Week of: June 4, 2018
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2018 Showcase for Commerce Highlights
Linda Thomson

The 28 th annual Showcase for Commerce concluded on June 1 st . Here are some highlights:

  • U. S. Senator Bob Casey and U.S. Congressman Keith Rothfus supported Showcase for the 6th year
  • 91 exhibitors participated in over 100 booth spaces at Showcase ‘18
  • 88 golfers participated in the 24th annual BAE Systems/Showcase for Commerce golf outing
  • The BAE Systems Supplier Briefing offered a unique opportunity for one-on-one sessions with representatives and businesses interested in doing business with BAE Systems
  • The Government Contracting Series “Hot Topics in Government Contracting” provided information to participants concerning certified cost and pricing and indirect rates in addition to other topics
  • Speakers at the Government Acquisition Leaders Briefings included: U.S. Senator Bob Casey, U.S. Congressman Keith Rothfus, RADM Ronald A. Boxall, Director, Surface Warfare; Mr. Robert Kowalski, Acting Chief of Staff, PEO Ammo; and Dr. Larry Schuette, VP, Lockheed Martin, S&T Engagement
  • Senator Jack Reed presented the keynote at the John P. Murtha breakfast
  • Over $100million in contract awards announced at the Showcase Press Conference
  • Congressman G. T. Thompson and Governor Tom Wolf participated at the Public Exhibition

The Showcase for Commerce Committee thanks the Showcase sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, venue staff and volunteers, and all those behind the scenes who contributed to another successful event.
BAE Systems Supplier Briefing
2018 Showcase Opening Reception
Government Acquisition Leaders Briefing
Press Conference
Outdoor Exhibit
Government Contracting Series - Wessel Workshop
Thank you Sponsors:
Lunch & Learn Date Change
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development

The Lunch & Learn originally scheduled for Thursday, June 7th has been postponed to Thursday, August 9th. John Moore, founder of Moore Power Sales, will present  Sales Strategies .

Details will be sent out closer to the rescheduled date.
National Safety Month
National Safety Council

Join the National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of organizations nationwide as they work to ensure No One Gets Hurt.

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. NSC provides downloadable resources highlighting a different safety topic for each week in June:
Upcoming Events:

August 9
Showcase for Commerce
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