This official publication of the 2010 Navy Gold Coast Conference includes event coverage, executive profiles, a roundtable discussion, industry articles and more.

  • A message from the president of NDIA San Diego Chapter

    The San Diego Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), along with our Marine Corps and Navy co-hosts Headquarters Marine Corps (Installation & Logistics) and Marine Corps Systems Command, and the Naval Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) welcome you to Gold Coast 2010! We are proud to once again bring Gold Coast to San Diego, the nexus of the largest concentration of naval and Marine Corps 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 both small and large businesses.

  • Science Applications International Corp. recognizes small business contributions

    SAIC is a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2010.

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • Serco teams with small business to remain competitive

    Serco is a leading provider of professional, technology and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, design, integrate and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. We have a deep respect and understanding for the role of government in providing public service. We bring the commercial know-how to deliver customer-valued results for the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies and the intelligence community.

  • Northrop Grumman goes full SPEED ahead for small-business growth

    Small businesses that seek a toehold in the often-daunting defense/security industry have a friend in Northrop Grumman to break down barriers in the highly competitive marketplace.

  • Lockheed Martin’s Innovation Center a small business incubator for emerging technologies

    Lockheed Martin has invested in a new and innovative center to work alongside the U.S. Navy and test leading-edge and open architecture technologies to accelerate capabilities to the warfighter by providing a unique resource for government, academia, industry and business to collaborate.

  • INDUS Technology sets, meets high expectations

    INDUS Technology, a service disabled veteran-owned small business headquartered in San Diego, provides a multitude of capabilities that are balanced to government and industry clients. These capabilities include (1) engineering and IT services, (2) program management and acquisition management and (3) financial management and ERP.

  • HP develops innovative products, services, solutions

    HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at

  • Hensel Phelps remains client-oriented

    Hensel Phelps is a company with a plan to succeed. Since 1937, it has grown from a small, local builder in Greeley, Colo., into a multibillion-dollar national contractor with an eclectic and unparalleled portfolio of successfully completed projects. Despite its nationwide growth, the company has retained its Midwestern influences for ethical business practices and a genuine commitment to its people. In fact, more than anything else, the Hensel Phelps story is one about and for people.

  • Harper Construction maintains reputation for quality, safety

    Harper Construction Co. is a design-build general contractor that was founded in 1974 by its chairman, Ron Harper. Current owner and president, Jeff Harper, continues the construction family tradition while maintaining the company’s outstanding reputation and uncompromised commitment to quality and safety. Renowned for its pre-eminence in design-build construction, Harper Construction provides excellence in a full spectrum of pre-construction, program management, design development, construction, interior design management, inspection and quality control services.

  • General Dynamics Information Technology promotes small business alliances

    General Dynamics Information Technology promotes small business alliances through the company’s extensive outreach program and participation in small business events that provides opportunities to meet with potential partners to learn more about their capabilities and qualifications that our managers are interested in when building teams. Since 2006, General Dynamics Information Technology has spent almost 48 percent of its subcontracted dollars with small businesses.

  • Epsilon Systems focuses on customer success

    Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. is a privately held, veteran-owned business that has sustained its growth in size, capability and reputation from a focus on customer success, the dedication and competence of its employees, and the strength of the Epsilon Systems management team. Our diversified professionals provide support to a wide customer base including the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and the Department of Homeland Security.

  • ELT creates customized employee benefits and insurance plans

    ELT Insurance Services is one of the top local independently owned employee benefits and insurance firms. The firm specializes in customized employee benefits and insurance solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.

  • Booz Allen an industry leader in management consulting

    Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of management consulting for businesses and governments for over 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.

  • Supplier diversity is key to doing business in the 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 provides 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.

  • BAE Systems a global leader in defense, security and aerospace

    BAE Systems, with 2009 sales of $36.2 billion, is the second largest global defense, security and aerospace company. With 107,000 employees worldwide, it provides a full range of advanced electronics, security, information technology, customer support, and readiness and sustainment products and services for air, land and naval forces.

  • Administaff delivers on its promises

    Administaff is committed to delivering top-notch service, and our 2009 client survey revealed that overall satisfaction with Administaff is holding strong.

  • Accurate Engineering leadership advocates for small business, women

    During the last 17 years, through Aldrica Lattimore's leadership, Accurate Engineering Integrated Construction Services Inc. has gained a track record of consistent, outstanding performance evaluations -- meeting or exceeding the demanding requirements of federal and military customers that include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Department Veteran Affairs, U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Labor, city of San Diego, San Diego City School District, University of Southern California, State University of San Diego and U.S. Department of General Services, which awarded Accurate with an unrestricted, five-year IDIQ construction services contract for all trade divisions.

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Navy Gold Coast 2010: Business Thru Government

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