex) Summit in April 23-24, 2019 in Hickory, North Carolina. 
 
WHEN. April 23 (pre-Summit activities) – April 24 (Summit day), 2019
 
WHERE. Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602
 
PRE-SUMMIT ACTIVITIES (APRIL 23).
  • Site Visit: Manufacturing Solutions Center at Catawba Valley Community College. 
  • Welcome Evening Social: Workforce Resource Complex at Catawba Valley Community College. 
SUMMIT PARTNERS. 
  • Manufacturing Solutions Center at Catawba Valley Community College
  • North Carolina Textile Technology Center at Gaston College
  • North Carolina State Wilson College of Textiles
  • North Carolina State Industry Expansion Solutions
ABOUT THE EVENT. This Summit connects US Department of Defense and federal agency equipment buyers and requirements officials with textile manufacturers, supply chain and research, development, testing and academic resources from across the Southeast U.S. All manufacturers of textile-based military, medical and related soldier systems – and their supply chain partners and R&D resources – should attend this Summit.
 
SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT. Acquisition and Supply Chain Opportunities: Clothing, Uniforms, Footwear and Accessories. Acquisition officials from DoD and federal agencies will discuss current and near-term procurement of uniforms, apparel, footwear, outerwear and accessories, existing contracts and prime contractors/vendors for these items, and acquisition processes utilized by their agencies. Panel members will also discuss budgetary, regulatory, supply chain and other resource challenges, and will seek iniput from industry on capacity and methods to meet agency requirements. Interactive discussion with the audience is encouraged. 
  • Roy Dillard, Deputy Director, Clothing & Textiles, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Additional participants to be announced
For full event information or to register, visit: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019fedtex/.




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