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Small Business Conference

March 02, 2018 1:21 PM | Anonymous

Registration Open for 31st Annual Government Small Business Conference
Friday, May 4, 8AM - 5PM

Florida SBDC at USF (TAMPA) – The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida, in conjunction with the Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at USF, are pleased to announce registration is now open for the 31st Annual Small Business Conference. This co-hosted conference, titled Strategy & Acquisition: Success in Federal Contracting, is a unique conference for small business owners to learn how to optimize government contracting opportunities through informative workshops, panel discussions, and a Business Opportunity Expo, featuring federal agencies.

Led by the region’s leading experts, the information covered will help business owners strengthen their government contracting relationships and gain insight into working with federal buyers.

“This is our premiere event each year for government contracting,” Stacey Dadd, marketing and communications officer for the Florida SBDC at USF, said. “Government contracting is such a vital area of business for many of our clients and opportunities abound. You just have to know where to find them.”

Cost is $149 per person during the early bird registration period. Early registration discounts end April 13. The conference will take place at the Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..

In addition to training and networking opportunities, the afternoon will feature a Small Business Awards Luncheon with a prominent keynote speaker.

To register for 31st Annual Government Small Business Conference, click here.

About the Florida SBDC Network:
For over forty years, the Florida SBDC at USF, the state's principal provider of business assistance [Fl. Stat. 288.001], has nourished a statewide partnership between higher education and economic development to provide emerging and established business owners with management and knowledge resources that enable overall growth, increased profitability, and economic prosperity for the state. A statewide network of over 40 centers, the Florida SBDC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network's designated lead host institution. The Florida SBDC Network is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency. For more information, please visit

About the Florida PTAC at USF
This Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

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