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ChallengeHER Chicago

DoD Invites Small Businesses to Attend ChallengeHER Event on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Chicago Cultural Center.

The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) has partnered with ChallengeHER to co-sponsor this event.

Small businesses that want to become more effective players in the federal government contracting arena.

Small businesses will gain valuable insights about the federal procurement process from DoD and the Small Business Administration (SBA) senior government officials. Attendees will hear from small business owners who understand the challenges that small businesses face -- and how to overcome them. Attendees can meet potential buyers or partners during a three-hour matchmaking session. Matchmaking hosts include the Army Corps of Engineers, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Media Activity, L3 Aerospace Systems, Lockheed Martin, Missile Defense Agency and others.

The agenda for the event can be viewed here:

REGISTER NOW (This event is free, but registration is required.)
Date: July 27, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Registration begins at 7 a.m. Matchmaking starts at 12:45 p.m.)
Location: Chicago Cultural Center | 5th Floor Garland Conference | 78 Washington St. | Chicago, IL
Registration site:

ChallengeHER was launched by Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), American Express OPEN and the SBA to boost government contracting opportunities for woman-owned small businesses (WOSBs).

We hope to see you in Chicago.

Earlier Event: July 21
ChallengeHER Silver Spring, MD
Later Event: July 27
National HUBZone Summit