By Susan Beury, 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Regional Contracting Office-HawaiiJuly 31, 2014
The 413th Contracting Support Brigade was among the various federal agencies at the 12th Annual Hawaii Small Business Forum to discuss contracting opportunities and updates to small businesses looking to start or expand opportunities as a federal contractor.
Col. Kevin M. Nash, commander, 413th CSB, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, spoke at forum on July 17 in Honolulu. The forum was designed to assist small businesses looking to start or expand opportunities as a federal contractor.
The event included presentations on contracting opportunities with various federal agencies and departments, the status of the military build-up on Guam, updates on rules and regulations from the U.S. Small Business Administration and how to register to do business with the federal government. Attendees also participated in a small business panel discussion and had an opportunity to sign up for business matchmaking appointments with government agencies as well as large and small businesses.