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2014 Albany Matchmaker & Expo

June 10, 2014

Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Road

Albany, NY 12205

Small business owners meeting with government agency buyers at the 2011 Albany Matchmaker

At the Albany Matchmaker & Expo on June 10, 2014, small business owners have an opportunity to discuss potential contracting opportunities face-to-face with representatives from colleges and universities, large corporations and federal, state and local agencies. This annual event is a valuable networking opportunity with dozens of exhibitors and government contracting resources. Small businesses may send up to two representatives at a cost of $50 per person. Small businesses schedule individual appointments with participating buyers during the online registration and payment process. If you have questions about the event, please contact SBA at (315) 471-9393.


2014 SMALL BUSINESS registration is now CLOSED.

2014 SMALL BUSINESS FLYER: PDF with full event details and agenda

2014 BUYER LISTING (version 5): PDF listing of 2014 participating buyers requested small business products, services, and certifications.
New buyers for 2014 include: The Vermont Agency of Transportation, ConMed Corporation, Crane & Company, dck worldwide, NYS Office of Information Technology Services, and SUNY Upstate Medical Center.
2014 BUYERS: Albany County Division of Affirmative Action, Albany County Purchasing Division, Albany Molecular Research, Inc., Ametek SCP, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation, CDTA, Con Edison, ConMed Corporation, Crane & Company, DASNY, dck worldwide, LLC, GE Global Research, General Dynamics – AIS, Harris Corporation RF Communications Division, ITT Exelis, National Grid, NYS Comptroller,NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, NYS Dept. of Health, NYS Dept. of Transportation Purchasing, NYS DOCCS Diversity Management, NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation, NYS Homes & Community Renewal, NYS Office of Children and Family Services, NYS Office of General Services, MWBE & Community Relations, NYS Office of Information Technology Services, NYS Office of Mental Health, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, NYS Police, NYS Procurement, NYS Thruway Authority, NYS Thruway Authority Construction Management, State University Construction Fund, SUNY System Administration, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, U.S. Army Contracting Command - Warren –Services, U.S. Army Contracting Command - Warren –Supplies, U.S. Department of Labor, University at Albany, USDOT Small Business Transportation Resource Center, Vermont Agency of Transportation, Xerox Corporation. If you would like to participate as a buyer at the Matchmaker, please contact Dan Rickman at daniel.rickman@sba.gov or 315-471-9393 ext. 250.

2014 EXHIBITORS: If you would like to exhibit at the Matchmaker, please contact Kate Baker at kbaker@albany.edu or 518-380-5073. 

2014 WORKSHOPS: The federal, state, and prime contractor buyers at the 2014 Albany Matchmaker are interested in contracting with small businesses. PowerPoint presentations on a variety of government contracting topics are available for download this year: Making The Matchmaker Work For You, Federal Contracting Programs, What Women Need To Know About Government Contracting Programs & Certifications, and ABCs of Government Contracting. Recordings of these workshops  and the Doing Business with NYS: The New Contract Reporter webinar are available on the NYS SBDC website.


Co-sponsorship Authorization # 14-0248-81. SBA's participation in this cosponsored event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accomodations for persons with disabilities will be made by request in advance to 315-471-9393.