Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day set for Aug. 2
Thursday July 13, 2017 0 comments
LAKEWOOD -- The Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation in partnership with Lockheed Martin and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will present the second annual Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day with a welcome address from Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne on Aug. 2, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel in Lakewood.
Businesses, especially disadvantaged businesses, veteran-owned businesses, minority and women-owned businesses, and HUBZone firms interested in working with aerospace prime contractors and/or the federal government are invited to attend this event.
"By providing attendees with a macro perspective on the current Colorado aerospace industry, business advice and networking, the (2016) fair was an incredible success for all Colorado businesses working in these advanced industries last year and why we decided to offer it again," said Tom Livingston, manager of Economic Development Services at Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation.
"This is the premier event for small businesses wanting to work in the second largest aerospace industry in the country."
The event will include information sessions on the Colorado aerospace industry and related business topics, networking opportunities, and matchmaking with prime contractors for small businesses.
Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with large industry companies, government procurement personnel and small business assistance organizations such as the Colorado Minority Business Office and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network.
Companies including Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Teledyne Brown, Sierra Nevada, United Launch Alliance, Jacobs Engineering, PTAC, SBA, U.S Air Force will have representatives at the event available to answer specific questions about doing business with their respective organizations.