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For The Government Sector: New Format!; Three BoB's; Red Zone Mixer; For Contractors Only

Monday, September 07, 2009  
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The American Small Business Coalition

For The Government Sector
eNewsletter for Government and Industry Stakeholders


Welcome back from what was hopefully a relaxing holiday weekend with friends and family and welcome to the final month of FY09.

If you are new to The American Small Business Coalition, we are a national association known for the sincerity and directness of our henry sienkiewicz WBC JUL2009leadership and members and have earned a reputation for the quality of our ongoing educational and industry networking support that facilitates quantifiable business and individual growth.

This newsletter is one of the communication methods we leverage to stay in touch with our Members and Associates throughout Government and Industry.

Please let us know your thoughts on our new format. We hope you find the content to be of value.

- The ASBC
General Update
COL Robinson Coined
Harry Ponack (Matthew Moving), host of the Business Over Breakfast at Fort Detrick, presents a Fifth Anniversary Coin to COL Judith Robinson, Commander of the Army Garrison at Fort Detrick during the kickoff of the newest BoB event.

In the coming weeks we'll be featuring articles, photos and related updates from the members of The ASBC Committees and Groups to include regular contributions from the B2B Market Education Group and updates from the B2G Market Intelligence Group.

Intelligence Community
Jae Collins
, Chairman of the Small Business IC LOGOIntelligence Group (SBINT) extends thanks to Paul Kerstanski (Greenline Systems) for his support in securing the participation of CAPT Bud Wimmer, USN, OPNAV N3/N5 who facilitated a discussion about Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) to a full room during the monthly meeting this past Friday in Annapolis Junction.

Market Intelligence Group
Each month on the fourth Wednesday, Richard Dean (Geneva Software), Chairman of the B2G Market Intelligence Group hosts a Members Only meeting for networking, idea and opportunity exchange and more. More than a dozen qualified teaming relationships have been established during the last three meetings and the most recent meeting featured a presentation on the Army's army hrsolutionsHRSolutions Program by a Member who is also a current contractor. They joined us to share information related to potential teaming opportunities for the soon to be awarded next iteration of the contract.

Stay tuned for more updates from our Committees and Groups!

The ASBC is guided by the volunteer leadership of our inaugural:
Upcoming Events
joe and kathleen photo booth2 The ASBC hosts a variety of in-person and online events intended to enhance building of relationships, the acquiring of relevant and timely market intelligence and increasing of general industry knowledge.

Click on the name of an event below for additional details:

Tuesday, September 8th at 8:00AM
Business Over Breakfast™ DC - Busboys & Poets (5th & K ST NW)

Tuesday, September 8th at 4:30PM
Red Zone Government Mixer - Velocity Five in Falls Church

Wednesday, September 9th at 7:30AM
Business Over Breakfast™ Fort Detrick - Perkins Restaurant

Wednesday, September 9th at 7:30AM
Business Over Breakfast™ Tysons - Tower Club Tysons Corner

Thursday, September 10th at 7:30AM
POCx Women Group Breakfast - Teqcorner in McLean, VA

Friday, September 11th at 7:30AM
For Government Contractors Only - Tower Club Tysons Corner

Our events are developed and facilitated through the support of the many volunteers serving on the following committees:
Events Planning Committee
Market Intelligence and Education Committee
SBGovWins Update
team high-five SBGovWins is a public forum where B2G Members of The American Small Business Coalition can increase their visibility by sharing news of successes to include recent contract awards from local, state and federal agencies and subcontract awards from other government contractors.

We look forward to hearing about your successes!

Facilities Development Corporation Awarded Embassy Support Contracts

Carter-Lambert Divisions Wins CATS II and Subcontract for Puget Sound

State of North Carolina Selects Definitive for ARRA Program Management

Members: Submit your SBGovWins updates by clicking here.

 Follow SBGovWins Updates online at Twitter:
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New & Renewed Members
maggie and jennifer collins The ASBC is a tightly woven, member-driven community of trusted industry, academia and government individuals and organizations focused on supporting the missions of the U.S. government across all levels.

If you have a moment, click here to learn more about our membership programs and then take a look at the list below and help us welcome the newest Members of The ASBC.

*Membership Renewal

Business-to-Government (B2G) Members

CORE™ Small Business Members
Sierra Peaks*
Bogart Associates, Inc. of Northern Virginia*
Webworld Technologies, Inc.*
Next Tier Concepts, Inc.*
Management Support Technology, Inc.*
Best Value Technology, Inc.*
Storage Strategies, Inc. (SSI)*
Evans & Chambers Technology, LLC*
Tercon, Inc.
Path Technologies, Inc.*
Larmack Business Group Incorporated*
Carter Technology Consulting, Inc.*
Facilities Development Corporation
Pro-Line Embroidery
Innovative Communications Engineering, LLC
NBS Enterprises, LLC
NMR Consulting

PrimeConnection™ Members
Mission Essential Personnel*

Associate Members
Superian Consulting, Inc.*
Nicor Global LLC*
Esystems, Inc.*
NewGen Technologies*
MasterPeace Solutions, Ltd.*
Techfirst, Inc.*
AdZig Logo Promotions*
Accents by Design*
The IV&V Group, Inc.*
Veteran Enterprise Technology Services, LLC
Sydminds Personnel Services
Elder Research, Inc.
Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
Baltimore Mediation
CompuSat Services Inc
Sea Wolf Marine
VisionOnline, Inc
Media Box Studios, LLC
Noble Rock Consulting, LLC
Wolfe Moving Systems Inc
IPX International Systems, Inc.
Infuze International
The Focus Group, LLC
The Webster Group
Johnson Controls, Inc
Johnson Marketing and Management Co.

Government Members

Government Access Members
Small Business Administration
DC Department of Small and Local Bus Development
HQDA, DCS G-2, CIO Technical Initiatives Division
Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Business-to-Business (B2B) Members

Trusted B2B Members
Market Torque, LLC*

*Membership Renewal

New and current Members are supported by the volunteers of the:
Member Services Committee

and applications for prospective CORE™ Small Business and Trusted B2B Members are reviewed by the volunteers of the:
Membership Application Review and Criteria Committee

The American Small Business Coalition supports the missions of U.S. Government agencies with quality industry partnerships to sustain and defend our way of life.

Continued Success!

- The American Small Business Coalition
In This Issue
General Update
Upcoming Events
SBGovWins Update
New Members
Chief Visionary: In Brief
Quick Links

From The ASBC Chief Visionary:
In Brief
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The mission...
Stay focused on it.

Small businesses in the government sector are subject to constant distractions and diversions which only serve to delay you from reaching your objectives.

These distractions show up as recent rulings and news headlines that may dishearten you, and newly discovered "resources" which appear to have your best interests in mind, but are solely focused on personal gain.

We're proud of what our Members and Friends say about us and are committed to helping our Members do what it takes to get the job done. For Government, that means helping you get the information you need to identify the best industry partners, and for Industry, it means helping you attain a position which suits your capabilities and goals.

Stay focused and stay diligent.

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