Small Business Opportunity Fair

NASA/JPL, the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce proudly announce the Small Business Opportunity Fair on May 22, 2018 at the Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena, CA. This FREE outreach event will enable small businesses to meet with representatives from NASA and JPL as well as large businesses such as Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin. The event will include workshops and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will be a featured speaker on the NASA and JPL Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture programs. Other government agencies such as PTAC will be also on hand to help small businesses with their support.

After the Small Business Opportunity Fair you can come join us at Space Tech Expo 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center across the way at Booth 2012.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Welcome
08:00 am – 08:05 am Room Welcome and Logistics: Felicia Bell - JPL Manager, Small Business Programs Office
08:05 am – 08:10 am Room Welcome: Karl Bird - JPL Division Acquisition Manager
08:10 am – 08:20 am Room City of Pasadena
08:20 am – 08:30 am Room NASA or Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Exhibitors
08:30 am – 12:30 pm Room Exhibit Booths Open
Workshops
08:30 am – 09:30 am Room SBA - Mentor-Protégé Program and Joint Ventures
09:30 am – 09:45 am Room Break
09:45 am – 10:30 am Room Social Media Impact on Small Businesses
10:30 am – 11:30 am Room How to Do Business - JPL, City of Pasadena, NASA Centers
Matchmaking
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Room Matchmaking Sessions
12:30 pm Room Event ends. Space Tech opens at 12:00 pm



