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Small Business Program

Small business outreach events and activities.

Upcoming events:
National 8(a) Small Business Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 5 - 7, 2024.
RES 2024 - Reservation 2024 Economic Summit, Las Vegas, NV, March 1 - 14, 2024.
USGS Small Business (SB) Outreach Event, Sacramento, CA, May 15, 2024.



'Presentation Materials from Past Outreach Events' 

See presentation materials from the Indian Small Business Economic Enterprises (ISBEE), Indian Economic Enterprises (EE) and Small Business Outreach Event in Denver held January 10, 2024 below..

See presentation materials from the Small Disadvantaged Business Outreach Event in Reston, VA held November 20, 2023 below..



USGS Small Business Program


At the United States Geological Survey (USGS), we provide science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods, the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on, the health of our ecosystems and environment, and the impacts of climate and land-use change. Our scientists develop new methods and tools to enable timely, relevant, and useful information about the Earth and its processes.

Doing Business with the USGS

Scientific excellence at the USGS would not be possible without collaboration from more than 2,000 non-government, State, local, and tribal agencies and industry partners. Establishing and maintaining these essential relationships help the USGS conduct scientific research and connect with the public. Please reach out to the USGS Small Business Office to present your corporate capabilities or attend an upcoming Small Business Outreach Event.

Contact Info:

The USGS Small Business Program Office looks forward to opportunities to meet with contractors in a one-on-one setting (to learn about corporate capabilities) at our USGS Headquarters located in Reston, VA, one of our branch offices located in Denver, CO and Sacramento, CA or via TEAMS.

Timothy Wiand HQ Small Business Specialist U.S. Geological Survey Office of Acquisition and Grants 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Mail stop 205 Reston, Virginia 20192 (703) 648-7336 (

Donald Downey Small Business Specialist/Contract Specialist U.S. Geological Survey Office of Acquisition and Grants Box 25585 Denver Federal Center Denver, Colorado 80225 0585 (303) 236-9331 (

Upcoming Outreach Events:



Federal Agencies Managing Acquisition-Related Small Business Programs


Information Explaining the Federal Acquisition Process


Other Useful Sites & Information:



U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Indian Small Business Economic Enterprise and Small Business Outreach Event​