Industrial Affairs/Opportunity Development

Industrial Affairs & Opportunity Development Committee:

Mission Statement:
Interface with Government and Industry leaders to gain insight into emerging requirements and issues relevant to Small Business, while messaging key interests of Small Business; identify growth areas/opportunities for Small Business in North Alabama.


  • Solicit input from HASBAT members regarding business development assistance.
  • Promote small business interaction, communications, and relations between large business and local federal government agencies.
  • Provide large business with access to broad array of small business for organizing and promoting teaming and contracting.
  • Coordinate large business spotlight speakers for each monthly luncheon.
  • Provide federal government agencies an efficient and effective point of contact pertaining to small business industry matters.
  • Interface with Chamber of Commerce leaders to include Small Business and Military Affairs regarding HASBAT interests.
  • Facilitate HASBAT membership round-tables to interact with Government leadership.