An event titled Introduction to Federal Small Business Programs and Opportunities at the AFRL (Air Force Research Laboratory) Information Directorate will be offered June 12 from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive.
The event was announced by the directorate, also known as Rome Lab, and by the institute plus North Country Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), and NYSTEC (New York State Technology Enterprise Corporation).
It is free and open to the public. To view the agenda and to register, visit ow.ly/j3gp50ubDgz online.
Attendees will learn from industry experts about government-provided services, small business certifications, and AFRL Information Directorate procurement opportunities for small business categories including Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program; Women-Owned Small Business; Small Disadvantaged Business/8(a) Program; HubZone Program.
Presenters will include the Small Business Administration, North Country PTAC, and AFRL.
“This half-day event will enable small businesses to understand the available help for their business and the changing landscape of doing business with the federal government,” said Michael Wessing, principal engineer at Griffiss Institute.
Michele Salisbury, NYSTEC CFO and Director of Finance, Contracts and Community, said it “will provide small businesses with information about resources to help them successfully prepare for and compete for federal work.”
The event “will also highlight opportunities from the AFRL available to small businesses,” Salisbury added.