DESCRIPTION: The Military Sealift Command (MSC) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) is hosting a Virtual Small Business Industry Day and Pitch Day.  This event will include a virtual morning speaker session followed by matchmaking sessions where small businesses can pitch their capabilities to MSC Subject Matter Experts.  MSC will kick off the event with a Mission Brief and Welcoming Remarks.  Presentations will be presented by the MSC OSBP, Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Small Business Administration (SBA) Procurement Center Representative (PCR), DoN Mentor Protégé Program (MPP), and MSC Contracting and Program Offices. There will be an opportunity for Questions and Answers at the end of each presentation. Additional information on the Vendor “Pitch” sessions will be posted in an addendum to this announcement in days to follow.

DATE AND TIME: When: October 22, 2020, 0900 to 1530 EDT.

REGISTRATION: All participants must register for the event at the following link: https://navy-osbp.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_W6HIUtxSTamTSCDyaXdUTQ

Registration Deadline: October 12, 2020

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Small businesses interested in doing business with MSC, particularly in those areas highlighted on the draft agenda. (This is a free event – however, space is limited!)

ABOUT MSC: To learn more about MSC, please go to: https://www.msc.navy.mil/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This announcement is not a contract, a request for proposal, a promise to contract, or a commitment of any kind on the part of the Government. The Navy will not assume liability for costs incurred by an attendee; therefore, participant cost in response to this notice is not considered an allowable direct charge to the Government.