ProBiz Conference Targets $10 Billion In Entrepreneurial Opportunities


Washington, D.C.— The 12th Annual ProBiz Entrepreneurial Conference is designed for small businesses seeking connections with local communities, government agencies, major contractors, and African countries. ProBiz will convene July 20th, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM at the Sheraton Hotel, 8777 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, MD., to discuss the $10 billion in available contracts for area small businesses. Look today at for more information. ProBiz is presented by the National Business League, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, and the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County with participation from the U.S. Small Business Administration, DC’s Office of Contracting and Procurement, Montgomery County Procurement, DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, PEPCO, Industrial Bank, Africa Business League of America, and South/Central American as well as African Embassies among others.

Dr. Malcolm Beech, Director of ProBiz 2017 says, “this conference is a great opportunity to build relationships that will strengthen entrepreneurial capacity and capability in our communities.” In addition to the wide variety of exhibitors, we will have 10 strong, information-packed seminars on how to be successful in government and private sector contracting directly from the decision-makers as well as Match-Making sessions with prime contractors, community groups and agency representatives. New this year, the Small Business Awards Luncheon with a keynote address from the Maryland Governor’s Office.


NBL National President, Dr. Malcolm Beech says, “we welcome the participation of federal and local agencies, such as, Navy Federal Credit Union, National Science Foundation, DoD, USAID, GSA, OCP, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Department of General Services, EPA, DC Healthcare Cluster, and DOT. The match-making sessions will give small businesses the opportunity to meet face-to-face with procurement decision-makers.”

For registration go to For more information call 202-730-5765.