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Federal & State Agencies, military & qualified NGO's get a free exhibit space, meals and other assistance. This is an authorized DoD event listed
on the DoD-DTS. Inquiries or to coordinate with participating agencies, government registration or to request a workshop (45 / 10 Q&A)
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belt·way noun, often attributive \ˈbelt-ˌwā\

n. A high-speed highway that encircles an urban area such as
the Beltway (circa 1952) surrounding Washington, D.C.

capitalized: (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
the political and social world of Washington, including federal
office-holders, lobbyists, consultants, and high ranking decision makers. 

Capitol Beltway (I-495) is a 64-mile Interstate loop with The U.S. Capitol at it's center.


   Fort Belvoir is located on U.S. Route 1,15 miles southwest of DC and about 5 miles south of the Capitol Beltway intersection of I-95 and I-495  in Springfield, Virginia.

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Army Navy Country Club

1700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

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7:00a: Attendee Registration All Day
8:00a - 3:00p: Expo Doors Open All Day
8:00a - 2:00p: Lecture Series
3:00p - 5:00p: Cocktail Reception

The event features an outstanding Lecture Series with a focus on veteran issues, new technology, business best practices, and self improvement seminars. The conference also features government agency conducted breakout sessions. In our 2013-14 season government agency exhibitors and lectures have been conducted by The Office of Advocacy-SBA, Fort Meade BRAC BBI,  BRAC Arlington County Economic Development, DIA-DISA OSBP, US Army OSBP, DC PTAC, Md. PTAP. Some agencies listed have not confirmed their participation and other agencies not listed have shown interest in exhibiting and hosting classes.

The heart & soul of the conference is a first class Tradeshow packed with America's best and brightest innovators. The Tidewater TechExpo - All exhibitors are fully established gov/mil contractors, many with GSA schedules. Many have decades of experience with teaming agreements and/or as sub-Prime contractors.  

TonyaThe Conference opens each day with a special performance from Tonya Khakazi.
Tonya Khakazi is a versatile singer with both classical, and jazz vocal training.
Tonya attended The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and performing Arts
and studied Jazz Voice at Howard University. While at Howard, Tonya was a member
of the universities premiere vocal jazz ensemble ‘Afro Blue ‘.

She was the recipient of two Downbeat Awards, and performed with music greats
Billy Taylor, Carmen Lundy, and Marvin Hamlisch.


Keynote Address

Anna Urman Anna Urman

Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program
Anna Urman is the Director of the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program (VA PTAP).  PTAP’s mission is to increase contracting activity between small businesses, prime government contractors and the federal and state government agencies.  PTAP offers training and counseling on a variety of procurement topics at our offices in Fairfax, Charlottesville, Richmond, and Williamsburg.  As Director, Anna’s responsibilities are to maintain strategic relationships with government agencies, small business liaisons, and a variety of public-private partnerships.

Prior to joining PTAP, Anna was the Director of the South Fairfax Small Business Development Center, where she was responsible for training and counseling businesses on all aspects of planning and management, from start-up to successful growth.  Anna’s clients have opened up retail locations, won federal and state contracts, and have been recognized by the VA SBDC Network as success stories.

Anna is also the President of Tactical Insight, LLC, a boutique consulting practice specializing in procurement policy analysis for select national and international corporations. The insight gained through Anna’s research enables her clients to anticipate and stay abreast of regulatory and legislative changes that affect the government contractor community.  Anna has extensive primary research experience, having written several white papers, conducted substantive interviews with technology leaders and buyers, as well as crafting demographic survey documents, performing statistical analysis, and producing substantive reports detailing the results of demographic polling efforts. 

Anna has received a BA in Political Science and Rhetorics/Communications from Hofstra University.  She holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, and has performed post-graduate work in Government Contracts Law and Intellectual Property Law at George Washington University Law School.  Anna is a member of the Leadership Fairfax (LFI) Class of 2014.

Lecture Series


A host of business and training sessions TBA including government agency hosted breakout sessions.  

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Trade Show

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In addition to the free Lecture Series and seminars is a trade show exhibition filled to capacity with some of America's finest defense contractors, and military suppliers ready to show off their latest advances.

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Calendar of Events

Jay Elliott, Director Tidewater TechExpo

Jay Elliott, Director of Tidewater TechExpo, has been in the communications industry since 1980. Working in the not for profit health and human resources field for The United Way of America he specialized in bringing together NGO's, businesses, volunteers, and government agencies to work together to help those in need. He worked directly for The President and Mrs. Reagan on the Reagan Library, consultant for The Points of Light Foundation (Bush 41), and worked closely with numerous agency Directors in HUD, the DOJ, DOI, DOE, and the DOD during the Clinton and Bush (41 & 43) Administrations. His work includes productions for numerous departments within the Pentagon, including recruitment films and events for the U.S. Army, and training programs for the Navy and Air Force. His love for America can be seen in dozens of films and videos at National Parks across the country, from Big Bend to Harpers Ferry, and in events for federal agencies and corporate America.  

We want to welcome each and every registered exhibitor/attendee to the upcoming 3rd Annual Conference & ExpoBeltway. Helping federal government contractors "win" contracts is our mission at Tidewater TechExpo. Sharing this knowledge in concert with the tremendous talent we have as guest speakers such as; capture managers, proposal writers and BD professionals that will provide a wealth of knowledge for all attendees.

Please share this email with any other interested parties.  We encourage you to register early knowing that space is limited. 

Our Current Schedule of Events


Feburary 12        3rd Bi-Annual Conference & ExpoHamptonRoads

                             Langley - Eustis • NASA LaRC at the Fort Eustis Club

                                 Matchmaking Session in cooperation with PTAC and the SBA



 March 31           3rd Annual Conference & ExpoBeltway

---------------------Belvoir•Pentagon•BRAC-133 at the Army Navy Country Club Arlington VA

                                 Marchmaking Session in cooperation with PTAC and the SBA


July 16               3rd Annual Conference & ExpoMeade

                                  Club Meade

                            Marchmaking Session in cooperation with PTAC and the SBA-- ------------------------            ------                               

September  23   B2G Conference & ExpoBragg             
                           Fort Bragg Officers Club 
December  10    B2G Conference & ExpoAPG      ------------        ------------          ---------       -----------            Aberdeen Proving Ground

February 18     2nd Annual Conference & ExpoNAVSTA Norfolk
                                      Norfolk Waterside Marriott
April        21     2nd Annual Conference & ExpoLee
July          14    4th Annual Conference & ExpoMeade -- ------------------------            ------                                




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