This official program for the 2008 Navy Gold Coast Conference includes event coverage, CEO profiles, a roundtable discussion, industry articles and more.

  • INDUS continues to grow, win contracts, garner awards

    INDUS Technology Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in San Diego. INDUS provides a multitude of balanced capabilities to government and industry clients. The company's three core competency areas are engineering and information technology; acquisition, logistics and program management; and finance, administration and contract support. Superior performance, experienced personnel and complete dedication to the customer's needs are INDUS' trademarks. INDUS has aggressive goals and believes that both employees and the company will prosper from a rapidly growing team.

  • Crowell & Moring's government contracts practice serves diverse client needs

    Crowell & Moring LLP is a proud sponsor of the 20th Annual Gold Coast Small Business Opportunity Conference. Our law firm has a long tradition of assisting the businesses that help the Navy accomplish its mission. We look forward to helping you grow your business to the next level and can provide you with the sound advice and expertise you need to best serve your Navy customers.

  • BAE Systems to launch communications center at Liberty Station

    BAE Systems is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the Gold Coast conference.

  • Northrop Grumman takes small businesses under its wing

    For years, Northrop Grumman Corp. has put small business in a large context. The company knows not to judge quality or stature in terms of square footage or the depth of a payroll.

  • NDIA affiliate supports advancement of women in defense, national security

    Women in Defense (WID), a National Security Organization, is a nonprofit organization that cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. Our members have careers related to national security and the defense of the United States. WID is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).

  • National Defense Industrial Association Individual Membership

    Defense professionals need the right equipment to do their jobs. NDIA is the association for defense professionals. No matter what your role in the defense community -- government, military, industry, academia -- you need a source for knowledge, information and contacts. You can rely on NDIA membership to meet that need.

  • National Defense Industrial Association Corporate Membership

    If your company is part of the defense industry, you have a place in NDIA. By joining, your company and its products become more marketable because of the knowledge, visibility and contacts gained. Plus, you can help shape the government policy the association voices, and you are assured you support an organization committed to defense industrial readiness.

  • Sullivan International achieves growth by exceeding clients' expectations

    Sullivan International Group Inc. is a professional services company specializing in science, engineering and advanced technology services to both federal and commercial clients nationwide. Sullivan is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and a SBA 8(a) certified Small Disadvantaged Business.

  • Not your typical bank

    Anyone who has lived in San Diego for very long knows that the U.S. Armed Forces are a vital part of our region. Its presence has a significant impact on our economy and is a great source of pride for the community.

  • SAIC enhances competitive position through small business partnerships

    A leading science, engineering and technology application company, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) solves problems of vital importance to the nation and the world in national security, energy, the environment, public infrastructure and health. Founded by J. Robert Beyster, Ph.D., and a small group of scientists in 1969, SAIC is now a Fortune 500 company with approximately 44,000 employees worldwide.

  • Rockwell Collins: Providing best-value maritime solutions

    Rockwell Collins offers both proven and innovative solutions to support the Navy and Marine Corps' most technologically advanced vessels and aircraft, as well as its most disadvantaged platforms.

  • M Ship Co: 'M-powering' ship design

    M Ship Co. and its "M" technology provide broad-reaching solutions for the future requirements of naval surface warfare by developing unique ship designs, working with nontraditional builders and partnering with traditional defense contractors. The challenge of littoral and expeditionary warfare -- where higher performance, faster build cycles and lower costs are essential to success -- require that ship design and construction process evolve from the "Industrial Age" to the "Information Age."

  • Lockheed Martin provides opportunities for small-business partnerships

    Supplier diversity program

  • General Dynamics takes total team approach for small business

    When faced with the critical task of identifying and selecting small businesses to join its team, General Dynamics Information Technology puts its total team approach into action. The total team approach is a three-pronged process that includes a strong and responsive small business outreach program, an internal manager training and support program, and a focused process that identifies small business partners for team opportunities.

  • Epsilon Systems offers array of professional, technical services

    Epsilon Systems, a San Diego-based veteran-owned business, is a diversified professional and technical services company. Founded in 1998, Epsilon Systems has been providing high-quality products and services to customers since its inception. Epsilon Systems has an international presence, with over 600 employees in 22 locations throughout the world supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

  • CareerBuilder reveals trends in engineering

    When a large-magnitude earthquake struck central Illinois on April 18, drinking glasses clinked together in Chicago high-rises. However, buildings, bridges and other parts of the infrastructure were unharmed, thanks to the civil engineers who designed them. These types of civil engineers are in increasing demand, according to Bryan Hubbard, director of industrial relations at the Purdue University School of Civil Engineering.

  • Supplier diversity key to doing business in global century

    At The Boeing Co., we know that diversity brings strength, innovation and flexibility to our supply base. Tapping the skills and technologies available within the community of small, minority-, woman- and veteran-owned businesses is vital to maintaining our position as the premier aerospace company in the world. We also recognize that supplier diversity is growing more important to our success in a globally competitive and highly technical marketplace. It gives us a competitive edge in today's integrated international economy.

  • BecTech: Innovative concepts for the future

    BecTech Inc. is a woman-owned small business that was incorporated in September 1997. It is a privately held engineering, program management and professional services company that currently has 45 employees.

  • Booz Allen rated industry leader in management consulting

    Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of management consulting for businesses and governments for more than 90 years. Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

  • The Department of Navy Office of Small Business Programs

    The Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) embraces a culture that recognizes the critical role of small business in supporting our objective of "Building the Navy - Marine Corps Force for tomorrow."

  • Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center: Co-host for the 2008 Gold Coast Navy conference

    NAVSEA Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (PHD NSWC) is recognized as the Navy's center of excellence for in-service engineering, test and evaluation, and integrated logistics support for surface warfare combat and weapon systems. Since 1963, PHD NSWC has been supporting the combat and weapon systems of America's surface fleet by providing highly skilled people and state-of-the-art facilities to lead and manage the development and support of U.S. Navy surface ship warfare systems.

  • 20th annual Navy Gold Coast conference focuses on networking

    The 2008 Navy Gold Coast Small Business Opportunity Conference will be held on Aug. 27-28, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.

  • President's Message

    The San Diego Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), along with our Navy sponsor Naval Sea Systems Center Port Hueneme and the Office of Small Business Programs, welcome you to Gold Coast 2008! We are proud to once again bring Gold Coast to San Diego, the nexus of the largest concentration of naval forces on the West Coast and the premier integrated sea, land and air training complex in the world. To our co-hosts, welcome back and thank you for the support and hard work you do to make this event relevant to small and large businesses.

NDIA Navy Gold Coast



  • Longtime defense industry insider heads conference

    Jason Minter has been working in the defense industry since serving in the U.S. Navy in the early 1970s, and now he's helping to bring different sides of the industry together in San Diego.

  • Case for networking: Connections made at NDIA help company win defense contracts

    How did three women with no Navy experience build a successful contracting business, providing training and development services for the Navy? The answer is networking; more specifically, developing relationships within San Diego's defense community by joining the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA) and participating in the Navy Gold Coast Small Business Opportunity conference.

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