UAHuntsville PTAC to sponsor annual Business MatchMaker event

2012-09-28 21:44:09

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (September 28, 2012) — The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will hold its annual Business MatchMaker event on Thursday, October 18 at the Jackson Center in Huntsville. The keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Gary Heard, Small Business Administration Procurement Center Representative.

The MatchMaker event begins at 7:15 a.m., with registration and breakfast, followed by an 8 a.m., address by Foster Perry. At 8:05 a.m., Raymond Hembree will speak on the topic "What's New with the SBA."  Hembree is Alabama deputy district director of the Small Business Administration. Gary Heard will discuss “Teaming” at 8:10 a.m., and at 8:25 a.m., Mary Jane Fleming, procurement specialist, will discuss and give updates on the new SAM system.

 At 8:30 a.m., one-on-one sessions will begin for small business owners attending the session.  Business owners will discuss potential contracting opportunities with participating contractors and federal agencies. Businesses are scheduled individual 12-minute increment sessions to present their capabilities.

The cost for the MatchMaker session is $100 per person and includes a continental breakfast buffet and snacks during session breaks. Pre-registration is required to secure attendance at the MatchMaker session. For registration information, please call 256.824.6422. UAHuntsville PTAC provide services for the following Northeast Alabama counties: Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan.

Vendors participating in this year’s Business MatchMaker event include:

 

Army Contracting Command (ACC)

 

SBA-PCR

 

Camber Corporation

 

Teledyne Brown Engineering

 

AMCOM/AMC

 

USACE- Mobile

 

Sparta

 

Yulista

 

Aviation SBIR

 

SMDC

 

COLSA

 

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

 

 

ArmySBIR

 

ALDOT

 

Lockheed Martin

 

Pratt & Whitney

 

City of Huntsville- Procurement

 

SBA District Office

 

Northrop Grumman

 

AMCOM Competition Management Office

 

GSA

 

UAHuntsville Procurement

 

Raytheon Company

 

Huntsville Utilities

 

MDA

 

BAE Systems

 

Sanmina-SCI

 

USACE- Huntsville

 

NASA-MSFC

 

Boeing

 

SAIC

 

Wyle

 

General Dynamics- IT (GDIT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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