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Jefferson County Aerospace & Defense Small Business Industry Day

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The Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation in cooperation with NASA is proud to present the Inaugural Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day! This statewide contract opportunities fair will give attendees an overall look at what is happening in the Colorado aerospace industry, break out sessions on key business topics, networking opportunities, as well as matchmaking opportunities with prime contractors for small businesses. 

                                                        KEYNOTE LUNCH SPEAKER

                                 Mark Teskey, Director, Air Force Small Business Programs

                                                                  WHY ATTEND?

You should attend this event if you are a: 

  • Small Business who wants to do business with NASA and other Aerospace and Defense Industry Companies

  • Small Business who wants to meet and network with NASA and other Aerospace and Defense Prime Contractors

  • Large Contractors seeking teaming opportunities with Small Business

All small businesses, especially Small Disadvantaged Businesses,Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Minority and Women Owned Businesses, and HUBZone Firms are encouraged to register!

Cost: $90


  • Full day of events, workshops, networking
  • Opportunities for one-to-one pre-scheduled meetings with contracting representatives (first come, first serve)
  • Keynote lunch
  • Post event reception

                                                            WHO'S COMING?

NASA Centers: Armstrong Flight Research Center,  Ames Research Center, Glenn Research Center,  Goddard Space Flight Center, Kennedy Space Center, and Marshall Space Flight Center.

Prime Contractors: Lockheed Martin, Ball Aerospace, Boeing, ULA, Sierra Nevada Corp., CH2M, Harris Corp., Jacobs Engineering, Teledyne, Southern Research, Millenium Engineering and Integration Company.

USAF Space Command.

                                               JUST A SAMPLE OF WHAT THEY NEED!

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Structural Analysis, Systems Analysis, Systems Integration • QMS Certified Manufacturers: AS9100, AS91003 Large Structure Tooling and Precision Machining • Build to Print Flight Hardware • Composites • Tubing • Metrology Services • Technician Services • Flight Ordinance Devices • Ground Support Equipment • RF Engineering and Devices • Spacecraft Avionics • Propellant Testing, Cleaning and Disposal Services.

Engineering Services (including Mechanical, Electrical, Software and Systems Engineering)
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering & Life Sciences (Except Biotechnology)
Other Aircraft Parts And Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing
Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Guided Missile And Space Vehicle Manufacturing
Other Guided Missile And Space Vehicle Parts And Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing



Exhibitors include businesses offering a variety of products & services. Representatives of NASA, prime contractors and other Government agencies will be available to answer specific questions about doing business with their respective organizations.  

                                                    MATCHMAKING NETWORK EVENT

NASA Small Business Specialists and Aerospace and Defense prime contractors will be available during the matchmaking sessions*.

*Please note that priority registration will be given to CO based companies and that event registration itself is not a guarantee of any matchmaking session

For information regarding exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities please contact Tom Livingston 720-544-5507 or

WHEN: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (MDT)
WHERE: Sheraton Denver West Hotel - 360 Union Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80228 - View Map