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 0430 - 13th Annual Small Business Conference 

0430 - 13th Annual Small Business Conference 


Partners for Success: Small Business & the Military

Event Number

Event Date

 to 12/3/2009

Event Location
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner

Event Contact
Ms. Kari King, CMP at or 703-247-2588


Providing for the Nation's security requires an effective partnership between the military and the small business community.

This conference brings together leaders of the industry small business community and the government (Small Business Administration and Department of Defense) to discuss timely topics, including recent changes affecting small businesses. Participants will include key Government decision makers from Washington to field commanders who conduct acquisitions. The conference provides a forum for open exchange of information and ideas between senior government officials and small business leaders.

Advertisements, promotions, and logos are those of NDIA or other non-federal organizations participating in this event. The United States Army neither states nor implies any endorsement, association, or recommendation with regard to these organizations.


Download/Print/View the Conference Agenda

December 2: Afternoon General Session followed by a 2-hour Reception

December 3: Morning General Session followed by Breakout Sessions on timely subjects of special interest. Concurrent to breakouts, a Business Opportunities Fair will be held where representatives of each Army Materiel Command (AMC) major subordinate command and others will be present to discuss future business opportunities, and to address individual contractor concerns.


Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
Tel: (703) 847-5000

General Session will be held in Ballrooms A&B.

Driving Directions
From VA I-495 headed North OR South, take exit 46A (Rt. 123 South, Tysons Corner).
At the first traffic light, turn right onto Tysons Boulevard.
At the next traffic light, turn right onto Galleria Drive.
At the next traffic light, turn right onto Jones Branch Drive.
The hotel is the 2nd building on the right hand side.


  • Washington Dulles International Airport
    Distance from hotel: 13 mi.
    Drive time: 20 min.
    Directions: Take Dulles Toll Road east to Exit 17 (Spring Hill Road). After the toll, turn right onto Spring Hill Road. Turn left at the first light onto Jones Branch Drive. The hotel is 1 mile on the left.
  • Washington National Airport
    Distance from hotel: 13 mi.
    Drive time: 30 min.
    Directions: Take G. Washington Pkwy north to Route 123 south towards McLean. After the 495 overpass, turn right on Tysons Blvd (1st light after overpass). Right on Galleria Dr. (1st light). Right on Jones Branch Dr. (1st light). Hotel is on right.


Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
Tel: (703) 847-5000

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. To make your reservation, please call the hotel directly. In order to ensure the discounted NDIA rate, you must make your reservations early and ask for the "NDIA - 13th Annual Conference" room block. Rooms will not be held after Tuesday, November 10, 2009 and may sell out before then. Rates are also subject to increase after this date.

Government Rate*: $209.00 or prevailing government per diem (single/double)
Industry Rate: $222.00 (single/double)

*The government per diem rate is available only to active duty or civilian government employees. ID will be required upon check-in. Retired military ID's do not qualify.


Online Registration is now CLOSED!

Registration Fees





(On or Before 11/25/09)

(On or After 11/26/09)

All Attendees



Download/Print/View the Registration Form and Fax to 703-522-2885 OR Mail to 2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22201.

Cancellations received by November 25, 2009 will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. Please note that no refunds will be given for cancellations received after November 25. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations. Cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to


Large Businesses are invited to display for $1300.

The display fee includes table, chair, electrical hook-up, and one complimentary displayer's conference registration. All other display personnel should register as attendees and pay the attendee registration fee.

If you would like to display, please email Sam Campagna at for the registration form and additional information.

Current List of Displayers (as of 12/1):
AAI Corporation
Agility Defense & Government Services
BAE Systems
Defense Holdings, Inc.
General Dynamics - OTS
Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc.
ITT Communications Systems
Lockheed Martin
Oshkosh Corporation
VSE Corporation

Attendee Information

Attire: ACUs or Uniform of the Day for military; Business for civilian

NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs should contact Kari King at

Promotional Partners


 3M     Agility Logistics


   BAE Systems



    Lockheed Martin

 Increase your company or organization's exposure by becoming a Promotional Partner! With a Promotional Partnership of $5000, you will receive your organization's name on the back cover of the onsite brochure, a 350-word company description in the onsite brochure, main podium recognition, signage throughout the conference, and a hotlink right HERE to your organization's website. Additionally, if a large business becomes a promotional partner, it will receive a complimentary display space!

For more information or to sign up, please contact Sam Campagna at or Kari King at

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Kari King, or (703) 247-2588


Affiliate Associations

The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense