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Posted: Monday, 26 April 2010

TROY—Small businesses in the Wiregrass will have a chance to meet one-on-one with government agencies and contractors during the Troy University Small Business Development Center’s Matchmaker.

The 2010 Small Business Opportunities Conference and Matchmaker, scheduled for May 19 in the Trojan Center Ballrooms on the Troy Campus, will provide small businesses the chance to network and to meet representatives from various local, state and federal agencies and prime contractors, said Judy Callin, a SBDC small business development consultant.

A general session will begin at 8 a.m. and provide instructions for the day and a valuable business networking opportunity. Exhibitors that provide services to small businesses will be on hand during the day.

The matchmaker event allows small business owners and managers a chance to meet with the agencies and contractors from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Appointments must be scheduled prior to the event, Callin said. Businesses should email their appointment requests in priority order to with the name of the representative and the business name, address email and phone number.

Invited to this year’s matchmaker is:

  • Anniston Army Depot
  • Army Air Force Exchange System - AAFES
  • Corp of Engineers – Mobile District
  • Corp of Engineers – Savannah District
  • Defense Commissary Agency - DECA
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Eglin Air Force Base
  • Fort Benning
  • Fort Rucker
  • General Services Administration
  • Gunter Air Force Base
  • Marine Corps Logistics Command - Albany
  • Maxwell Air Force Base
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Alabama Department of Transportation
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health
  • Alabama Department of Corrections
  • Alabama Power
  • APAC MID South, Inc.
  • Army Fleet Support
  • Hyundai Motor Manufacturing
  • Lakeshore Engineering Services
  • Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
  • Miltope Corporation
  • Picerne Military Housing
  • Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure
  • Sikorsky Support Services
  • Thyssenkrupp Steel
  • City of Troy
  • Pike County
  • Troy University