MAY 20, 2025 (descriptions coming soon)
How to Start Selling to the Federal Government and How to Utilized FEDTEX.

Successful Proposal Writing Techniques for Small Business. 

Finding Opportunities Utilizing Federal Resources.

How to Become a Successful and Profitable Teaming Partner. 

Textile Mini Briefs to Federal and Department of Defense Agencies (application process). 

Government Participant (TBA) One-On-One Meetings (open to all attendees).


MAY 21, 2025 (descriptions coming soon)

Funding Opportunities for Textile Innovation. 

Operational and Individual Equipment Procurement – Leveraging DLA’s TLS Contract.

Department of Defense and Federal Opportunities for Non-Woven Textile Innovations.

AbilityOne, Bureau of Prisons and LC Industries Program and Opportunities.

Supply Chain Vulnerabilities and Resilience. 

Workforce Resources for Government and Textile Industry. 

Textile Sustainability Initiatives in Industry, Academia and Government. 

PFAS Research and Development, Industry Initiatives and Government Standards. 

Military Service Dialogue with Industry. These sessions will discuss (by branch of service or agency) current and programmed future requirements, the acquisition processes, current and future acquisitions, and will dialogue with industry about production capacities and challenges for products within their various commodity categories. Speakers and industry may also dialogue about priorities, production challenges and opportunities to integrate advanced technologies into products within these commodity sectors.

Sessions include:

  • US Navy and US Coast Guard
  • US Marine Corps and Special Operations Command
  • US Air Force and Homeland Security
  • US Army DEVCOM and PEO Soldier Sustainment Program and Opportunities