Business Matchmaking Comes to Pasadena Convention Center
Southern California Matchmaking Event
Where: Pasadena Convention Center
When: Thursday December 13
On Thursday December 13, 2012 small business owners will have a unique opportunity to get a head start on new opportunities by attending a Business Matchmaking event at the Pasadena Convention Center located at 300 E. Green Street in Pasadena, CA. The event runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Small business owners, managers, technologists, marketing and financial associates are invited to meet with 100 buyers from Federal, state and local government agencies and major corporations. The purpose of the event is to provide a forum so small businesses can develop new selling opportunities for products and services. The Business Matchmaking 2012 forum is presented in cooperation with the SBA, SBDC, SCORE, the Latino Coalition, WIPP and local Chambers of Commerce.
Los Angeles-based, Business Matchmaking is one of the most successful public-private programs of its kind and has facilitated over 88,000 meetings resulting in several billions of dollars in contracts already granted to participating small businesses.
Business Matchmaking 2012 participating buyers and experts Include: U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Marine Corps, CA Dept. of Corrections, CA Dept. of General Services, CA Dept. of Veteran Affairs, CalTrans, City of Los Angeles, City of Pasadena, City of Burbank, Symantec, Lockheed Martin, BMC Software, Dun & Bradstreet, Bank of America, Sprint, Chevron, U.S. Bank, Union Bank, Sierra Nevada, Brocade, Southern Cal Edison, PG&E, Northrop Grumman and Avis.
Registration and lunch are complimentary.
Business Matchmaking, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit corporation. All events are free to both participating small businesses and representative buyers. They also include a highly successful schedule of networking and educational activities.