Procurement Readiness and Doing Business with the Department of the Navy
Format: Live webinar (on-demand recording available on August 25, 2022)
Date: August 17, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm EDT
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Presenter: Jimmy Smith, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Department of the Navy
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 1.5 ATCs
APTAC BOK: C.21 Marketing to Government Agencies (Core)
*Your registration includes access to the on-demand recording.
Are you a small business owner looking to do business with the Department of the Navy?
The Department of the Navy (DON) is one of the largest consumers of goods and services in the world. By doing business with them, you can gain access to their massive buying power and help support our economy. They are committed to helping small businesses grow and succeed. They also understand that it takes a lot of hard work and dedication to run a successful company. Hence, they want to do everything they can to help you reach your goals.
Register for our upcoming webinar today! You won’t regret it!
Participants will learn:
- How to navigate the DON procurement landscape.
- Gain an understanding of the DON’s Major Buying Commands and who’s buying what you’re selling.
- Learn about the importance of small businesses to the DON’s industrial base.
Target Audience: Small businesses interested in doing business with the Department of the Navy
Meet Your Instructor:
JIMMY SMITH, Department of the Navy.
Mr. Jimmy D. Smith assumed the responsibilities of the Director for Small Business Program in June of 2019. He serves as the chief advisor to the Secretary on all small business matters. Mr. Smith has been charged with overseeing small business acquisition policy; strengthening government and private sector partnerships; and fostering opportunities to leverage small businesses as strategic advantage for the benefit of our warfighters.
In years prior, Mr. Smith held several distinguished positions, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Expeditionary Programs & Logistics Management in 2017, the Director for Integrated Nuclear Weapons Safety and Security within the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs in 2013, and the Director for the Above Water Sensors Directorate within the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems in 2010. In 2005, he served as the Director for Submarines and Strategic Systems Programs, in a dual capacity, on the Secretary of the Navy’s staff.
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