15th Annual Salute to Small Business

Join SBA Administrator Linda McMahon, the SBA South Carolina District Office, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, SC Dept. of Commerce, SCRA, SC SBDC, and National Small Business Week Sponsors in the 2018 Salute to Small Business.

In the morning, connect one-on-one with major corporations and government agencies to sell your products and services, or find an expert to help you prepare for procurement.
Procurement participants include:
Air Force Shaw AFB
Air Force JB Charleston
Army Corps of Engineers Charleston
Army MICC Ft. Jackson
BlueCross BlueShield
BMW
Boeing
Boeing Research & Technology
Charleston County
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City of Columbia
Charleston International Airport
Continental Tire
Department of Energy (DOE)
Department of Transportation (SC)
Coast Guard
General Services Administration (GSA )
General Services Administration (GSA ) Regional Atlanta, GA
General Service Administration (GSA) North Carolina
Lockheed Martin
Marine Corps Parris Island
Marine Corps, Camp Lejeune
Greenville Health Care System
NAVFAC MCAS Beaufort
NAVFAC Parris Island
National Center for Credibility Assessment Research (NCCA), Ft Jackson
Office of Small & Minority Business Contracting and Certification (SMBCC)
Palmetto Health Systems
Richland County
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS)
Savannah River Remediation (SRR) (DOE contractor)
SC Small Business Development Center
SC Procurement Technical Assistance Center
SCANA
SC Materials & Management Office
SC National Guard
SCORE
University of South Carolina Procurement
VA (Regional)
Exhibitors include:
Abba Technologies
AARP South Carolina
Bank of America
City of Columbia
Community Works
First Sun EAP Alliance
Fully Promoted
Globalpundits
Hannah Solar Government Services
Himsl Consulting
Main Street Hub
McNair Center for Entrepreneurism & Community Engagement
Open Source Systems
Pyramid Contracting
Red Iron Brand Solutions
Square
UPS Store
Visa
Wells Fargo
Worth Unlimited

In the afternoon, connect with the state’s best entrepreneurs, most dedicated business advocates, and top small business lenders during the awards luncheon honoring the winners of the South Carolina Small Business and Advocacy Awards, presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The event will feature SBA Administrator, Linda McMahon, as the keynote speaker.

Procurement Matchmaker tickets are $50. Luncheon tickets are $50. For a full schedule of events and more information, visit http://scsalutetosmallbiz.com/
What: 2018 Salute to Small Business

When: May 2, 2018, 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: Columbia Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC 29201

Why: To celebrate and advance the success of small businesses in South Carolina.

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