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18th Annual Government Opportunities Business Conference (GOBC) – Volk Field, Camp Douglas WI

June 20, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 9:45 AM, Tuesday, June 18. On-site and day-of registration will not be available.

Detailed agenda information on the full series of events will be posted to www.wigobc.org as confirmed.

This conference series is held at various Department of Defense and Federal Agency locations across the state of Wisconsin. Details on locations will be posted to this page as confirmed.

GOBC will provide you the opportunity to gain insights into:

  • Current operations and priorities at Wisconsin’s Federal and State government agencies and military facilities
  • Connecting with agency and installation leadership, operational staff and buyers
  • Locating and bidding on current and future procurement opportunities
  • Resources available to assist your business in winning government prime and subcontracts

Each event opens with a special presentation, COFFEE with the COMMANDER, for a unique look inside the featured installation.


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Col. Matthew Eakins, Commander, Volk Field
  • Procurement Representative from Volk Field
  • Representative from USPFO, WI National Guard, Contracting Office
  • Shane Mahaffy, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Cindy Gardner, Outreach and Marketing Specialist/SBDC Project Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Scott Perry, CEO – Lynxx Networks & President – Bahr Electric
  • Kris Mize, BSC Assistant Manager, Base Supply Centers
  • Derek Bodmer, BOC, Wisconsin Emergency Management
  • Mark Tallman, Regional Economic Development Director, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
  • Wisconsin Procurement Institute


June 20, 2024
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Michael Steger
(414) 270-3600

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Volk Field Air National Guard Base
100 Independence Drive, Building 475
Camp Douglas, WI 54618 United States
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