Exhibitors



The American Indian Chamber Education Fund PTAC assists businesses to pursue and perform under contracts with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local governments and with government prime contractors. Services provided by AICEF PTAC is free. Our assistance includes registration in systems such as the System for Award Management (SAM), identification of contract opportunities, help in understanding requirements and in preparing and submitting bids.
Caltech is research institute that is committed to supporting small business concerns in its purchasing programs. It is the intent of the Small Business Program to give a fair and equitable opportunity to compete for business, consistent with the efficient performance of the Institute's contractual obligations.
GSA is one of the federal government's largest buyers, contracting for billions of dollars’ worth of products and services each year for its U.S. government “customers.” These customers include most agencies of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches and federal government and military facilities worldwide. GSA rents, builds, furnishes, and maintains government offices and buys products ranging from pens to state-of-the-art computers. GSA also contracts for services as varied as trash removal and information technology. GSA’s main role in the government is to ensure our buyers have the best choices when spending tax payer dollars, we are also here to help buyers identify small businesses who can meet their requirements. In order to ensure buyers see small businesses as a resource, we educate our vendors on GSA programs and initiatives so that they can be prepared for new opportunities.To learn more about the resources GSA provides to small businesses, please visit www.gsa.gov/osbu.
  • Pamela Smith-Cressel
  • Director, Office of Small Business Utilization
  • O: 213.894.3210
  • F: 213-894-7658
  • C: 213.215.5980
  • E: pam.smith-cressel@gsa.gov
NASA Armstrong is the agency’s lead center for atmospheric flight research, operations, and testing and continues to accelerate advances in science, technology and exploration to enhance knowledge, education, innovation, economic vitality and stewardship of Earth. Armstrong supports the agency by providing flight research and development for NASA aeronautics, and global flight operations and development for NASA science in support of astrophysics and earth science. Armstrong supports the agency’s human space flight and space technology efforts through atmospheric flight validation.
SBA assists all types of Small Businesses to start and grow. The mission of the Small Business Administration is 'to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters'. The agency's activities are summarized as the '3 Cs' of capital, contracts and counseling.
For over 25 years, AECOM has provided A/E services at NASA ARC, NASA Research Park, and the Moffett Federal Airfield. Our services include Full Spectrum of A/E services across project life cycle: Master / Long Range Planning to guide development and maintenance of the entire 2,200-acre site for the next 20 years, Economic and operational impact studies, Site and facilities planning & programming for all buildings, utilities and infrastructure, Historic and cultural resource studies, Environmental engineering & impact statements, Preliminary and final Design-Bid-Build drawings and specifications and Design-Build bridging documents, Energy audits and design for replacement or modification of mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems, Project management, construction administration, constructability reviews, cost estimating, Review, approval, permitting and inspection of all design and construction documents for compliance with NASA ARC Design Review Board, Construction Permitting Review Board, and the California Building Code, Maintain current and historical GIS data, on site characteristics, and vertical / horizontal infrastructure, Manage the Engineering Document Center. AECOM’s subcontracting opportunities include: Architectural review support, Electrical power protection engineering support, Commercial construction inspection support, Construction personal safety equipment, Geotechnical testing services, Specialty inspections (welds, metallurgical, etc.), Construction cost estimating
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. We are focusing on suppliers that fall in the categories of SDB, VOSB, SDVOSB, and HUBZone.
  • Requirements by Principal Location:
  • El Segundo, CA: Electronic Components, Laboratory Support Equipment, Optics, Fabrication and Equipment, Test Equipment, Construction, Facilities Maintenance, Safety Supplies, Telecommunications, Training, Technical Consultants, Technical Services, Temporary Labor, Tooling/Machining
  • Colorado Springs, CO: Laboratory Support Equipment, Test Equipment, Construction, Facilities Maintenance, Janitorial, Facilities Maintenance, Landscaping, Safety Supplies, Technical Services, Temporary Labor
  • Chantilly, VA: Laboratory Support Equipment, Test Equipment, Construction, Facilities Maintenance, Janitorial, Facilities Maintenance, Landscaping, Safety Supplies, Technical Services, Temporary Labor.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
For more information, visit Canon Medical Systems’ website at us.medical.canon.
  • This is an overview of the types of suppliers that we’re looking for:
  • HARDWARE & FABRICATION: Machining/Tooling, Landing Gear Components, Actuators, Precision Brazed Assemblies, Motors/Generators, Fuel System Valves, Composite Bladders, Wiring/Wiring Accessories, Shipping Containers, Shelters/Trailers.
  • ENGINEERING SERVICES: CVN Integration, Flight Test Support, Testing & Evaluation, Systems Engineering, Human Factors, Welding, Calibration/Metrology, Carrier Suitability, Carrier Logistics/Integration, Field Service Representatives.
  • IT SERVICES & ELECTRONICS: Cybersecurity, Software Development, Resistors, Processors, PC boards, WRA, Cables, Authorized Electronic Distributors.
With Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, you will gain practical business skills to help you take your business to the next level. In professional workshops, you will learn from some of the brightest minds in business, learn about access to financial capital, and build a powerful network of professional support. And, if accepted, program tuition will be at no cost to you! Are you the owner or co-owner of a business that has been in operation for at least two years? Does your business have a minimum of $150,000 in revenues?
Do you employ at least 4 people? Are you passionate about growth? Leidos is looking to work with dynamic and diverse small businesses with capabilities in either Autonomous Systems, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, High Performance Computing, Science Support, Simulations, and/or Space Mission Operations.
