The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting a Small Business Outreach Event in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, February 11, 2019.
The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for small businesses to build relationships, interact, learn how to engage, and network with the Department’s procurement officials, other federal agencies, and HHS’s top 25 prime contractors.
In addition, small businesses will have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one matchmaking with various HHS procurement and prime contractors. Vendors will be vetted in advance to ensure a fit that will benefit both small businesses and the HHS program officials.
Who should attend?
Small businesses interested in learning about federal procurement opportunities and doing business with HHS.
Why should I attend?
- Familiarize small businesses with the processes and procedures associated with federal government contracting.
- Gain insight on identifying and pursuing contract opportunities with HHS.
- An opportunity to network and learn how to do business with the Department, prime contractors and other Federal agencies.
- Consider HHS spent over $24 billion dollars in contracts last year; $5 billion of them in prime contracts to small businesses.
On-site check-in will open at 7:00 am on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. The event will begin at 9:00 am and conclude at 3:00 pm.
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Free – there is no cost to register*
*Additional costs related to lunch and co-located events are optional.
For businesses, there is a limit of 2 representatives per company per event. Please note that the total registration is limited.
Pre-registration is required and limited. Registration will close when it is full. A registration link is provided at http://www.cvent.com/d/4bqvyj.
If you register and cannot attend, please cancel your registration as soon as possible so that someone on the wait list can participate.
If you have questions regarding the event, please contact conference support at OS B2BMail@hhs.gov or (202) 690-7300.
You will also have the opportunity to elect to participate in matchmaking/counseling appointments with representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other government agencies.
The event is also being held in conjunction/co-located with the 2019 National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference and American Express Contract Connections.