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Reaching High – Aerospace Business Matchmaker

Learn how your business can connect with the aerospace industry
Tue, July 17, 2018, 8:00 am to Wed, July 18, 2018, 3:30 pm

When: July 17-18

Where: Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Details and registration:

Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have joined forces with NASA to bring new contracting opportunities to small businesses in the region. “Reaching High – Aerospace Business Matchmaker,” is scheduled for July 17-18 at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

* Day 1: NASA officials and prime contractors, and U.S. Air Force representatives explain how your business can become part of their vendor programs.

  • 8:00 AM: Event Registration
  • 8:30 AM: Welcome Remarks
  • 8:40 AM: Introductory Remarks and How to Do Business with NASA
  • 9:00 AM: NASA Center Overviews and A Conversation with Agency Small Business Specialists
  • 9:45 AM: Doing Business with NASA Primes
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 10:45 AM: Innovation and Technology at NASA
  • 11:30 AM: NASA Vendor Database Overview and Presentation
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch and Networking
  • 1:30 PM: Update from U.S. Small Business Administration District Offices
  • 2:15 PM: Procurement Industry Day Briefings
  • 3:00 PM: Break
  • 3:15 PM: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions (MIs) Capability Statement Briefings
  • 4:15 PM: Event Conclusion and Final Remarks
  • 5:00 PM: Day 1 Concludes

* Day 2: You’ll be able to meet one-on-one with NASA, Air Force and other government agencies as well as prime contractors.

  • 8:00 AM: Agency and Prime Contractor Set up
  • 9:00 AM: Matchmaking and Exhibitors
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch and Networking
  • 1:30 PM: Matchmaking and Exhibitors
  • 3:30 PM: Event concludes

Register now at Early-bird registration for buyers and suppliers continues until May 31 and costs $110 per person. Beginning June 1, registration is $160, and runs through July 6.

The program is sponsored by the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in tandem with the Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio University.