Launch your business w/ nasa

Reach New Altitudes

Want to learn how to do business with NASA?
Join the Mountain Lakes Chamber and Jackson County Economic Development Authority for an all day event packed with updates on MSFC Small Business Program, NASA Mentor Protege Program  to include networking with Prime Contractors and small businesses who work with NASA-MSFC.


Networking & Matchmaking

Talk shop with some of NASA’s top contractors and learn how they build trusted relationships that lead to contracts.

Connect the Dots

Get connected with contractors in NASA’s Mentor Protégé Program through quality programming,  and networking opportunities that build valuable business relationships.

Contracts that Count

From pencils to parts, discover what it takes to launch your business as a NASA supplier, contractor, subcontractor and/or service provider regardless of  your organization size.

Latest Updates

Learn about the latest updates of the Marshall Space Flight Center Small Business Program and what they are doing to support & connect local businesess to government contracts.

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The Agenda Overview


Registration & Breakfast

The event will take place on August 21st, 2019 at the Goose Pond Colony Civic Center. Registration will begin at 7:30AM, followed by a light breakfast provided by the Jackson County Economic Development Authority, included with your $25 ticket. Opening remarks at 8:20AM.

Crucial Connections

From 8:30AM – 11:15AM, back to back speakers are lined up discuss details of how to navigate the government contract process. Topics of discussion include Small Business Innovation, Technology Transfer Program, and the Under-Utilized Small Business Program.

Breakout Sessions

Following lunch and the 11:30AM Keynote presented by Jeff Avans of Avans Machining, specialized breakout sessions will take place based on more specific topics concerning the contract process. The event is scheduled to adjourn at 4:00PM.

Explore, Discover, Connect!

Don’t miss the chance to partner with NASA and win a Government contract.

Featured Member Testimonial

“Avans Machine has attended several Nasa events over the last 20 years. It has been a pleasure working with the Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce, David Brock and the entire Nasa team. I would recommend this event to any small business looking at doing work with the federal government.”

Jeff Avans, CEO @ Avans Machining