Gold Coast Meeting Draws Large Crowd.

Position:NDIA News

The Department of the Navy's office of small business programs, working alongside the National Defense Industrial Association, held its annual Department of the Navy Gold Coast Procurement Event in August.

The conference--which brought together more than 1,500 attendees, including government officials and members of the defense industrial base--was held at the Town and Country Convention Center in San Diego.

"It is great to see both large and small businesses come together to learn how they can support the warfighter," said Emily Harman, director of the department's office of small business programs.

"We believe outreach such as this is critical in helping our industry partners understand the [Navy's] needs while providing a forum for industry to communicate with us about the barriers they encounter when...

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