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SBC Coming to Pittsburgh, Nov. 15-17

The year’s premier market research and business opportunities event for the federal A/E/C industry is coming to Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 15-17. The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference will bring more than 2,500 attendees to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh for three days of learning, networking, and information-sharing. Last year’s SBC in Atlanta drew […]

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

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!

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)

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 […]

SAME Hosts Focus Groups for Market Research

You Talked.  We Listened. At the 2016 JETC in Phoenix (May 24-26), SAME hosted three Focus Groups for attendees of the conference.  The focus groups were facilitated by an outside group, Trailblazer Market Research, a company that works with many non-profit organizations. The three focus groups were sorted into a Young Members group, made up […]

SBC: Recapping Day 3

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 1

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!

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!

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 […]

SBC Starts November 4!

  The premier A/E/C industry small business conference is less than two weeks away! The 2015 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs—to be held Nov. 4-6 in New Orleans, La.—is shaping up to be the largest, most diverse, most effective and most beneficial SBC for you to attend ever! […]

SBC Headed to The Big Easy: Nov. 4-6, 2015

August has arrived, and that means we are just three months away from the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs! SBC is the premier event for small businesses looking to increase their presence and performance in the federal A/E/C marketplace; for large businesses to engage with potential teaming partners; […]

Check out the January-February Issue of TME!

The first TME issue of 2015 dives right into an issue that may be changing the way government agencies and private industry think about funding military and federal infrastructure, facility and energy needs: public-private partnerships. • A ranging interview with Joe Calcara, SES, Director of Programs for USACE South Pacific Division (and formerly Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

2014 SBC: One Month Away!

10: That’s the number of Federal Agencies participating at the SAME 2014 Small Business Conference. 215: That’s the Sold Out number of exhibitors at the SAME 2014 Small Business Conference. 1,600+: That’s the number who have attended the SAME Small Business Conference each of the last couple years. Free: You could be eligible for a Free Registration […]

Fall Forecast: PDHs in the Air

SAME’s Continuing Education Program has several webinars and onsite courses lined up over the next several weeks to sharpen your skills and boost your professional development, beginning October 21 with a two-part webinar on the Total Building Commissioning Process. “The Total Building Commissioning Process – What it is and What it is Not!” will present and […]

Preview the 2014 SBC!

The SAME 2014 Small Business Conference for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs is coming to Kansas City, Dec. 9-11! SBC is the opportunity of the year for small businesses to make big connections. SBC gives small businesses from across the country the opportunity to engage with contracting and acquisition specialists from a number of federal […]

Attend 2013 Small Business Conference

SAME 2013 Small Business Conference, to be held Nov. 19-21, features a collection of top-notch educational sessions and events you won’t want to miss! The program includes Small Business Opportunity Briefings on DOD and Federal markets such as USACE, NAVFAC , Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs & General Services Administration. The Opening Plenary Session will […]

Register now for 2013 Small Business Conference!

Join your colleagues for the SAME 2013 Small Business Conference (SBC). Individual registration is now open- discounted early bird fees are good through October 18! New this year, SAME is inviting other Federal Agencies to expand what has previously been a DOD Conference to a Federal Small Business Conference. In addition to USACE District, Division […]

2012 SAME Small Business Conference: Day 2

Dec. 11- The second day of the 2012 SAME Small Business Conference for DOD Engineering, Construction and Environmental Programs started with a very lively Opening Plenary Session in the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. First on the podium was SAME Executive Director Dr. Robert D. Wolff, P.E., F.SAME. He welcomed the attendees and expressed […]

2012 SAME Small Business Conference: Day 1

The 2012 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for DOD Engineering, Construction and Environmental Programs commenced Monday, Dec. 10 in Grapevine, Texas. The three-day, annual conference is well-attended. As of date, the number of registered participants is 1,500 and counting! The 2012 SBC features an increased number of technical sessions focused on the heavy know-hows of procuring federal contracts. However, […]

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