One of the most valuable resources available to government contractors are industry days. We’ve rounded up in-person and virtual industry days and events for 2020 that provide government contractors with the opportunity to learn about agency requirements and contracting opportunities.

*FYI: Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, the in-person events featured below are set to take place from June 2020 onward. Any industry events that have been cancelled or postponed are not featured. However, once new dates for these events become available, we will add them to the list. 

Click on the blue titles for links to the event sites.

March 2020

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3/20/20

11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

VIRTUAL

ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI Webinar

Organization: ACT-IAC

Details:

Webinar

The COI leadership will discuss project updates, upcoming events, and other opportunities for engagement.

As a result of the continued spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) and also noting the District of Columbia’s announcements limiting large gatherings, ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI will be changing the plans for the upcoming planned meeting for March 20th to be a remote virtual event to discuss current projects status and activities. 

VIRTUAL EVENT

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3/31/20- 4/1/2020

8:30AM – 3:30PM EDT

Virtual

Boot Camp for VA Schedules-Virtual

Company: Centre Law & Consulting

Details:

If you sell health care products/equipment, pharmaceuticals, and services, then this two-day Boot Camp for VA Schedules training course will provide government contracting professionals with insight into how to better negotiate and manage their VA Schedules and may help grow sales in the federal market.

The Department of Veteran’s Affairs is a wealth of possibility for VA Schedule holders, but many companies struggle with knowing how to take advantage of the acquisition opportunities and how to best work with their Contracting Officer.

Virtual

June 2020

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6/8/20- 6/10/2020

All day

Washington D.C.

2020 Defense Communities National Summit

Organization: ADC

Details:

The relationship between the military and the communities and states that host installations, missions and military families is more important – and stronger – than ever. There is an increasing recognition that military readiness requires the broad support of communities and states. This is the mission and commitment that will redefine the future of America’s defense communities and the ability of military forces to fight and meet the demands of their missions.

Developing an in-depth understanding of the current and future issues that define readiness is critical to ensuring defense communities and states are prepared for impending challenges. ADC’s 2020 Defense Communities National Summit is the leading policy-focused event that provides communities, states and partners with the most comprehensive look at the issues that will define our military’s readiness.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

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6/9/2020

7:30AM-4:00PM

Washington D.C.

RSA Federal Summit Agenda

Organization: ATARC

Details:

Federal Summit Agenda

Location:
901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

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6/11/20

TBD

Washington D.C.

IT & Cyber Day at Fort Meade

Federal Business Council

Details:

The IT and Cyber Day @ Ft. Meade is a one-day event held at the Officers’ Club (Club Meade) on base. The event is held on-site, where industry vendors have the opportunity to display their products and services to IT, Communications, Cyber and Intelligence personnel.

Expected Attendees

The target audience is comprised of personnel from the Army, the newly headquartered DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency), DMA (Defense Media Activity), DINFOS (Defense Information School), Army Cyber, National Security Agency and Ft. Meade’s various military personnel. All of the above groups and military units around the base receive promotions for this event.

Location:
Fort Meade, Maryland

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6/10/2020-6/11/2020

TBD

Alexandria, VA

 8th Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium

Agency: DOD

Details:

The 8th Annual Joint Civil & DoD CBRN Symposium will provide a forum for members of the DoD, Federal Government, State and Local Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant CBRN stakeholders to discuss the latest updates in advancing a government wide approach to improving CBRN defense, readiness and response strategies and capabilities.

Location:
Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA

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6/17/2020

7:30 AM – 04:00 PM

Alexandria, VA

 7th Annual B2G Procurement Conference & Expo with Fed. & Maryland Agencies

Agency: various

Details:

 

Location:

La Fontaine Bleue

7514 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie, MD 21061, USA

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6/24/20- 6/25/2020

All day

Arlington, VA & Virtual

MILSATCOM USA

Agency: DOD presented by SMi Group

Details:

With the recent Congressional authorization of the US Space Force and the ever-growing emphasis on reliable communications for deployed units, the US DoD is investing heavily in MILSATCOM capabilities to achieve and maintain overmatch against its adversaries.

Featuring in-depth presentations from all branches of the military, numerous critical government agencies and leading industry SATCOM providers, the conference will delve into the most important topics and discussions around MILSATCOM. This year’s forum will analyse several pressing topics including emerging US space policy (including the impact of the Space Force), SATCOM resiliency and redundancy, partnership and collaboration both between nations and between organisations, and expeditionary SATCOM for the Warfighter.

