Small Business Industry Day

This forum is for the small business community to cultivate relationships with COLSA and to raise awareness of potential new business opportunities for small businesses, woman-owned small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, and HUBZone businesses.


Thursday, April 25, 2024
10:00 AM CST


Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

COLSA is looking to establish relationships with small businesses that can support our long-term strategic plans in the following areas:

  • Cybersecurity & Information Warfare
  • System Engineering and Integration
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Acquisition Management
  • Acquisition Logistics
  • Financial Management
  • Operations and Sustainment
  • Systems Studies and Analysis
  • Computer Engineering and Operations
  • Data Science
  • Information Management
  • Program Management
  • Other Technical Areas that Support our Long-Term Corporate Vision

Mr. Troy Miller, the Small Business Specialist at NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC), will be the keynote speaker for the event. NSSC, serving 10 NASA Centers, offers over 60 business activities. With a focus on enhancing operational efficiency and customer service, NSSC manages functions such as Financial Management, Procurement, Human Resources, Enterprise Services, and Agency Business Support. During the session, Mr. Miller will furnish attendees with insights into engaging with NASA and specifically NSSC for business opportunities.

Any small businesses interested in doing business with COLSA are welcome to attend the upcoming Virtual Industry Day events; however, attendance is not required for future participation as a vendor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant to COLSA. Please note that attendance is strictly voluntary and attendance will NOT guarantee receipt of any agreement, subcontract, or purchase order.

Virtual Industry Day attendees may anticipate 10–15-minute one-on-one sessions with COLSA representatives to discuss how their company is able to participate in current or future COLSA small business opportunities requirements. At the time of registration, participants are required to submit a summary core capability statement (1-2 Pages) that addresses the firm’s unique skills, core capabilities, as well as lists of previous work and innovations.

This virtual event via Microsoft Teams will begin promptly at 10:00 AM CST on 25 April 2024.

Registration will close at 4:00 PM CST on Monday, 22 April 2024.  Preregistration is required. COLSA will reply via email with the registration confirmation and specifics regarding the event.

This announcement is not a formal solicitation and is not a request for a proposal. COLSA is not liable for any costs incurred as a result of interested parties’ participation in the Industry Day. All expenses associated with attendance are the responsibility of the participant(s).

In addition to answering some basic questions about your firm, your performance history, and legal structure, you will need the following information for registration:

  • EUI Number
  • CAGE/FSCM Code
  • Number of Employees
  • Capabilities Statement (Up to Two Pages in PDF Format)
  • Name, Title, Email, Phone of up to Two Attendees