Event Details

The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), Howard University and the DC Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host a Small Businesses Workshop.

This event features an exciting lineup of speakers from DoD and industry. Topics that will be covered include policy changes, cybersecurity requirements and mentor-protege programs. There is no cost to attend; however, seating is limited and advance registration is required.

Small businesses interested in learning about category management and how to comply with DoD's cybersecurity requirements should attend this event. Small businesses interested in learning about the mentor-protege programs managed by DoD and the Small Business Administration should also attend.

Public transit is recommended. Please park at the Parking Lot on Georgia Ave. behind McDonalds. The Banneker Parking Lot is located on the 2300 block of Sherman Avenue, N.W. (2334 Sherman Avenue, N.W.). Advanced payment ($8) is accepted through the ParkMe app.


During the event, photography, audio and video recording may occur. By attending the event, you consent to such recording media and its publication for promotional purposes and inclusion on websites. You release, discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs from any liability arising out of the use of such media recordings.


If you have a disability and require special assistance to participate in this event, please contact DoD OSBP at [email protected] or 571.256.7791 at least 48 hours before the event.