Board of Advisors:
VADM Lou Crenshaw USN (Ret.), Crenshaw Consulting Associates
Mary Bezzini, President, Godman Power Group, Inc.
Richard Lewis, President, Financial Engineering Counselors, Ltd
Vaune Marino, GovConectx
Mission: To insure government decision makers are aware of the latest developments in technology and services, as well as the businesses that provide them. In supporting this, GovConectx hosts and promotes a series of conferences, expositions and seminars. By bringing small business GovCons together with: U.S., county and local agency representatives, OSDBUs; prime contractor small business liaison officers, SBLOs, and service providers; attorneys, bankers, accountants, etc. The events give buyer-decision makers an opportunity to be aware of the latest innovations and solutions in all types of technologies, supplies and services.
GovConectx is a valuable market research tool for the government agencies that we serve. At the same time, GovConectx provides an opportunity for businesses to get personal attention in successfully marketing their products, services and supplies to Defense and Civilian procurement representatives, primes, and acquisition personnel.
GovConectx is especially proud of the Veteran Communities served, VOSB, SDVOSB, WOSB. These, with the other small business GovCon Communities, populate over 95% of our participating vendors: 8(a), Small and Disadvantaged, HUBZone, Native American. We are pleased to act as a liaison with Prime Contractors.
Here's what VA PTAP has to say about us:
"The GovConectx seminar and networking programs provide exceptional services to our entrepreneurial business community. Through relevant topics, engaging speakers, and accessible networking events, they allow small businesses an excellent opportunity to improve their government contracting prospects"VA PTAP/2017.
Current and Past Performance
GovConectx signature event is its quarterly, Multi-Agency Showcase; Networking, Education and MatchMaking Event currently at The Falls Church Inn (Formerly: The Best Western Inn). GovConectx provides Government Contracting Boot Camps at the Governor's Inn in Falls Church, VA, across Arlington Boulevard, as well as Match-Making at the Holiday Inn Express in Hanover MD (adjacent to BWI). In addition, twice a year, for the past 12 years, GovConectx has implemented the Technology Expo at Ft. Belvoir. And GovConectx produced an Expo for the Minority Business Round Table's CEO Summit. Other venues include: Department of State, Washington Navy Yard, Naval Research Labs and Holiday Inn Capitol.
We believe that it is important to continue to care for the troops that have come home. Any revenue beyond our operating expenses goes directly to GovConectx Foundation. This supports Veterans Organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project, AFCEA Scholarship Fund and Veteran’s Task Force.
GovConectx Foundation is sponsored by United Charitable, a registered 501(c) (3) public charity (TIN: 20-4286082)