Small Business Opportunity Showcase Hosted By: Women As Veteran Entrepreneurs (WAVE)
September 10Th, 2015
The Women's Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery Registration Fees: $75 On-‐site registration: $95 Online Registration ends September 9th, 2015.
Participating Host Corporations
CSC Michelle McKiver Mentor Protégé Program IBM Raynard Nowden Small Business Liaison Officer HARRIS CORPORATION Etmara Smith Manager Supplier Diversity GENERAL DYNAMICS IT Ludmilla Parnell Small Business Partnerships
AT&T Stephanie Bates Assoc. Director, AT&T Global Supplier Diversity BAE Diane Dempsey Director Socio Economic Business Programs KAISER PERMANENTE Wande Diakite Sr. Sourcing & Supplier Diversity Consultant
DELL SERVICES FED GOV Marie Jatsko Director of Subcontracts & Procurement/SBLO NORTHROP GRUMMAN John Long Manager Global Supplier Diversity Programs FREDDIE MAC Miriam Brown Tomaneci Waller Supplier Diversity
Event Description: The event is designed to: Provide all small businesses, especially Women Veteran-‐Owned Small Businesses (WVOSBs), the chance to learn how to increase their presence in the corporate marketplace. Build better-‐ informed relations between Government and Corporate Industry leaders VA’s overall objective is to increase its potential to provide better service to our Veterans The conference will include: Business Opportunity Sessions: The goal of a business opportunity session is to provide insight to WVOSBs on current/upcoming activities and opportunities in FYs 2015 – 2017. The presenters will address where they see small businesses adding value (either in a prime or subcontractor role). Networking Tables, which enable WVOSBs to demonstrate their capabilities to Procurement Decision Makers on how they can add value to the organization’s mission. To register go to: