Web Conferences: CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPLY OUR MILITARY WITH NC FOOD & BEVERAGE FOR SUBSISTENCE, PERFORMANCE AND NUTRITION
Purpose. The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Marketing Division and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Office will co-host a no-charge, three-part WEBCON mini-series to promote increased North Carolina food and beverage sales and consumption through successful federal contract engagement and execution, and R&D activities to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series.
Target Audience. North Carolina growers and producers of raw agricultural farm products, food manufacturers of value-added food and beverage products, and R&D entities engaged in food production and distribution to improve soldier and family quality of life, and/or nutritional research and development to improve human (warfighter) performance on the battlefield.
Platform. All three sessions will utilize the Zoom for Government web conference platform. Meeting credentials will be emailed out prior to each session.
Registration. These are free sessions. However; registration is required to receive the Zoom for Government credentials.
SESSION 1: Department of Defense Retail Food Opportunities
Description. DeCA acquisition processes for brand and non-brand items, product presentations to DeCA, prime vendor (PV) system, current PV contract holders and upcoming PV opportunities; PV operations and supplier qualification and requirements; distributor operations and supplier qualification and requirements; broker operations and roles; NCDA&CS “Got to Be NC” and NCMBC operations in support of food producers
SESSION 2: Department of Defense Troop Feeding Opportunities
SESSION 3: Nutritional Research and Development and Human (Warfighter) Performance
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303
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