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Washington Technology Announces Industry Days Lineup at ACQUIRE Show

(VIENNA, VA, April 26, 2016)— Washington Technology is excited to announce the Industry Days lineup at the ACQUIRE show, a new two-day educational event and tradeshow for government and military professionals looking to deliver on their agencies’ missions.

Washington Technology Industry Days will focus on contracting opportunities for small businesses across the defense and civilian agencies. Executives from the Air Force, Social Security Administration, U.S. Marine Corps, Federal Bureau of Investigation, General Services Administration and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will describe their priorities, buying habits, and specific contracts to help small business gain an inside edge.

"The speakers we have lined up for the WT Industry Days at ACQUIRE are going to deliver important insights on how small businesses can find opportunities at their agencies," said Nick Wakeman, editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. "In addition to our sessions, the ACQUIRE Show will be a great opportunity for industry to network with customers and potential partners."

Speakers for this event include:

Mark Teskey
Air Force Small Business Programs

Wayne McDonald
Social Security Administration, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Dave Dawson
Associate Director for Small Business Programs
United States Marine Corps, Marine Corps Systems Command

Paul Courtney
Chief Acquisition Officer
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Dean Cole
Business Management Specialist
General Services Administration

Mario Lopez
Program Director, NOAALink Program Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce

Victoria Mason
Senior Action Officer for NOAALink, Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce

Produced by the media teams behind the FCW, GCN, Washington Technology, Defense Systems and Federal Soup brands, ACQUIRE is a new two-day conference & EXPO for government, military and contractor professionals looking to deliver on agency missions. Covering a program’s entire lifecycle—from policy setting to end user experience-ACQUIRE offers thought leadership, training courses from a diverse range of government agencies and an exhibit hall packed with vendors. Featuring leading providers of products, solutions and services to the government market, the EXPO floor has multiple pavilions: Information Technology, Acquisition Management, Professional Services and Office Management—plus a Federal consumer experience in Happy Fed.

Registration is free for government and military professionals. Sponsorships and booth sales for ACQUIRE are available. Please visit:

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Posted on April 26, 2016 at 1:19 PM