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DOE2015 Registration Now Open!

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization, is proud to present the 14th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center, June 16-18, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ.

DOE2015 will bring together DOE’s program offices, power administrations, laboratory and technology centers, and prime contractors to connect with small business to meet the challenges of the President’s strategy of:

* Developing and Securing America’s Energy Supplies
* Providing Americans with choices to reduce costs and save energy
* Innovative America’s way to a clean energy future

As a participant, you have the opportunity to build relationships and reconnect with business professionals, acquire invaluable information, and learn about contract opportunities with prime contractors and government procurement officials.

The event will feature plenaries, educational workshops, a large Exhibit Hall, as well as business matchmaking sessions. Over 700 attendees will represent all levels of Federal, state, and local government agencies, the small business community, large/prime contractors, and many more! Click here to view DOE2015 Agenda!

Register Now!

Save $80 and register for the early bird rate by March 31, 2015. Book your room at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix or the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel or at the rate of $83 (+ taxes/fees) before the DOE2015 room blocks fills up.

American Legion Small Business Workshop

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The American Legion will be hosting a small business workshop for Veteran Small Business Owners on February 24th  and 25th  2015 at the Washington Hilton Hotel, in Washington, DC. The Workshop consists of two days of ‘best practices’ seminars, VA Opportunity Showcase, and multiple Business Networking Sessions during breakfast, lunch and evening reception. This event is Free for Veterans, Service Members, National Guard, Reservists and Spouses.  To Register please send name, company name and email to or call (202) 263-5757.

14th Annual Small Business Forum & Expo

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Exhibiting at DOE2015 provides your company with countless opportunities to market and create demand for your product and services by getting in front of DOE’s buyers.

will provide you opportunities to network with Federal officials; DOE’s site and facility management contractors, which include 17 National Laboratories; and other small business concerns.


Becoming an exhibitor will provide you opportunities to gain more qualified leads in two days than you may generate all year. The face-to-face contact and relationship building will be invaluable.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your capabilities and solutions that will demonstrate how your company can become an integral part of the Department of Energy’s mission.

In FY 2014, DOE awarded a total of $6.6 billion to prime and subcontracts*


Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your company within the energy industry!

Curious about last year’s forum?  Check out DOE2014’s Exhibitors and

Want to be a exhibitor or supporter? Please download the DOE2015 Prospectus for more details.

Unlock, discover, and meet us in June 2015!

Earl Morgan

Exhibitor and Support Services

Phone: 571-297-4019

*Note: DOE’s FY 2014 total awards to prime and subcontracts represents preliminary results.

SBA San Diego District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE are presenting this free workshop about Owning a Franchise and the Special Assistance Available for Veterans.


  • How to Own a Franchise
  • Special Assistance for Veterans & Disabled Veterans Interested in Owning a Franchise
  • How to finance the purchase of a franchise or financial assistance for franchise owners.
  • Financing with Rollovers as Business Start-ups (ROBS) Plans
  • All about Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD)
  • SBA Products and Services to help you start, manage and grow your business!


Frank Caperino is a volunteer counselor for SCORE and has extensive knowledge about owning and operating a franchise business. He has owned eight Cold Stone Creameries over a period of fifteen years and currently works as a consultant for FranChoice.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 9:00 am PST – 11:00 am PST
San Diego Public Library – Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center 
330 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA, 92101 (2 hours free parking in building)
Click Here to Register!
Contact: Rosa Rodarte, 619-727-4877,
Fee: This is a free event.

SBA’s participation in this activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any participants, person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Contact: Jill Andrews, SBA – 619-727-4885.

Vermont Loan clinic Jan 13

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SBA Vermont District Office

Learn how an SBA loan can benefit your business during a free loan clinic webinar from 9 to 10 a.m. EST Jan. 13. A second loan clinic is from noon to 1 p.m. EST Jan. 13.

To join the webinar, log onto and use the meeting number 8888449904 and the code 7013799. To access the conference call, dial toll free 1-888-844-9904, when prompted enter the access code of 7013799.

For more information, email