Partnering to SCALE Summit and Business Connection Forum


Join this virtual event to gain insights that will help you grow your business to the next level in this pandemic environment with targeted procurement opportunities with the Federal Government and partnering opportunities with other MBEs and SDB's.



• Learn how to build sustainable relationships with federal government agencies in this current pandemic state

• Gain relevant tips to help you compete as a federal contractor

• Learn what it takes to acquire contracts to increase revenue

• Engage with other small and minority businesses to form strategic partnerships for growth and sustainability

Date: June 30, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Online Seminar
Fee: Free, Registration Required
Registration: Registration Now Closed
For more information, please contact:
Phone: (301) 857-0200
Email: [email protected]
Web site: Minority Business Development Agency
Meeting Materials:
Event Flier


9:00AM – 9:20AM  Welcome 

9:20AM – 10:20AM PANEL 1: Federal Agency – “Procurement Opportunities FY21-FY22” 

Hear directly from selected Federal Agency influencers about what’s really happening! Populate your pipeline with real time opportunities.

• Thaddeus Martin, Army Material Command 

• Shannon Jackson, Department of Defense 

• Darlene Bullock, Department of Homeland Security


10:20AM – 10:30AM BREAK


10:30AM – 11:30 AM PANEL 2: Federal Agency – “Procurement Opportunities FY21-FY 22”

This is “THE ONLY PLACE” in town to hear from these Government Agencies!

• Antwinette Goodman-Cooper, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

• P.Antoine Broughton, Department of Veterans Affairs

• Gwendolyn Miles, Health and Human Services


11:30AM – 12:00 PM MBE 2 MBE Networking LUNCH


12:00PM – 1:00 PM PANEL 3: Industry Presentations - “Acquisition Opportunities”

Prime Contractors seeking viable partners to maximize winning!

• Philip Miller, Universal Technical Resource Services (UTRS)

• Teanna Jones, Deloitte 

• Louis Gobern, Ranger Land Systems 


1:00PM – 1:10PM BREAK


1:10 PM – 2:10 PM PANEL 4: Federal Agency Resource Presentations - “Tips on Free Government Resources”

Bolster up your competitive advantage by understanding resources available to you.

• Peter C. Gibbs, U.S. Small Business Administration

• Wallace D. Sermons II, U.S. Small Business Administration

• Michael Townsend, Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) 


2:10PM – 4:10 PM Government and Corporate Roundtable Sessions

Army Material Command 

Department of Defense 

Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

Department of Veterans Affairs

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Universal Technical Resource Services 


Ranger Land Systems 

U.S. Small Business Administration

VA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Calendar View | List View

Copyright © 2021 Arlington Economic Development