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Defense Trade Show: Session Announcement

Session Announcement: 
Changes to Small Business Programs
United States Senator Richard Burr, United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and Fayetteville Technical Community College are pleased to announce the 16th Annual North Carolina Defense and Economic Development Trade Show in Fayetteville, NC on August 7, 2017.  The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Bragg will host their Acquisition 4th Quarter Forecast in conjunction with the Defense Trade Show. 



PURPOSE. The purpose of the DTS is to build relationships between senior representatives of the Congressional delegation, the Department of Defense, other federal agencies and numerous defense contracting firms, including North Carolina small businesses.  

WHAT IS THE DTS?  The event will includes a traditional trade show, static displays and demonstrations of military equipment, informal networking opportunities, live vendor demonstrations, structured prime contractor teaming sessions, prime contractor “lessons learned” forums, installation small business panels and contracting workshops and agency briefings for both prospective and current federal contractors. 

FREE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.  To register for the DTS, visit: and select “Attendee Registration” on the right-hand sidebar. 

SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT.  Changes to Small Business Programs. Keeping up with the SBA Small Business Program requirements is important for your small business. This session will discuss recent changes to the programs and resources available to provide you the information and assistance necessary to maintain your certifications.


TRADE SHOW.  More than 100 indoor and outdoor vendors will be at the Defense Trade Show representing the following industries:
  • Electronics & Systems Integration
  • Cyber Security & Intelligence
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Research & Development
  • Military Housing
  • Tactical Power Supply & Management
  • Individual Soldier Systems Product & Materiel
  • Custom Robotics Solutions
  • Installation Energy & Utilities Management
  • C4ISR
  • Information Technology, Systems & Training
  • Military Concealment Systems
  • Law Enforcement & Private Security Technologies
  • Tactical Medical, Patient Simulation, Combat Training & Evacuation Care
  • Environmental Remediation & Protection
  • Weapons, Ammunition, Suppressors & Accessories
  • Logistics Systems, Maintenance Supply and Technical Support
  • Language Interpretation, Translation & Training
  • Canine Detection Training & Services
  • Surface Geophysical, Laboratory and Engineering Services
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Cost Accounting & Compliance Support
  • Federal & Installation Small Business Offices
  • NC Support Agencies and Resources
  • And many more…



The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a business development organization and a collaborative effort between North Carolina businesses and the North Carolina Community College System.  Created by the North Carolina General Assembly and opened in 2005, the NCMBC operates from offices at ten community colleges across the state, under the supervision of Fayetteville Technical Community College. 

Contact NCMBC
The NCMBC looks forward to assisting you.  For full contact information, visit:
Mailing Address: PO Box 1748, Fayetteville, NC 28303 – 877.245.5520
NCMBC, PO Box 1748, Fayetteville, NC 28303
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The NC Military Business Center, the NC Community College System, and the State of North Carolina do not officially endorse events. These items are posted strictly for the information and convenience of NCMBC customers.

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