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For Industry

NIWC Atlantic supports the vision of the Department o​f Navy Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) to influence change and create a culture of small business inclusiveness across the entire acquisition lifecycle to provide better​, faster and more affordable solutions.​​​

NIWC Atlantic OSBP leverages the innovation, agility, responsiveness and competition that small businesses bring to the fight. The motto, “Small Business – The First Option” is the very essence of what we do as acquisition professionals by fostering acquisition opportunities where small businesses can best support Sailors, Marines and their families.

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CDCA's 68th Small Business and Industry Outreach Initiative (SBIOI) Symposium

July 16, 2024
Trident Technical College

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Upcoming Events
AFCEA Quantico Potomac Chapter Annual USMC IT Day

Advancing Naval Advantage: AFCEA Quantico Potomac Chapter Annual USMC IT Day

Mr. Peter C. Reddy, SES
Executive Director

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NIWC Atlantic SE Vision 2035 & NAVWAR/NIWC Atlantic Digital Engineering & Technology Strategies

Mr. Peter C. Reddy, SES
Executive Director

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Previous Events

CDCA's 67th SBIOI Presentations

March 19, 2024
The follow information was presented during the Charleston Defense Contractors Association 67th Small Business Industry Outreach Initiative Symposium.

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2023 Eastern Defense Summit

December 6-7, 2023
Charleston Area Convention Center

The Eastern Defense Summit, formerly known as the Annual CDCA Defense Summit, is one of the largest defense-focused events on the East Coast, bringing more than 1,800 government, military, academia, and industry leaders together to better understand and address today’s challenges and threats within our defense industry. The Summit’s theme, “Collaborating on actionable solutions for our nation’s pacing threats,” highlights the growing strategic threats to the United States and represents the necessity to envision near-term solutions to such challenges.


Point of Contact

Charleston Office
John OConnor

Deputy Director
Phone: (843) 566-2501
Fax: (843) 218-5912
Email: Use the contact form below

Charleston / NOLA Office
Ms. Elizabeth "Beth" Cecchetti

Small Business Specialist
Phone: (843) 218-3942
Fax: (843) 218-5912
Email: Use the contact form below

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