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OSDBU Virtual Conference, Aug 20, 2020 : Vanguard FAQs [252 KB] * DOS Vendor Management Plan  [391 KB] * AQM Presentation Slides [332 KB]

Upcoming Events

National HUBZone Conference  (OSDBU is attending the matchmaking on Sept 10)
September 8-11

Women Impacting Public Policy Symposium on Cyber Resiliency  (OSDBU is attending the matchmaking on Oct 1)
September 29 – October 1

The Federal Government Procurement Conference (GPC)  
October 14-15, 2020

Department of State – Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS)  Countermeasures Virtual Program/Industry Exchange Day  (OSDBU is participating)
October 20

11th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference 2020  (OSDBU + other State Dept Bureaus are participating, co-hosting)
June 4, 2021
Charleston, SC


Past Events

U.S. Department of State – IT Vendor Day 
September 19, 2019
Washington, DC

USAID – Veterans International Small Business Conference (VISBOC) 
October 8, 2019
Arlington, VA

Federal Procurement Fair – Connecting Businesses to Opportunities hosted by Senator Ben Cardin and Mayor Jack Young  (OSDBU is attending)
October 11, 2019
Baltimore, MD

US Department of State OSDBU Invitational Industry Day and Small Business of the Year Award  THIS EVENT IS FULL, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
October 16, 2019
Arlington, VA

ACT/IAC – Imagine Nation ELC 2019  (OSDBU is attending)
October 20-23, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

ASBCC – National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 23, 2019
Arlington, VA

ChallengeHER DMV  (OSDBU is attending)
October 24, 2019
Arlington, VA

NCMBC – Southeast Region Federal Construction 2019 Infrastructure and Environmental (FEDCON) Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 26-27, 2019
Wilmington, NC

PSC – Vision Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
October 29-30, 2019
Falls Church, VA

ISOA – 14th Annual Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 29-30, 2019
Arlington, VA

Department of Transportation – DOT’s Veteran-Owned Small Business(VOSB) Outreach and Matchmaking Event  (OSDBU is attending)
November 7, 2019
Washington, DC

SAME – Federal Small Business Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
November 20-22, 2019
Dallas, TX

GovConnectx – Maryland Outreach & Small Business Matchmaker  (OSDBU is attending)
November 21, 2019
Hanover, MD

Connections that Count   Hosted by FDIC , NCUA , OCC , and SEC . (OSDBU is attending)
December 5, 2019
Arlington, VA

Bexar County – SMWVBO Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
December 11, 2019
San Antonio, TX

GovConnectx – Winter Showcase – Small Business Seminar and Match Maker  (OSDBU is attending)
January 28, 2020
Alexandria, VA

GovCon Networking Soiree at the Kennedy Center  (OSDBU is attending)
February 10, 2020
Washington, DC

GNational 8(a) Association 2020 Small Business Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
February 11-13, 2020
New Orleans, LA

USAID  Frankfurt 2020 Small Business Conference/Small Business Event  (OSDBU is attending)
March 3-4, 2020
Frankfurt, Germany

USWCC / ASBCC National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit  (OSDBU is attending / speaker)
March 5, 2020
Arlington, VA

US Women’s Chamber of Commerce Virtual Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
Jul 21-23, 2020

Virtual ICBS SHOW  – Oklahoma PTAC / Tribal Government Institute PTAC (OSDBU attending matchmaking 8/19)
August 18-20, 2020
Norman, OK – Virtual

OSDBU Event – U.S. Department of State Small Business Virtual Matchmaking Event  (FULL)
August 20, 2020
Virtual  DOWNLOAD : Vanguard FAQs [252 KB] * DOS Vendor Management Plan  [391 KB] * AQM Presentation Slides [332 KB]

NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Expo  (OSDBU is attending)
August 27, 2020

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