The American Small Business Coalition to Host Exclusive Events at FOSE 2007 Small Business Pavilion
FOSE 2007 Small Business Pavilion to Offer Exclusive Venue for Networking, Partnering and Educational Sessions
Washington, D.C., December 13, 2006 - The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC), dedicated to helping its members develop relationships and competitive intelligence for doing business with the United States Government, will host and sponsor several key events at the FOSE 2007 Small Business Pavilion (SBP). The SBP will feature companies from all over the world, giving them a prime opportunity to build relationships and network with Government and Industry officials looking for innovative products, services and solutions.
In an effort to enhance the SBP, FOSE turned to The ASBC to host events geared towards increasing the visibility of small businesses within the Government community. Below are events that The ASBC will host at FOSE 2007 in the SBP.
Monday, March 19th
The ASBC TopGolf Business Mixer – An opportunity to network with potential partners in the federal sector and the company's exhibiting at the FOSE 2007 Small Business Pavilion. There will be a car service to bring people to and from the TopGolf Game Center in Alexandria, VA.
Wednesday March 21st
The ASBC/FOSE 2007 VIP Breakfast on "State of Small Business in Government Contracting” - Invited guests include members of the Senate and House Small Business Committees, and SBA Administrator Steven Preston. Ms. Allegra F. McCullough, former Associate Deputy Administrator for Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration will host this event.
The ASBC Federal Business Mixer at City Club of Washington at Franklin Square - This is an invite only event that will feature government and industry awards presentations and an opportunity for networking with your peers.
Thursday, March 22nd
The ASBC's Washington Breakfast Club (WBC) at FOSE 2007 - For over twenty years, the WBC has been known as the region's best monthly government speaker and networking event. This special presentation of the WBC at FOSE 2007 will include enhanced networking and team-building opportunities for government and industry.
Ongoing events Tuesday, March 20th through Thursday, March 22nd
SBP VIP Government/Industry Delegations - Tours of the FOSE Small Business Pavilion given to Government and industry officials to provide attendees with the opportunity to gain an overview of specific products, technologies and services.
The ASBC TEQFOCUS – SBP Exhibitors will have the opportunity to participate in private, pre-screened meetings with industry and government officials located in the Small Business Pavilion.
SBP Amphitheater Presentations - The FOSE 2007 SBP Amphitheater will feature multiple presentations from industry and government decision-makers, influencers and other relevant resources.
“The ASBC is creating an environment at FOSE 2007 that best accommodates the needs of today’s small businesses that are focused on providing solutions for the Government,” said, Guy Timberlake, CEO and Chief Visionary of The ASBC. “The events we are hosting at the SBP in conjunction with FOSE 2007 are imperative to small businesses that want to showcase their offerings to hundreds of top-level Government officials as well as potential partners.”
For additional information or if you would like to register to participate at the SBP at FOSE 2007, please visit the FOSE 2007 website at www.fose.com.
About The American Small Business Coalition
The American Small Business Coalition (www.theasbc.org) is a private membership organization providing education and business support to companies doing business with federal agencies and federal contractors. The membership consists of small, medium and large businesses from multiple industries, as well as like-minded associations that support the small business community. The ASBC also supports government agencies with market research activities and industry outreach designed to facilitate an ongoing exchange of information. More information can be found on their website at www.theasbc.org.