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“All Things Small Business” Workshop


The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), in coordination with ERDCWERX, is hosting a small business workshop that will feature informational briefings to assist small businesses when pursing government contract opportunities.


This hybrid event is an opportunity for small businesses to learn how to pursue opportunities with ERDC and engage with key resource partners including:

  • ERDC Office of Small Business Programs
  • ERDC Office of Research and Technology Transfer
  • Mississippi Development Authority, MS APEX Accelerator Program
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Mississippi Small Business Development Center


1622 Washington Street, Suite 300
Vicksburg, Mississippi


Thursday, March 30

8:30-8:55 am

9:00-9:10 am

9:10-9:25 am

9:25-9:40 am

9:40-9:55 am

9:55-10:10 am

10:10-10:25 am

10:25-10:40 am

10:40-10:45 am

10:45-11:45 am

Check In

Welcome and Opening Remarks (Kimberly Dulaney, ERDC Office of Small Business Programs)

MS APEX Accelerator Program (Princess Hayes, Mississippi Development Authority)

Small Business Development Center (Jim Harper, Mississippi Small Business Development Center)

Regulatory Updates/Subcontracting Best Practices (Arnette Mayhew, Small Business Administration)

Market Research Tools for Your Business (Kimberly Dulaney, ERDC Office of Small Business Programs)

Expanding Opportunities with ERDCWERX (Elyce Curry, ERDCWERX)

Partnering with ERDC: Tools & Mechanisms (Jenny Jabour, ERDC Office of Research & Technology Transfer)

Closing Comments

Networking with Resource Partners (In Person Only)

Travel Accommodations


Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport


View area hotels

How to Participate

Register on Eventbrite.

Questions: For event-related questions, contact [email protected].

Interested parties must register no later than 5:00 pm CST on March 28, 2023

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