Conferences/Trade Fairs

Events to check out:

Small Business Industry Day, 2024.

Information about Industry Day 2024 will be posted here when a date is set.

Be alert to business opportunity conferences, trade fairs and other federally attended or sponsored liaison meetings in your area, and make a point to attend whenever possible. This is an excellent opportunity to meet face-to-face with procurement and small business specialists who can assist you.



The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, fully supports the government’s policy of placing a fair proportion of our contracts with qualified small, small disadvantaged, women‐owned, HUBZone, veteran‐owned and service‐disabled veteran‐owned business concerns. We consider small business to be the heart of the U.S. economy and a very vital part of the Corps’ procurement process.

If you have questions or need help, feel free to call us at (256) 895-7416.

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, fully complies with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) of 1996

Tell us about your firm

Send us a brochure. We welcome information that describes your firm’s capabilities and experience. The more specific, the better!

Meet with us. We will make time, when possible, to meet with you for discussions and briefings about your capabilities and our general upcoming workload and programs.

Be prepared to discuss your capabilities, interest and capacity to perform.  The following are several questions you should be prepared to address:

Why should the Huntsville Center contract with my company?

In what ways are my products or services well beyond those of my competitors?

What are my demonstrated qualifications?

Why is my specialized experience and technical competence better than others in my field?

Do I have the capacity to accomplish the work in the required time and within the allocated budget?

How has my performance been in the past?

How We Buy

Purchases of $2,500 or less: Micro purchases. No public notice is given. Firms of all sizes may be considered. Oral quotations and discussions will be the normal solicitation method. About 90 percent of the micro purchase awards are made using credit cards.

Simplified Acquisition Procedures (more than $2,500 but not more than $100,000): Reserved for small business firms. Acquisition procedures are similar to Micro purchases. All actions over $25,000 will be published on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site at

Acquisitions over $100,000: Formal solicitation procedures with public notice in the FedBizOpps. Major program awards are typically negotiated utilizing best value procedures. Huntsville Center plans to increase the use of Internet/CD solicitations and oral presentations to simplify and streamline the acquisition process.