LM has a standardized process in place for suppliers to contact us and provide their capability statement.   We want suppliers contacting us at a centralized email.  This process allows us to log in in the supplier inquiry with date received and date of distribution to the LM Business Areas.
ManTech is a large business that provides innovative technologies and solutions for JPL and other NASA Centers, and its other federal agency customers. We are interested in developing business relationships with small businesses in the areas of enterprise information technology, cybersecurity, data collection and analytics, mission assurance, systems and software engineering, test and evaluation, C4ISR, enhancement and sustainment. We are committed to delivering excellence and are looking for small businesses that align with ManTech’s standards of ethics and business conduct. If you represent small businesses from all socio-economic concerns that possess these characteristics, please contact us to be considered for business teaming.
  • To learn more about ManTech and our complete list of our service offerings please visit www.mantech.com
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), strike and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Below is a listing and description of our three business sectors. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is a premier provider of military aircraft, autonomous and space systems and next-generation solutions to assist our customers worldwide, preserve freedom and advance human discovery. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a leading global provider, manufacturer and integrator of advanced, secure and agile software-defined systems and solutions. Our differentiated C4ISR and cyber solutions deliver timely, mission-enabling information and provide superior situational awareness and understanding to protect the U.S. and its global allies. Northrop Grumman Technology Services is a global provider of innovative, cost effective solutions. From sustainment and modernization, supply chain management, training and simulation, and high technology services, we offer a full-spectrum of support.
NAICS Codes: 336413; 334511; 336411; and 332710.
Our Focus: SDB, HUBZone and SDVOSBParsons, celebrating more than 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. Subcontracting opportunities occur under our primary NAICS to include 541330, 541512, 561210, 562910 and 236220. Specifically targeting HUBZone SB, VOSB, and SDVOSB organizations.
Parsons, celebrating more than 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. Subcontracting opportunities occur under our primary NAICS to include 541330, 541512, 561210, 562910 and 236220. Specifically targeting HUBZone SB, VOSB, and SDVOSB organizations.
As a result of a couple of our Small Business vendors changing socio-economic categories, Peraton, Inc. experienced a decrease in our Small Business dollars. The impact of the socio-economic category changes is ~$2M per year. The Peraton, Inc. team here at the DSN is challenged with continuing to meet and exceed the HubZone and SDVOSB socio-economic categories. Therefore our focus has been and continues to be a priority for our team to find companies to fill that niche for our program.We’re always looking for SBs with capabilities in software engineering, cloud expertise, DevOps, web development (front end and back end).Swinerton invites you to stop by our table and find out how to do business with us. We are an Employee Owned General Contracting Company headquartered in San Francisco with 16 regional offices across the United States. Our clients enjoy the convenience of a local team supported by a multibillion dollar national company founded in the 1800’s. Swinerton is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority, Women, Disability, and Veteran Employer. We are looking for partnerships with all subcontracting trade fields interested in work for the following markets: Aviation, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Interiors, Office, Parking Structures, Special Projects, Multifamily Residential, Renewable Energy. SGT Inc. an aerospace services provider, was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland. SGT is dedicated to customer satisfaction and providing high quality support in the areas of Systems Engineering, Scientific Analysis, Mission Operations, and Information Technology. In August 2005, SGT was a Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantage Business and successful graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program. SGT is committed to fostering the development and success of SB’s. We have made it our corporate priority to help other SBs through our active involvement in Mentor Protégé Programs. SGT has current Mentor Protégé Agreements with 3 Federal Agencies: NASA, FAA, and SBA and actively supports numerous SB outreach events across the country.
  • Sharon Bethel
  • Manager, Contracts - Deep Space Network
  • O: 626.305.6297
  • C: 626.622.0718
We’re always looking for SBs with capabilities in software engineering, cloud expertise, DevOps, web development (front end and back end).
Swinerton invites you to stop by our table and find out how to do business with us. We are an Employee Owned General Contracting Company headquartered in San Francisco with 16 regional offices across the United States. Our clients enjoy the convenience of a local team supported by a multibillion dollar national company founded in the 1800’s. Swinerton is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority, Women, Disability, and Veteran Employer. We are looking for partnerships with all subcontracting trade fields interested in work for the following markets: Aviation, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Interiors, Office, Parking Structures, Special Projects, Multifamily Residential, and Renewable Energy.
SGT, Inc. an aerospace services provider, was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland. SGT is dedicated to customer satisfaction and providing high quality support in the areas of Systems Engineering, Scientific Analysis, Mission Operations, and Information Technology. In August 2005, SGT was a Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantage Business and successful graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program. SGT is committed to fostering the development and success of SB’s. We have made it our corporate priority to help other SBs through our active involvement in Mentor Protégé Programs. SGT has current Mentor Protégé Agreements with 3 Federal Agencies: NASA, FAA, and SBA and actively supports numerous SB outreach events across the country.


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