Posted by: Providence Chamber of Commerce | March 26, 2012

SMALL BUSINESS MATCHMAKER FAIR For Government Contracting Opportunities

US SBA, SCORE, Center for Women & Enterprise, RI PTAC, RI Small Business Development Center and the Office of US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse have collaborated to present the Small Business Matchmaker Fair for Government Contracting on Wednesday, April 4, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick, RI.  The fee is $20 and registration is required.

The forum is designed to provide small business owners with the opportunity to meet purchasing agents from federal, state and local agencies, and procurement officers from some of the nation’s largest corporations, to discuss contracting opportunities.

The current list of prime contracting registrants includes:

Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
Rhode Island Minority Business Enterprise Compliance Office
Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center
State of RI – Dept. of Administration, Division of Purchases
U.S. Department of Transportation/ Volpe Center
Rolls Royce Naval Marine Inc.
Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport
Quantech Corp
General Dynamics/Electric Boat
U.S. Coast Guard/Civil Engineering Unit
Public Works Division/Naval Facilities Submarine Base New London
Public Works Division/Naval Facilities Newport
US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District
U.S. Small Business Administration
Rhode Island Department of Transportation
General Services Administration
U.S. Army Contracting Command-Natick Contracting Division
Dell Services Federal Government Division

For more information and to register visit or call 401-598-2702.


  1. Government contracting has been a great opportunity for small businesses.

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