As well as bringing together the US MILSATCOM community, the conference will bring in some of the most dynamic and innovative international militaries to provide their unique perspectives; no other event in the USA offers the same number of opportunities to meet, discuss and network with opposite numbers from allied nations. 

Location:
Hilton 
Arlington, VA

July 2020

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7/13/20

8:30AM –11:30AM

Arlington, VA

PSC Federal Acquisition Conference

Organization: Professional Services Council 

Details:

The conference will explore evolving acquisition trends shaping the industry and their effect on your business, including:

The Section 809 Panel: Actions and inactions

Acquisition implications of new supply chain and cybersecurity measures

The effect of Multiple Award Schedule consolidation on the federal marketplace and missions

The state of federal procurement practices, policies and the acquisition environment

Location:
NRECA Conference Center | Arlington, Virginia

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7/23/20

8:30AM –4:00PM

Arlington, VA

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Summer 2020

Organizations: U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.

Details:

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Summer 2020, jointly hosted by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.

Click Here to Register  

This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes:

Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars

Access to federal agencies and prime contractors (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have confirmed)

Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities, and threats to small business contractors

The opportunity to meet one-on-one with Agency and Prime Acquisition Representatives

Address:

3351 Fairfax Drive, Founders Hall
Arlington, VA 22201

 

October 2020

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10/14/20

8:30AM –4:00PM

Arlington, VA

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Fall 2020

Organizations: U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.

Details:

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Summer 2020, jointly hosted by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.

Click Here to Register  

This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes:

Increased focus on assuring small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars

Access to federal agencies and prime contractors (scroll to the bottom of the page to see the list of agencies and prime contractors who have confirmed)

Timely education and information on current trends, opportunities, and threats to small business contractors

The opportunity to meet one-on-one with Agency and Prime Acquisition Representatives

Address:

3351 Fairfax Drive, Founders Hall
Arlington, VA 22201

 

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10/19/20-10/20/20

8:00AM –5:00PM

Tysons Corner, VA

2020 MILCOM Summit 

Organizations: Defense Leadership Forum

Details:

At the 2020 MILCON Contracting Summit, meet key decision-makers and get the latest information on:

  • Military Construction monies in the 2020 and 2021 defense budgets, including the Facilities Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization account (FSRM).

  • New contracts for military bases. 

  • New contracts for military lodging.

  • The military’s long-term infrastructure modernization strategy.

  • Building the military bases of the future, including advanced energy, construction, and disaster future-proofing strategies. 

The Summit will consist of General Session presentations; Contracting Presentations from senior military contracting officials and contracting experts; the latest details on new Contracting Opportunities; a Networking Lunch with Exhibitors; a Defense Leadership Roundtable; Small Business Resources Session; and an invitation-only VIP Reception for VIP Business Attendee, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests.

Address:

Tysons Corner Marriott

8028 Leesburg Pike

Tysons Corner, VA 22182

 

November 2020

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11/16/2020

8:00AM-1:00 PM

Arlington, VA

Defense Services Summit 2020

PSC

Details:

Hear from senior executives across the Department of Defense and federal contracting community discuss current initiatives aimed at accelerating innovation and delivering capabilities to the future force.

Location:
Conference Center in Arlington, VA

December 2020

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12/1/20

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

The George Mason University - Arlington Campus

Doing Business With DoD & The Intel Community

Organizations: The Virginia PTAC and JSchaus & Associates

Details:

The 4th Annual Doing Business With DoD & The Intel Community brings together government and industry for a half-day of valuable content covering innovation and current opportunities within defense and intelligence agencies.  

Address:
3351 North Fairfax Drive
Van Metre Hall Auditorium *ARLINGTON VA CAMPUS*
Arlington, Virginia 22201

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12/8/2020

8:00AM –12:00PM

Arlington, VA

8th Annual Development Conference

Organization: PSC

Details:

Constant changes and challenges are confronting the international development community.  Whether proposed budget cuts, institutional reorganizations, shifting development and procurement priorities, now more than ever, it is vital to hear from U.S. government officials as to where they see American foreign assistance priorities in the upcoming year.  Come hear directly from senior leaders from USAID at this year’s annual Development Conference.n

Address:
Westin Arlington Gateway | Arlington, Va

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