David Student Union, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News


On behalf of Christopher Newport University’s Office of Procurement Services, we are excited to invite you to participate in this year’s Small, Women and Minority (SWaM) Fair on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm.  This is a free event.

Thank you for your past support. Attendance each year continues to grow – past years’ attendees numbered over 300 and included Christopher Newport Internal Purchasers, State Agencies, Small Businesses and more.  This is a wonderful opportunity to network and showcase your company’s products and services.

Three workshops to attend:

  • " Hampton Roads Connector Partners -Hampton Roads Bridge -Tunnel Expansion (HRBTE)" 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. presented by Malcom Kates and Grace Fowler, Supplier Diversity Managers.
  • "SBA Programs and Services" 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with William Pocan from Small Business Administration (SBA).
  • "New & Exciting in Procurement" 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with Danielle Henley- Discuss Level 2 and new membership in VASCUPP.

If you would like to attend, please register here.  

If you are interested in being an exhibitor and hosting a table please fill out and return the attached registration form prior to November 3, 2022.  The earlier the better as tables fill up fast!  There is no cost to reserve a table

If you would like to exhibit, please respond here.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available.  Your support and encouragement of Christopher Newport and our SWaM program is greatly appreciated! 

For more information on sponsorships contact Suzy Kilduff at 757-594-8639 or