Upcoming Events

Grunley's 2018 small business events are identified below. Please contact our Small Business Compliance Manager at smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


January 10

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


January 19

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


January 30 – February 1

2018 National 8(a) Association Small Business Conference

Sponsored by the National 8(a) Association, the conference offers educational sessions and resources for small businesses, minority businesses, current 8(a) companies, and graduation 8(a) companies as well as supplier diversity matchmaking with federal agencies, large business primes and commercial companies, and multiple networking opportunities to meet federal agencies, buyers, and prospective teaming partners. Grunley will be participating in the supplier diversity matchmaking on February 1.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


February 7

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


February 9

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


February 15

Contracting Breakfast

Hosted by the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Metro DC Hispanic Contractors Association, the goal of the Contracting Breakfast is to discuss how to improve construction industry subcontractor hiring.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 7

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 9

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 16

Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) 9th Annual Business Expo

The GWHCC is hosting a Construction Village as part of their 9th Annual Business Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Meet some of the region’s leading construction firms and hear a panel discussion between DC’s Department of General Services, Keystone Plus, Turner, Grunley & Fort Myer Construction.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 22

13th Annual Veterans in Business (VIB) Conference 2018

The Annual VIB Conference provides education, networking and business opportunities for the military community (including Veterans, active duty, National Guard, Reservists and military spouses) who continue to strengthen our country with their small business endeavors and entrepreneurial spirit.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 28

Subcontractor Outreach Event

Hosted by both Grunley and the Hampton Roads Procurement Assistance Center (HRPAC), this event is a project-specific informational and outreach event to solicit interest in the BEQ project at Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown, Virginia.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


March 29

Prince Georges County Public Schools (PGCPS) Meet and Greet

Held in Landover, MD, this free event is a meet and greet between public school construction prime contractors and MBE subcontractors. PGCPS will unveil their 2018 summer projects that require MBE participation. Come and present your capability statement and references to exhibiting business representatives looking to meet MBE subcontractors in the areas of construction trades, architecture, engineering and other public school construction services.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


April 4

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

NAWIC will host an informal discussion led by Glinda Jackson, President of Jackson Management Group, LLC, that focuses on important networking tips.

Learn how to register.


April 4

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee - Capital Crossing Job Site Tour

The Small Business Committee is hosting a tour of Capitol Crossing in the District. Capitol Crossing is a multi-phased, master planned development located in Washington’s central business district. The seven-acre site is a state of the art development that spans 3 city blocks and offers 2.2 million square feet of primarily commercial office and ground floor retails space. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


April 11

11th Annual NoVA & DC Post SAME Small Business & Government Conference

Held in Arlington, VA, this is a two-day educational and networking conference co-hosted by Northern Virginia and Washington DC SAME (The Society of American Military Engineers) Posts. The focus of this year’s event will be “Building A/E/C Industry Knowledge and Developing Client Relationships for a Successful Tomorrow.”

Learn how to register.


April 13

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


April 27

Northeast Region Spring Forum

Gather, engage and innovate with fellow women in the construction industry. Learn the trends in construction and expand upon your professional skills.

Learn how to register


May 2

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are the first Wednesday of each month from 8-9am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Learn how to register.


May 2

2018 Construction Industry Expo

Presented by the Building Congress & Exchange, this expo has the entire construction industry under one roof. Meet decision makers. Engage in valuable face-to-face networking. Connect with new business partners. Grow your company. Admission to the Expo is free.

Learn how to register.


May 11

15th Annual Spring Breakfast Meeting/Business Showcase

Hosted by the Washington Minority Companies Association, this event brings together prime businesses to network and showcase their businesses opportunities among diverse business enterprises.

Learn how to register.


May 15

Government Construction Contractor Forum

Hosted by the DC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (DC PTAC), this forum is to equip small business construction businesses with a valuable toolbox of information and resources that can be leveraged while pursuing government contracting opportunities. The day will consist of speakers from the District of Columbia, Federal Government, and selected small business construction contractors as exhibitors and attendees.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


May 16

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


June 6

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are the first Wednesday of each month from 8-9am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Learn how to register.


June 6

Virginia PTAP (VPTAP) and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Small Business Subcontracting Training and Networking Outreach Event

The VPTAP and a panel of subject matter experts from DoD and SBA provided training in Cyber Security in the Supply Chain, SBA program updates, use of Subnet, NAICS Codes assignments, SBIRs and nontraditional contracting, and more. The afternoon featured a Doing Business with the Defense Logistics Agency overview and matchmaking session with invited small businesses.

Learn how to register.


June 7

Washington Building Congress (WBC) Small Business Committee Meeting

Small Business Committee meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of every month in Washington, DC. The Small Business Committee was established to expand the WBC’s visibility, enhance opportunities for small businesses, and make membership and governance more diverse.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


June 8

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


June 21

DHS Vendor Outreach Session

Vendor Outreach Sessions are a series of pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with small business specialists from various components of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement offices, plus several prime contractors who currently have contracts with DHS. The sessions provide the small business community with an opportunity to discuss their capabilities and learn about potential upcoming procurements.

Learn how to register.


June 26

Summit for Success

Learn how to grow your business through government contracts, corporate procurement and exporting at the American Express Summit for Success in Washington, DC. Attend interactive learning and development workshops for all experience levels. Connect with fellow business owners, decision makers, large prime contractors and government resources, and opt-in to matchmaking and mentoring opportunities with construction industry experts.

Learn how to register.


July 13

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


July 19

DHS Vendor Outreach Session

Vendor Outreach Sessions are a series of pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with small business specialists from various components of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement offices, plus several prime contractors who currently have contracts with DHS. The sessions provide the small business community with an opportunity to discuss their capabilities and learn about potential upcoming procurements.

Learn how to register.


August 10

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


September 5

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Coffee & Conversation

Each month a presenter will host an informal discussion with topics related to professional development. Events are the first Wednesday of each month from 8-9am at the Iron Rooster, 3721 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Learn how to register.


September 14

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


September  19

Washington Building Congress Small Business Meets GC Breakfast

This event provides small business members with an excellent opportunity to personally meet representatives from several prominent players in the regional commercial construction industry. A presentation will be given by a U.S. Small Business Administration representative.

Please contact smallbusiness@grunley.com for additional information.


October 3-4

SWaMfest 2018

Held in Harrisonburg, VA, and hosted by the Virginia Association of State College and University Purchasing Professionals (VASCUPP), SWaMfest features engaging workshops and networking opportunities, enabling small, women and minority-owned (SWaM) businesses to interact with representatives from VASCUPP institutions, prime contractors (including construction), corporations and other SWaM businesses.

Learn how to register.


October 11-12

2018 National HUBZone Conference

The National HUBZone Conference brought together hundreds of small business contractors and dozens of federal agency and prime contractor representatives for two days filled with education and networking opportunities.

Learn how to register.


October 12

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


October 17

10th Annual Meet the Primes Meet and Greet

Held at the Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall in Timonium, Maryland, and hosted by the Baltimore County Schools and Government, Baltimore Metropolitan Council BRCPC and Washington Council of Governments, minority and small businesses will be provided an opportunity to meet and greet with buyers and prime contractors doing business in the State of Maryland.

For more information contact Bob Ball at rball@bcps.org.


November 9

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.


December 14

St. Elizabeths Community Leaders Meeting

Meet the prime contractors for St. Elizabeths’ West and East Campuses during this event hosted by the General Services Administration Lead Opportunities Coordinator.

Please contact Lennie Miller at lenniel.miller@gsa.gov for additional information.