September 5, 2013 – Imaginestics hosted the Indy Def2013 – DoD Source Approval Request (SAR) Workshop at the Purdue Technology Center of Indianapolis. The workshop included presentations from Tim Sanders, Associate Vice President, Government Relations Purdue University; Jacob Schpok, Executive Dir., Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Brench L. Boden, Lead, Mfg. Enterprise Team, Manufacturing Technology Air Force, Research Laboratory; Nainesh Rathod, CEO, Imaginestics; Rob Hill, Business Analyst, Imaginestics; and Reggie Joslin, Deputy for Small Business, Crane.
Small- and mid-sized manufacturers learned methods to more successfully bid on U.S. Department of Defense requests for proposals, heard perspectives from government buyers, and were introduced to Imaginestics’ visual search-powered online platform, VizSpace. The online network, America’s VOICe, was also discussed as a tool and helpful solution to connect DOD opportunities with manufacturers’ capabilities. – Imaginestics staff