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Session Overview for The ASBC Fifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner (ASBC5) April 23rd

Posted By Guy Timberlake, The American Small Business Coalition, LLC, Saturday, April 04, 2009

Session Overview for The ASBC Fifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner (ASBC5) April 23rd

Columbia, MD and Tysons Corner, VA (ASBC5) - - On Thursday, April 23, 2009,The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC) celebrates five years of support to the government sector with a high-value information event featuring unparalled networking opportunities at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner. Attendees will be treated to breakfast and lunch keynotes, morning and afternoon breakout sessions and an energy-filled cocktail reception and awards dinner featuring The ASBC Annual Member Awards and more!

Sessions confirmed for ASBC5 include: (click on session title for details)

Washington Breakfast Club™: Current DoD Acquisition Initiatives
Shay Assad, Director, Defense Procurement, Acquisition Policy and Strategic Sourcing, Department of Defense

Morning Breakout: Impact of the New Administration on DHS Procurments
Soraya Correa, Director, Office of Procurement Operations, Department of Homeland Security

Morning Breakout: Effective Market Research
Judy Bradt, President, Summit Insight

Morning Breakout: State of the GSA Schedule: Current Spending and Trends
Courtney Fairchild, President, Global Services, Inc.

Morning Breakout: Procurement Integrity and Ethics Compliance Update
Joan George, Co-Founder, Core Business Training and
Tom Petruska, Principal, Contracts Unlimited

Morning Breakout: Doing Business with Mission and Installation Contracting Command
Delores Thompson-Gad, Assistant Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Mission and Installtion Contracting Command, Directorate of Contracting, Fort Belvoir

Morning Breakout: Government Contract Pricing Overview
Molley Gimmel, Executive Vice President, Deign-to-Delivery, Inc.

Morning Breakout: 11 Essential Steps for Marketing to the Government
Becky Sheetz-Runkle, Vice President, Q2 Marketing

Afternoon Breakout: Leveraging Your Partnership with GSA for Stimulus Opportunities
Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration

Afternoon Breakout:Secrets of Succesful Recruiting and Retention
(Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Eve Framinan, President and CEO, TPO, Inc.

For additional information and to register for The ASBC Fifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner (ASBC5), visit

About The American Small Business Coalition
The American Small Business Coalition is a membership organization exclusively focused on supporting the development of relationships, best practices and market intelligence for companies doing business in the government sector. Our primary goal is ensuring that government agencies are able to identify viable and vetted companies who can support their mission requirements, and that those companies have access to an established and trusted community of current and retired leaders from Government and Industry.

Tags:  becky sheetz-runkle  courtney fairchild  eve framinan  joan george  jodi johnson  judy bradt  kevin plexico  mary davie  molly gimmel  roger campbell  shay assad  soraya correa  tom petruska 

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