Countdown to Success - NASA Matchmaker Event

March 25, 2020

North Charleston, S.C.

This year S.C. Commerce is assisting Charleston County with facilitating the Countdown to Success Supplier Summit and STEM Experience. S.C. Suppliers will have the opportunity to meet small business specialists from all NASA facilities and explore partnerships with NASA and their prime contractors. Suppliers do not need special certifications for this event and it is open to ALL types of suppliers and vendors.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Trident Technical College
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Attendees will:

- Participate in the business-to-business matchmaking and networking facilitated by the SC Department of Commerce.

- Learn from NASA staff about becoming a NASA supplier and other opportunities NASA offers to include their technology transfer program.

- Obtain information regarding mentoring, workforce development, and resources from government organizations such as the Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center, Charleston County Government, and more.

- Ride in an autonomous shuttle to the COUNTDOWN TO SUCCESS STEM Experience and interact with the region’s future workforce – area high school students who are interested in pursuing a STEM career.

- Hear Supplier Summit Luncheon keynote speaker and former NASA Administrator Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr.