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Call for Presentations

November 20 - 22, 2024 | New Orleans, LA
Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2024 @ 11:59 PM EDT
Notifications to Presenters: Will be sent the week of July 8, 2024
Questions: sessions@same.org
 

Review the CFP Resources page before Submitting your Abstract

As a connoisseur of small business success, you understand the pivotal elements that drive prosperity. What innovative strategies can revolutionize small enterprises today? Share your groundbreaking concepts and enlightening insights that will equip businesses with the tools for triumph in the Federal marketplace.

Kindly be aware that the Call for Presentations is specifically not intended for a General Session. Furthermore, SAME does not offer any form of compensation for speakers who are chosen through this procedure. However, speakers who will be present at SBC solely on the day of their session will be granted a complimentary one-day registration. For speakers who plan to attend SBC for two or more days, they will be required to purchase a Speaker Full Conference Registration, which is available at a discounted rate. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to your participation.

The Small Business Conference (SBC) is a pillar of strength for small businesses across the full breadth of their journey. From fledgling enterprises taking their first brave steps to established entities with a rich legacy of securing federal contracts, the SBC is a dedicated partner. In recognition of this diverse community, we are on a quest to curate a series of sessions meticulously tailored to cater to these four distinct tracks, ensuring that our offerings resonate with and enrich the vast expanse of our audience.

  • Entering the Federal Marketplace – A guide to innovative promotion and strategic positioning for businesses venturing into federal contracts for the first time.

  • Marketing and Business Development – What businesses need to understand about how to promote and position themselves, the uniqueness of selling to the government, and how to build brand awareness.

  • Regulations, Rules, and the Government Framework – Dedicated to empowering small businesses with the knowledge to adeptly maneuver through the dynamic and complex terrain of government legislation, regulatory mandates, and supportive programs.

  • Advanced Business and Procurement Strategies – A suite of sophisticated tactics designed for mature businesses aiming to achieve excellence and drive significant growth.

Before submitting, please review the CFP Resources page for more specifics on the types of sessions we’re looking for, speaker guidelines, and the abstract evaluation process. By submitting your abstract you have read and agree to the terms of the Speaker Agreement. 

Submit your abstract submission by Thursday, May 30, 2024. Each speaker may submit up to two (2) sessions for consideration.