The Marine Corps Logistics Command will be hosting its annual vendor event at the Albany, GA Civic Center on August 12, 2010.
This event is specific to the support of the Warfighter requirements, e.g., Logistics, Industrial Electronics, Communications, Engineering, Repair/Maintenance, Parts Obsolescence, Storage, Warehousing (including supplies), Material Handling, Green Initiatives, and Structure Ventilation/Controlled Environments for Workers.
The luncheon’s Keynote Speaker will be Sean Crean, Director, Office of Small Business Programs for the Navy. (Mr. Crean is also a Naval Reservist: RADM Naval Reserve Deputy Commander, NSSC.) There will be eight breakout sessions covering various procurement-related topics.
- Details on what the Marine Corps Base in Albany buys may be found at http://www.logcom.usmc.mil/sbpo.
- Conference registration details may be found at http://www.logcom.usmc.mil/sbpo/events_trade.asp.
- An overview of the event may be seen at http://www.logcom.usmc.mil/sbpo/files/trade-show/2%20%20Event%20Schedule.pdf and a detailed schedule may be found at www.logcom.usmc.mil/sbpo/events_trade.asp.
The deadline to register is July 2nd.
GTPAC Counselor Clovia Hamilton will be representing the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center at this event.
Here are a few tips from GTPAC. If you decide to attend this event, you’ll want to prepare. To assist you in this process, be sure to read our articles on attending a government trade show, how to prepare an “elevator speech,” and the need for a Capabilities Statement.