Annual Business Matchmaker

SAVE THE DATE *Registration Available on September 12th*

SBDC and PTAC 8th Annual Business MatchMaker

October 27, 2016 at the Jackson Center
7:15 am - Noon

The Business Matchmaker is a great opportunity for small businesses to connect with government agencies and prime contractors one-on-one. The 12 minute sessions will provide small businesses the chance to discuss how they can meet the needs of agencies and prime contractors by providing detailed information concerning their capabilities during this important networking event! 

tim thornton 2     Keynote Speaker: Tim Thornton, CEO & President of nLogic

Mr. Thornton has over thirty years of technical, management, and marketing experience supporting government and industry customers.  His experience has ranged from advisory services, system development, commercial products, and international programs.  He has significant experience in Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I), Modeling & Simulation (M&S), and Test & Evaluation (T&E) on a variety of programs.  He founded nLogic in 2009 and serves as CEO/President.  He founded Torch Systems and served as President.  He was a Vice President and Member of Board of Directors for Davidson Technologies.  His previous positions include Director of Advanced Technologies for System Studies and Simulation (S3), Division Manager of Advanced Technologies for Coleman Research Corporation (CRC), and a Research Analyst for Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).  He currently serves on several Boards of Directors including Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce; Better Business Bureau (BBB); Huntsville Association of Small Businesses in Advanced Technology (HASBAT); and Army Space and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA).  He is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Class 29.  He earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering both from The University of Alabama in Huntsville with Summa Cum Laude honors.



Registration / Participation Requirements

  • CAGE Code 
  • Primary NAICS Code  
  • Capabilities Statement


Mary Jane Fleming, UAH Procurement Counselor, for assistance.


Jackson Center, 6001 Moquin Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806

Ticket Types


Ticket includes:

  • Attendance for one representative
  • Breakfast and snacks
  • Schedule to meet with Buyers

Ticket cost:

  • $75.00

Ticket includes:

  • Attendance for two representatives
  • One schedule to meet with Buyers
  • One table
  • Two chairs
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Breakfast and snack

Ticket cost:

  • $175.00

Visitor Information

Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau

2015 Buyer Participants

The following Buyers participated in our 7th Annual Business Matchmaker event on October 29, 2015: 

  • Army Contracting Command (ACC)
  • AL - Department of Transportation (ALDOT)
  • Alabama Power
  • Alabama Purchasing
  • Army Aviation
  • Army SBIR / STTR
  • Birmingham Airport Authority
  • Boeing
  • BRTRC Federal Solutions
  • City of Huntsville Purchasing
  • Defense Logistic Agency (DLA)
  • Dynetics
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Sys., Inc.
  • General Dynamics- IT
  • GSA Federal Acquisition Service
  • Huntsville Utilities
  • Jacobs Technology
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Northrop Grumman
  • SAIC
  • SBA AL District Office
  • SBA-Procurement Center Rep
  • SCI- Sanmina
  • Space & Missile Defense Command (SMDC)
  • Southern Research Institute
  • Teledyne Brown Eng.
  • UAH - Purchasing Services
  • US Army Corps of Engineers - Huntsville
  • US Army Corps of Engineers - Mobile (USACE)
  • Wyle