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SOAR Conference 2018

March 6 @ 8:00 am - March 8 @ 4:30 pm

Location: Middle Georgia State University Conference Center, 100 University Parkway
Macon, GA 31206 United States

On the ground or in the air, we’ve got you covered.

This year, the Center of Innovation for Aerospace is teaming up with the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership to connect you with the best resources to grow your business in the Aerospace, Automotive, and Defense industries. SOAR 2018 is two back-to-back conferences – the first focused on automotive, and the second on aerospace & defense. Both will feature Fast Pitch sessions with prime contractors, networking opportunities, and educational sessions to help small business owners increase their exposure within the community, as well as grow their business and boost profitability.

Come see how we can help your business connect, compete and grow.

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CONFIRMED PARTICIPATING BUYERS

SOAR Schedule

March 6th –  Automotive Conference

  • Light breakfast and networking at 8:00am before the programs begin at 8:30am
  • Buffet lunch will be served
  • Development Session and “Fast Pitch” sessions continue to about 5 PM depending on your Fast Pitch schedule. (Fast Pitch sessions, which match suppliers to buyers, will run concurrently throughout the day with Development Sessions)
  • Informal Automotive networking reception from 5:00pm-7:30pm

 

March 7th – Automotive/Aerospace and Defense Conference

  • Light breakfast for the Automotive Conference and networking at 8:00am before the Automotive programs begin at 8:30am
  • Cross Industry Lunch from 11am – 1pm. If you’re interested in supplying to both industries, opt in for the networking lunch with the automotive and aerospace and defense industries
  • Aerospace conference begins at 1:30pm with development sessions continuing to 5pm
  • Informal Aerospace and Defense networking reception from 5:00pm-7:30pm

 

March 8th – Aerospace/Defense Conference

  • Light breakfast and networking at 8:00am before the programs begin at 8:30am
  • Lunch buffet to be served
  • Development Session and “Fast Pitch” sessions continue to about 4 PM depending on your Fast Pitch schedule. (Fast Pitch sessions, which match suppliers to buyers, will run concurrently throughout the day with Development Sessions)

 

*Fast Pitch Profiles – Fill out your company profile when you register for SOAR, and get it in by Feb 19th to be included in Fast Pitch.  We’ll share the profiles with the buyers and they will select whom they wish to meet.  We’ll get your schedule back to you the week before the conference.

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