SAVE THE DATE – INDUSTRY SPECIFIC EVENTS
SAVE THE DATE – INDUSTRY SPECIFIC EVENTS
April 9-11, 2019 (Hickory/Conover, NC) and November 12-14, 2019 (Spring Lake, NC): Defense Contractor Academy. The Defense Contractor Academy will offer an intermediate-level of instruction and a certificate of completion to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolios. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/defense-contractor-academy-apr-9-11-hickory-nov-12-14-spring-lake/.
April 23-24 2019 (Hickory, NC): Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FeDTex) Summit. Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FeDTex) Summit. 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. The North Carolina Textile Technology Center, Manufacturing Solutions Center, NC State College of Textiles and other State partners will co-lead the Summit. All manufacturers of textile-based military, medical and related soldier systems – and their supply chain partners and R&D resources – should attend this Summit. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019fedtex/.
June 11-12, 2019: Medical, Biomedical and Biodefense: Support to the Warfighter Symposium (Chapel Hill, NC). The North Carolina Military Business Center supports the medical and biotechnology-related industry in our state. The broad impact of medical and biotech crosses all aspects of manufacturing, agriculture, health and defense. We aim to support this strategic technology cluster with a variety of resources. The NCMBC wants to help grow businesses through opportunities with the military and federal government. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019mbb/.
August 6, 2019: 18th Annual North Carolina Defense & Economic Development Trade Show (Fayetteville, NC). The purpose of this event 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. Included are static displays and demonstrations of military equipment, informal networking opportunities, live vendor demonstrations, prime contractor “lessons learned” forums, installation small business panels and contracting workshops and agency briefings for both prospective and current federal contractors. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019dts/.
August 12-13, 2019: Southeast Region Aerospace Supply and Services Summit (Raleigh, NC). Multiple federal agencies procure and utilize Aerospace and Unmanned System products and services supplied by firms located in the state. Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) – East at MCAS Cherry Point and the Aviation Logistics Center at US Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City have responsibilities for the repair, maintenance and upgrade of military aircraft. Military aviation assets are also located at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and Simmons and Pope Army Airfields at Fort Bragg. Expanded acquisition of material/services by these assets will benefit companies in NC. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019aerospace/.
TBA, 2019: Southeast Region Cyber Security and Technology Symposium (TBA, NC). The federal government will spend in excess of $80 billion in the Executive Branch alone on IT systems and services. Additionally, all defense contractors have cyber security requirements they must meet to comply with federal regulations. NCMBC helps NC businesses leverage Department of Defense and other federal opportunities in this sector and meet mandated requirements in support of national security.
October 23-24, 2019: Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit (Wilmington, NC). The Department of Defense continues to spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on new construction at bases in NC. Military installations are also turning increasingly to Operation & Maintenance funding to execute sustainment and modernization of existing facilities. The NCMBC coordinates with military bases/federal agencies to secure forecasts, identify future opportunities, and provide web-based market intelligence on future contracts and current contractors. The Summit provides training on federal construction bidding, project execution and building mentor-protégé and other teaming alliances to compete for federal projects. The Summit also connects NC constructors, designers, suppliers and service providers with federal infrastructure buyers from all military services and agencies and with major prime contractors competing for and executing federal construction projects worldwide. Website: http://www.ncmbc.us/2019summit/.
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