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22nd Annual OSDBU Procurement Conference


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2012 OSDBU Procurement ConferenceThe OSDBU Procurement Conference is a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government, its prime contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses. Now in its 22nd year, the OSDBU Directors Conference has become the premier event for small business throughout the United States.

This year the event location will be moved to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The new venue will allow for a wider participation by both small businesses and the Federal Government.

This unique one-day event attracts more than 3,000 people including:

  • Over 500 government attendees representing 50 Federal, State and local agencies

  • Prime Contractors with teaming and mentor-protégé opportunities

  • Hundreds of small businesses, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, 8a businesses and HUB-Zone businesses

Participating firms will have the benefit of marketing their products and services to procurement representatives and small business specialists from federal agencies. Companies may choose to set up an exhibit table to showcase their capabilities or simply come as an attendee. The conference also includes educational conference sessions, procurement matchmaking, and a dynamic exhibitor showcase.

Attendee Registration & Information

  • Early Bird Online registration through December 30, 2011 - $150.00 per person

  • Online registration January 3, 2012 until closing - $200.00 per person

  • Walk-up registration - $250.00 per person

  • Government Attendee (must have .gov or .mil) - NO CHARGE

What is included in the attendee registration fee?

  • Access to seminars

  • Access to exhibit hall – mix of small businesses, prime contractors and approximately 100 government booths

  • Opportunity to participate in Matchmaking sessions while space is available

  • Continental breakfast

  • Conference materials – conference program with contact information, notebook and tote bag

  • Please note: In an effort to give our participants more choices, lunch is not included in the registration fee. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center has the following food outlets available in the food court: Annie Anne's Pretzels, Wings Over DC, Bone Doctors Barbecue Grill and Freschetta Pizzeria. In addition, there are countless eateries in the area within walking distance.

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