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The National 8(a) Small Business Conference is the premier supplier diversity networking event for small businesses.

The Conference offers educational sessions and resources for small businesses, minority businesses, current 8(a) companies, and graduated 8(a) companies as well as supplier diversity matchmaking with federal agencies, large business primes, and commercial companies and multiple networking opportunities to meet federal agencies, buyers, and prospective teaming partners.

The Conference will take place February 11-13, 2019 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Abstract submission is now open for educational sessions.

Abstract deadline is September 15, 2018.


Group rates have been set aside at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.

Per Diem rates are also available for Federal employees.

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Sponsoring presents the opportunity to highlight your brand and services while also showcasing support to small businesses.

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Showcase your business by exhibiting. This year's exhibit hall features dedicated hours and 150+ exhibitor booths.

Conference sponsors

Cancellations will be accepted through January 11, 2019 but will incur a processing fees for each registration refunded. 

No refund requests will be accepted after January 11, 2019. Refund requests made regarding sales, promos or discount codes following purchase will not be honored.