Calendar of events.
5-12 National Small Business Week in Washington sponsored by SBA. For a listing of events, go to http://smallbusinesssucess.sba.gov/.
6-8 Virginia Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair in Richmond. Contact Rita Johnson at 804-780-2322 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 Michigan Women's Business Council "Breakthrough Breakfast Supply Chain Strategic Partnering Forum" in Detroit. For information, e-mail Ms. Lendell McEwen at Imcewen@miceed.org, or call the MWBC office at 734-677-1444.
8 FSI presents Federal Outlook Conference in McLean, VA. Go to www.fedsources.com for details.
8-10 Industry/SBA Procurement Conference in Washington. This year's conference will include a matchmaking event as well as networking, training and procurement opportunities. For information and registration, go to www.sba.gov/gc/35thprocurement.
14-15 Federal Acquisition Conference 2002 in Dallas, sponsored by the Procurement Executives Council and the U.S. General Services Administration. Acquisition policymakers share their vision of how today's business should be conducted and their expectations of tomorrow's acquisition world. Fee is $200 for government, $550 for non-government. For information and to register, go to https://www.fac2002.com/index.asp.
14-15 Alaska 8(a) Association's Spring 2002 Conference at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Fee is $175 for members, $200 for non-members. For information go to www.8aonline.org.
15-16 Minority Supplier Council of Kansas City, MO, Business Investment Expo. Contact Jim Abbott at 816-931-9672 ext. 25 or e-mail email@example.com.
16 Pursuing Your Rights Through Federal Contract Claims presented by Piliero, Mazza and Pargament in Tysons Corner, VA. The seminar focuses on protecting your rights during contract performance while presereving your claims. Fee is $60. For information, call Susan Brock at 202-857-1000 or fax to 202-857-0200.
17 Federal Procurement Conference in Crystal City, VA, sponsored by Rep. Jim Moran and George Mason University Procurement Technical Assistant Program. For information or to register, call 7093-971-4700 or go to www.house.gov/moran.
19-22 Department of Energy Small Business Conference in Orlando, FL. DOE, its prime contractors and other federal agencies will offer workshops on contracting opportunities. For more information and to register, go to www.smallbusiness-outreach.doe.gov/annual/.
20-23 Michigan Minority Business Development Council Minority Procurement Conference in Detroit. Contact Tracy E. Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
21-23 GSA Expo 2002 in San Diego. This is GSA's biggest customer outreach event of the year. GSA's Office of Enterprise Development will conduct a small business vendor-training workshop for Federal Supply Schedule contractors, titled "Marketing Strategies." For details or to register visit http://www.expo.gsa.gov/.
29 Small Business Opportunities Fair and Conference sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Dahlgren Deputy for Small Business in Dahlgren, VA. This one-day event will allow small and large businesses to network with key technical and purchasing personnel, learn about contracting opportunities at NSWC-Dahlgren and showcase the company's products and services. Seminar sessions with a variety of topics to help small businesses will be available following the networking breakfast. For information on attending and exhibiting, contact Sean Phenicie at 800-333-6722 or e-mail email@example.com.
4-5 Arkansas Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Minority Business Opportunity Fair in Little Rock. Call Charles King at 501-374-7026 or e-mail info@ARMSDC.org.
5-6 New York/New Jersey Minority Purchasing Council Marketing and Business Expo in Secaucus, NJ. Contact Rosa Rhoden at 212-502-5663.
5-6 Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference and Opportunity Fair in Tulsa. Contact Debra Ponder-Nelson at 405-767-9900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
10-12 Northern Ohio Minority Business Council All-Ohio Trade Fair in Cleveland. Contact Stephanie McHenry-Luckey or e-mail email@example.com.
11-12 Kentucky Minority Supplier Development Council Trade Show and Conference in Louisville. Contact Teri Hardman at 502-625-0147 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
12-15 National Federation of Independent Business 2002 National Small Business Summit in Washington. For details and to register, go to www.nfib.org.
12 South Regions Minority Business Council presents "Business Connections 2002" in Mobile, AL. Contact Estella Raymond at 251-471-6380.
13-14 Florida Regional Minority Business Council 2002 Business Expo in Fort Lauderdale. For information or to register, contact Beatrice Louissaint at Beatrice@frmbdc.org.
20 New England Minority Purchasing Council Trade Fair in Worcester, MA. Contact Tina Andrews at 617-578-8900.