NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is set to host its 36th Marshall Small Business Alliance meeting and Industry & Advocacy Awards on Thursday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Media outlets interested in covering the event are encouraged to contact Molly Porter in the Marshall Office of Communications by email at [email protected] or by phone at 256-424-5158 no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20.
During the event, Marshall will present its Industry and Advocate Awards for fiscal year 2023. These awards aim to acknowledge outstanding achievement within the aerospace business community and recognize those who have made significant contributions to NASA’s mission. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with representatives from both government and industry. Numerous exhibitors will be present at the event.
The agenda for the event includes several notable speakers and topics. The program will kick off with opening remarks from John Cannaday, the director of Marshall Office of Procurement. Following that, Robert Medina, the deputy associate administrator of NASA’s Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), will provide an update on the OSBP. This will be followed by updates on acquisitions from Marshall’s Office of Procurement, covering topics such as Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation, Pre-Exploration Production and Operations Contract, and Facility Operations and Maintenance Support Services.
Later in the morning, there will be a session on doing business with NASA, featuring updates from Agency Small Business Specialists from various NASA centers, including Marshall Space Flight Center, Ames Research Center, Armstrong Flight Research Center, Johnson Space Center, Glenn Research Center, and Kennedy Space Center.
The Marshall Small Business Alliance serves as a valuable resource for industry members who are interested in conducting business with NASA. Its main focus is to provide information, education, and advocacy on behalf of the small business community. To find out more about Marshall’s small business initiatives, visit their website at https://doingbusiness.msfc.nasa.gov.