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Recapping the 2016 SBC in Atlanta

2016 SAME SBC in Atlanta

A record 2,350 professionals convened in Atlanta for three days of relationship-building and information-sharing at the SAME 2016 Small Business Conference. Each year SBC is the premier event for businesses working in the federal A/E/C marketplace to connect with teaming and subcontracting partners and to gain insight on the mission needs of the federal government—and 2016 was no different. SBC is […]

Get to Know Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, USA (Ret.), SBC Keynote Speaker

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SAME recently talked with Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, USA (Ret.), 2016 Small Business Conference Keynote Speaker, on a number of topics, including how his leadership style evolved over his career, the importance of small businesses to the military community, and what’s the most important button on your keyboard. Lynch attended West Point, as he says, […]

SBC Registration Already Past 1,600!

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Registration for the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., has already exceeded 1,600 people and the Exhibit Hall is sold out! Be a part of the more than 2,000 A/E/C professionals expected at SBC, Nov. 16–18, by registering today at www.same.org/sbc. […]

Preview the 2016 SBC Atlanta (Nov. 16-18)

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The countdown is on to the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference, the A/E/C industry’s premier conference for small businesses looking to grow their presence in the federal marketplace and for federal agencies to connect with the small businesses they need to help support their missions in the years ahead. More than 2,000 attendees are expected […]

Across America’s Infrastructure: Day 2 at JETC

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The second day of the 2016 JETC in Phoenix kicked off with a Year in Review video and then an address by SAME President Jane Penny on the Society’s accomplishments the past 12 months. Penny emphasized the importance of SAME’s 30,000 volunteer members, and the support they provide, especially in STEM outreach and veteran transition […]

Mark Kelly Launches the 2016 JETC!

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“Be bold. Be courageous. Be your best.” Those words, relayed by Mark Kelly, renowned NASA astronaut, from his wife, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Gifford, capped an inspiring keynote address to open the 2016 JETC in Phoenix. Mark Kelly, retired U.S. Navy captain, Gulf War veteran, and twice the commander of the Space Shuttle, led JETC attendees […]

JETC Begins May 24 in Phoenix!

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SAME will host its annual Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC) in Phoenix, Ariz., May 24-26 at the Phoenix Convention Center. With more than 1,500 attendees each year, JETC is the premier education and training conference for public and private sector professionals in the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental, facility management, project planning, and contracting […]

Honoring Air Force Engineering Cadets!

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On April 22 in Colorado Springs, the SAME Pikes Peak Post hosted the 12th Annual Engineers Banquet to welcome graduating seniors from the U.S. Air Force Academy into the Air Force Civil Engineering community. The event was attended by local SAME members from the Colorado Front Range, faculty members from the Air Force Academy, and other invited […]

Saluting Future Army Engineers!

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The 2016 Engineer Dinner for graduating cadets at West Point who will enter the Engineer Branch was held April 21 at the U.S. Military Academy. The annual event, co-hosted by the SAME New York City Post, brings together Army engineering leaders, the senior cadets, and members of SAME to celebrate the future engineers and give them […]

Preview the 2016 JETC!

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The 2016 JETC is heading to the Valley of the Sun, May 24-26, for three days of unparalleled education and training opportunities for members of the A/E/C industry who are focused on finding solutions to national security infrastructure-related challenges.  JETC will offer daily networking events, including the opening reception at Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds on May […]

Recapping the FY17 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings

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Two days. 16 federal agencies. 29 speakers. Nearly 600 attendees. Billions of dollars of government projects and services needed. The SAME FY2017 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, held March 8-9 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Va., gave SAME members from across the A/E/C industry an opportunity to hear directly from the military services and several […]

Preview the SAME Transition Workshop & Job Fair

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If you are a transitioning servicemember, a recent veteran, or an SAME member interested in looking for a new career opportunity in the A/E/C industry, register to attend the 2016 Transition Workshop & Job Fair. Being held March 23-24 at the Embassy Suites BWI in Linthicum, Md., the SAME Transition Workshop & Job Fair provides a venue […]

Preview SAME’s “March Madness” Events!

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SAME’s FY2017 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings will be held over two days (March 8-9) at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va. Open exclusively to SAME members, this annual event offers professionals from across the A/E/C industry and related fields a chance to hear from military and government engineering leadership on the projected federal budgets […]

Preview the 2016 FM Workshop!

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Early bird registration for the 2016 SAME-IFMA Facilities Management Workshop ends January 15!  Being held Feb. 25-26 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, this year’s workshop will offer a true joint perspective for developing solutions to the challenges facing government agencies as well as private sector and academic owners in maintaining, operating and sustaining their facilities and […]

JETC: Call for Presentations

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The Call for Presentations for the 2016 JETC in Phoenix is now open. This year, SAME is introducing a new way for subject matter experts to bring cutting-edge insights and lessons learned to the military engineering community. The goal is to attract a broader, more diverse mix of presenters from across the A/E/C industry and […]

SBC: Recapping Day 3

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Day 3 of the SAME Small Business Conference was headlined by three government agency Mega Sessions, featuring senior leadership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and Air Force Civil Engineer Center. Panelists throughout the morning emphasized their agency’s commitment to small business. However, the key takeaway was not that they want to […]

SBC: Recapping Day 2

SAME Small Business Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on November 5, 2015

Day two of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans got underway at 0800, as four military and federal engineering leaders gathered onstage for a candid discussion on their organizations, government engineering and construction needs and trends, leadership, and the importance of small businesses in supporting their mission needs. The executive panel—featuring Lt. Gen. Tom […]

SBC: Recapping Day 1

SAME Small Business Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on November 4, 2015

A day that began with an in-depth keynote address on the value of relationships culminated with 2,000 attendees heeding that advice by making connections and building networks during the Ice Breaker reception in a sold-out Exhibit Hall. In between, day one of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans included 12 education and training […]

David Nour Kicks Off the 2015 SBC!

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The 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans officially kicked off Wednesday morning with a keynote address by David Nour, renowned global business adviser and strategist. Nour dived right into what businesses really need to focus on to achieve long-term success—including putting the customer at the center of everything you do, always be planning for […]

#SAMESBC Starts Nov. 4!

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Time for a “By the Numbers” preview of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference, which starts next week, Nov. 4, in New Orleans!   1:  Tour of the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System 2:  Keynote Speakers featured at SBC 4:  Mega Sessions featuring SBA, USACE, NAVFAC and AFCEC 8:  Hours […]

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