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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 66th SBIOI Symposium

WHEN: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
WHERE: Trident Technical College

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Upcoming Events

2023 Eastern Defense Summit

6-7 December 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.

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Previous Presentations

CDCA's 65th SBIOI Symposium

July 20, 2023
The following information was presented during the Charleston Defense Contractors Association
65th Small Business Industry Outreach Initiative Symposium.

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20 October 2022


5 October 2022

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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