DISA Office of Small Business Programs’ Speed Dating – At the Speed of Success  

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Baltimore Convention Center, Room 321 / 322 / 323

Do you ever wonder how succinct is your elevator speech? Do you believe that you can clearly communicate why your company stands out in a crowd? Do you really understand what you can do for DISA? Gain insights and practical experience by participating in At the Speed of Success, where DISA program offices and large business prime vendors are paired with small businesses seeking to showcase their capabilities.

There will be two sessions, each lasting one hour. Companies will have 5 minutes to astound and intrigue their audience before moving on to their next “date”. This is your opportunity to meet several IT movers and the shakers and make a great first connection!

Space is limited to 40 companies. To apply to participate in this event, you must register in advance. NO walk ins will be accepted.

Please note: Applications are due by COB on Friday, May 4th; Notifications will go out by COB on Wednesday, May 9th

Small businesses with capabilities in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Cyber Security
  • Analytics
  • Mobility
  • Enterprise Tools
  • Cloud Computing
  • Engineering
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Capacity Services
  • Business/Finance Systems
  • Data Centers
  • Virtual Networking

Participating DISA Offices and Large Business Primes

Development and Business Center (DBC)

  • Services Development Directorate
  • Cyber Development Directorate – Mobility
  • Application Support Branch
  • Cyber Security and Cyber Analytics
  • NetOps Solution Division

Operations Center (OC)

  • Infrastructure Directorate Solutions Group
  • Services Directorate
  • Mission Support Division
  • Infrastructure Directorate Logistics and Maintenance Branch
  • Cloud Storage

Large Business Primes

  • CACI
  • General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) 
  • Northrop Grumman 
  • Leidos 
  • SAIC
  • BAH
  • ManTech

Applications should be submitted via email to the following address: disa.scott.ditco.mbx.afcea-cyber-symposium-sb-registration@mail.mil

You will be notified, if selected, and receive additional information to prepare you to be successful in this event. You must receive a confirmation of which session you are assigned to and a vendor number in order to participate.

Please note: Applications are due by COB on Friday, May 4th; Notifications will go out by COB on Wednesday, May 9th

Applications must include:

#1:  Name of the company
#2:  Socio-economic status (if you have one)
#3:  Cage Code
#4:  Link to your company’s website
#5:  Names of up to two people from your company-you will move as a pair (must be registered for the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in order to participate).  Please include telephone numbers and email addresses.
#6:  A brief explanation of your top 3 capabilities (under 200 words) and what you have to offer DISA (areas of interest:  Cyber Security, Analytics, Mobility, Enterprise Tools, Cloud Computing, Engineering, Software Defined Networks, Capacity Services, Business/Finance Systems, Data Centers, and Virtual Networking).
#7:  Your top 3 NAICS codes
#8:  A copy of your most recent capability briefing
#9:  Are you currently a DISA contractor or subcontractor?  If so, please provide your contract number.
#10:  Security clearance level

This application is your first test in being a government contractor. Please follow the guidelines!!