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zFifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner


Celebrating a Culture of Collaboration and Success!


On Thursday, April 23, 2009,The American Small Business Coalition celebrates five years of support to the stakeholders of the government sector with a high-energy, high-value information event and quality networking to benefit small, medium and large companies doing business with the United States Government and their contractors.

This event will take place at the conveniently located Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner and will feature breakfast and lunch keynote programs, morning and afternoon breakout sessions led by Government and Industry Leaders, and our festive Fifth Anniversary Reception and Awards Dinner will be the finale of the day's activities.

To register, visit www.turningfive.com.

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AGENDA
(Check-in opens at 7:00AM)

7:00 AM - 9:15 AM: Breakfast Keynote (Washington Breakfast Club™)
Start your day with a special presentation of the premier Government/Industry information exchange now in its twenty-fifth year! The Washington Breakfast Club™ features legislators, agency executives and officials from all branches of federal government presenting relevant and timely information to interested participants from government and industry.

Presenter: Mr. David A. Drabkin, Acting Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Procurement Executive, U.S. General Services Administration

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM: Morning Breakouts, session one
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: Morning Breakouts, session two
Doing business successfully in the government sector requires a constant and diverse flow of accurate information.These sessions will feature presenters from government and industry providing updates related to the needs and culture of government agencies, and best practices for conducting business in the government sector.

12:00PM to 1:30PM: Lunch Keynote
Of the many timely and relevant topics facing government contractors, the Economic Stimulus is surely at the top of the list. We have finalized plans for a comprehensive keynote presentation to provide insights into stimulus spending, the impact on the government sector and top agencies being affected by the stimulus.

Presenter: Kevin Plexico, Executive Vice President, INPUT
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM: Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Doing business successfully in the government sector requires a constant and diverse flow of accurate information.These sessions will feature presenters from government and industry providing updates related to the needs and culture of government agencies, and best practices for conducting business in the government sector.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: State of The ASBC Annual Membership Meeting (Members Only):
All Members of The ASBC are invited to participate in this complimentary special edition of the State of The ASBC to learn what the future has in store for The ASBC Membership. Don't miss this always extremely productive networking opportunity and chance to provide The ASBC Leadership your feedback and insights on how The ASBC can continue to provide more value.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Reception and Awards Dinner
We cap off our Fifth Anniversary Celebration with a dynamic networking and cocktail reception and lavish awards dinner in the Sheraton Premiere's Capital Club. While you dine, we'll present our annual awards and recognize those who have gone above and beyond to contribute to the success of the membership and the growth of The ASBC!


A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!








 

  

   

  


Registration Forms:
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Hotel Information

The ASBC has secured a group rate for the Sheraton Premiere for the April 22nd and 23rd of $209.00 per night, plus charges and taxes. To reserve a room, please click here.


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.

The group’s 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. Visit www.theasbc.org or contact them at 410-381-7378 for additional information

As featured in the October 2008 Washington Technology article 'It's not just for start-ups' The ASBC has been credited with facilitating more than $2 billion in direct and subcontract awards for its members since being founded in 2004.

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