On July 11-12, 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) hosted the 2023 DOE Small Business Forum & Expo in New Orleans. Over 1,200 people attended the two-day event designed to help make it easier to do business with DOE, share resources and best practices for success, and provide a wide range of opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses. Check out three major highlights from the event below:
Day one featured welcome remarks from OSDBU Director Ron Pierce to set the stage, preview the agenda, and introduce the first Keynote Speaker: Mr. Wendell Pierce, the renowned actor, author, activist, small business owner, and brother of Director Pierce.
Originally published at https://www.energy.gov/osdbu/articles/3-highlights-2023-doe-small-business-forum-expo