SBIR/STTR Events Calendar

The event listings below are for convenience only and does not constitute endorsement by the Navy SBIR/STTR Program.

Event titles with indicate Navy SBIR participation.

Aug 2 - 4
Navy Sea-Air-SpaceNational Harbor
After more than a year of waiting, the largest maritime exposition in the United States is back in business. Sea-Air-Space brings the U.S. defense industry and key military decision-makers together for three days of informative educational sessions, important policy discussions and a dynamic exhibit hall floor.

What you can expect this year:

  • Keynote speakers will provide an open forum to fully disclose up-to-the-minute information and paint a realistic picture of the future.

  • Numerous networking and business-generating opportunities with policy-makers, purchasing agents and end-users.
  • Masks are mandatory inside of the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center.

  • Hand sanitizing stations located throughout the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, both inside and outside of the exhibit hall.
Contact: n/a - n/an/a
Aug 2 - 6
2021 AIAA AVIATION ForumVirtual
AIAA AVIATION Forum is the only event that covers the entire integrated spectrum of aviation business, research, development, and technology.
Contact: n/a - n/an/a
Aug 17 - 19
Small Business Training Week 2021Virtual
The most highly anticipated event on your calendar each year is scheduled for this August 17-19, 2021! The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) in collaboration with the Small Business Administration (SBA) is sponsoring Virtual Small Business Training Week 2021 (SBTW21). As our nation begins to recover from the global pandemic, we assess our new priorities, focus, and initiatives. The Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) understands the need to BUILD a more connected workforce, GROW the small business community, and ELEVATE our current and future readiness. Together, building back better by Expanding the Defense Industrial Base.
Contact: Helpdesk - 995-7979
Sep 1 - 2
Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement EventVirtual
The San Diego Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is proud to present the 33rd Annual Department of the Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event, "The DON - Capitalizing on Small Business for Innovation and Agility in a Remote Environment", from September 1 - September 2, 2021. The event will be held in an interactive, immersive, and entirely virtual platform with built in features for live presentations, interactive Q&A, matchmaking, exhibit booths and direct attendee networking with the hours modified to accommodate participants across the country.
Contact: Info - info@navygoldcoast.orgn/a
Oct 18 - 20
TechConnect World Innovation Conference and ExpoWashington
For over 20 years the TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo has connected top applied research and early-stage innovations from universities, labs, and startups with industry end-users and prospectors.

The 2021 TechConnect World Innovation event includes the annual SBIR/STTR Spring Innovation Conference, Spring AI TechConnect, and the TechConnect Technical Program - more than 35 world-class technical symposium, and the Nanotech Conference Series – the world's largest and longest running nanotechnology event.

Contact: Sarah Wenning -
Dec 13 - 16
Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC)Denver
You are invited to attend the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) scheduled for December 13-16, 2021 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. The DMC Conference will be conducted simultaneously with the Parts and Material Management Conference (PMMC) formerly named Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Conference. You will also be able to attend the concurrent PMMC Conference at no additional expense, giving you access to more technical information for the same travel cost.
Contact: Ms. Jill Jennewine - jill.jennewine@arctos-us.comn/a

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