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(Dave) Just wanted you to know how happy I was that we participated in the FAA Conference. This was my first experience with an FBC event and, as a result of this experience, my company will be participating in several more events. Logistically from pre-show instructions through tear down, your folks did a great job. In addition, I left the show with several well qualified leads and already have some appointments scheduled with completely new prospects. I appreciate the professionalism of the staff at FBC and look forward to working with you. Thanks again.
Anne MacDonald, Network General Corp.


Founded in 1976 as the Small Business Product Review Council, we held 10-20 table-top shows per year in the Washington, D.C. area during the first few years. As we began to establish relationships with more and more federal government facilities, the number of events continued to grow. In the early nineties, we expanded beyond the local D.C. area to military bases and government facilities in Virginia, Georgia, and Ohio. It was at this time that we changed our name to Federal Business Council, Inc. In 1996, we opened our west-coast office.

FBC was awarded a GSA schedule in 2000, helping to expand our role as a manager of government-sponsored specialty conferences. These include the annual Defense Technical Information Center Conference, the Army's Armor and Infantry Warfighting Conferences, and the OSDBU Procurement Conference.

FBC has grown from a simple event management company to a comprehensive resource for marketing to the Federal Government. FBC understands the difficult aspect of federal selling. We help industry exhibitors and government procurement personnel connect, providing face-to-face interaction and relationship building that result in federal sales.

We now provide educational materials to help you develop and improve your overall federal marketing strategy and make the most of your trade show experience, including: FBC’s End of FY Marketing Tips and the Exhibitor Planning Guide; get answers to tough questions about government sales and marketing from the most recognizable experts in the field; and Integrated Training and Educational Tutorials – self paced learning on today’s most relevant topics.

In the past few years, FBC has held an average of 175 events annually across the country focusing on everything from Information Technology to Warfighter Technology, small businesses to primes, and everything in-between.

To see a current list of FBC events, please click here.