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SBA Hosts 5th Annual Procurement Summit at TSU Downtown Campus, Wednesday, June 18th

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Monday, June 9, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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David Tiller


SBA Hosts 5th Annual Procurement Summit at TSU Downtown Campus, Wednesday, June 18th

Nashville, Tenn.--If your small business is looking to do business with the federal government, then Wednesday, June 18 in Nashville is the place to be – The 5th Annual Tennessee Procurement Summit.  This annual event will bring together federal agencies that are buying goods and services for federal activities within Tennessee and in surrounding states. 

“For small business owners wanting to do business with the federal government, this event is too important to miss” said Walter Perry, District Director of SBA Tennessee District.  “We have assembled 17 federal agencies and prime contractors who are seeking the goods and services provided by small businesses to help meet their mission needs, so join the over 150 people who have preregistered for this once-a-year event,” said Perry.

The details are:   

Date:  Wednesday, June 18

Location:  Tennessee State University - Avon Williams Campus, 330 10th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203

Time:  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Central Time with the program beginning at 8 a.m. and concluding at Noon. 

Cost:  Free Event with Free Parking on the TSU downtown campus.

Who is Coming:  Representatives from the following confirmed agencies:

  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Tennessee Army National Guard
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 9
  • NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  • U.S. Air Force-Arnold Engineering Development Complex
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service Southern Region
  • U.S. Forest Service – Land Between the Lakes
  • U.S. Forest Service – Cherokee National Forest
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Nashville District
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Memphis District
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Marketing Service
  • U.S. Department of Energy - Oak Ridge Office
  • Y-12 National Security Complex
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC UCOR 

How to Register:  Go to www.tsbdc.org or the hot link https://clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=60340019  

Bring your business cards and capabilities statements – this is the place to connect with federal agencies for an event that is too important to miss.  If you can provide best value in goods and services, then now is the time to participate in federal contracting. 

 For more information please contact the SBA in Nashville at (615) 736-5881 or visit the SBA website, www.sba.gov/tn.

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