Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) Magazine to Host Federal Business Forum and Expo on June 10, 2015


Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) – MEA Magazine is hosting their 10th Annual Federal Business Forum & Expo on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Show Place Arena located at 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. For over 10 years, MEA has been the premier source of news and information for government and industry personnel about strategies and developments that impact the countrys ability to achieve the advantages of contracting with exceptional small businesses.

The Federal Business Forum & Expo 2015 gives attendees the opportunity to hear and meet one-on-one with government and industry leaders who fill crucial roles in making and executing the policies affecting businesses.

During the event, there will be an awards luncheon recognizing 40 Business Executives Under 40. Hi-Tech, manufacturing, education; finance; construction; cyber security; healthcare companies who is under the age 40 by the date of the event has the opportunity to submit their information for consideration to receive an award. There will also be a VIP Reception, by invitation only, with Federal Chief Information Officers.

One of the guest speakers is Ms. Linda Cureton, CEO of Muse Technologies, Incorporated (www.muse-technologies.com). Her company delivers transformation and IT consulting services that brings innovative and management efficiency to Government clients and industry partners. Formerly Ms. Cureton was the CIO for NASA.

The U.S. Defense Department (Air Force; Army; DCMA; DIA; DLA; MDA; Navy; NGA; NSA; PEOSTRI) will have a 2-hour panel discussion with answer and question session on their mentor protégé programs.

There will be a Business Matchmaking session with Federal agencies, major corporations, and certified businesses.

During the conference, attendees will meet important Federal government officials; bankers who understand the needs of small business contractors and the differences in the business models of commercial and government business; large companies that subcontract with small companies and enter into formal mentor-protégé agreements to help their small partners grow; highly capable small companies that want to team to win government work, either as a prime or a subcontractor; and match-making opportunities.

For more information about registration, exhibiting and the awards luncheon call (703) 730-4091 or email debra.williams@meamagazine.comcastbiz.net.