Small Business Fair at Brookhaven Lab, April 9
UPTON, NY - Representatives of small businesses are invited to attend
a "Small and Small Disadvantaged Business Fair" at the U.S.
Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Monday, April
9, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Brookhaven Lab and the
Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University, the
conference is free and no pre-registration is required.
At the conference, to be held at the Laboratory's Brookhaven Center,
small companies and small disadvantaged companies will learn how to do
business with the federal government and its prime contractors on Long
Congressman Felix J. Grucci Jr. will give the keynote speech at
approximately 9:30 a.m. Following his address, a workshop/seminar will
be held to discuss the acquisition needs of the federal government and
its local contractors, and how to increase small and small disadvantaged
business participation in this endeavor.
Afterwards, attendees can meet individually with buyers, contract
specialists and technical representatives from Brookhaven Lab and other
government contractors. In addition, a tour of the Laboratory's
facilities will be offered.
Brookhaven Lab has about 3,000 employees and an annual budget of
about $424 million. During fiscal year 2000, the Laboratory purchased
more than $31 million worth of supplies and services from Long Island
The Laboratory is located off of Exit 68 of the Long Island
Expressway, one and a half miles north on William Floyd Parkway. For
more information, call the Laboratory's Procurement and Property
Management Division at 631 344-7643.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory
creates and operates major facilities available to university,
industrial and government personnel for basic and applied research in
the physical, biomedical and environmental sciences, and in selected
energy technologies. The Laboratory is operated by Brookhaven Science
Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract
with the U.S. Department of Energy.
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