It is Lockheed Martin policy that its business areas will conduct socioeconomic subcontracting programs in recognition of compelling moral, social and economic necessity. It is also policy to facilitate the achievement of its negotiated subcontracting goals by developing the capabilities of, and pursuing opportunities to award subcontracts and other procurements to small, small disadvantaged, women, veteran, and historically black and tribally owned colleges and universities, and other minority institutions.
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We’re committed to providing veterans with business and training opportunities when they no longer wear the uniform.
Supplier Training Excellence Program (STEP)
Visit our supplier excellence program page, a collection of educational resources for small businesses. LEARN MORE.
When we say ‘Who’s Knocking’ we mean diverse suppliers who deliver high quality and innovative solutions. READ MORE
Government Outreach Programs
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Twitter Chat: Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses
Tuesday, October 10 at 3:00 pm ET
In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, join us on Tuesday, October 10 at 3:00 pm ET for a Twitter chat on cybersecurity tips for small businesses. In addition to helpful advice, tips, and tricks, we’ll be asking leading experts about emerging threats every small business owner needs to know about. Follow along and share your ideas using the hashtag #SBAchat.
2017 Events Calendar
Our small business representatives will be at the following national and local events:
|10/2||NASA Industry Forum
Newport News, VA
|10/3-4||WIPP Annual Meeting
||Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges
||National HUBZone Conference
||Supplier Contracting Symposium
||NASA KSC Exposition
Port Canaveral, FL
||Women's Business Council - Southwest Harvesting Partnerships
||National Veterans Conference
St. Louis, MO
||Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Meeting Richmond, VA
Small Business Success Stories
- Demonstrate Quality and Lean Six Sigma Practices
- Focus on Timely Delivery of Every Part
- Find a Mentor to Advocate Your Firm
- Long-Standing Performance Broadens Opportunities
- Listening is Key to Establishing Long-Term Relationships
- Cater to Defense Industry through Niche Services and Conforming to Tight Requirements
- Have a Game Plan Ready before Contacting a Prime Contractor
- Keeping the Customer’s End Goal In Mind
- Establish a Niche to Differentiate Your Firm
- Consistent High Quality Delivery Helps Secure New Business