idi has a many years track-record of very effective events taking a different approach. Specialize in smaller-scale efforts carefully designed to maximize interactions between participants. Further, by engaging leading-edge experts in their field and employing interesting formats and powerful analyses, get past the once-over-lightly discussion of issues being addressed.
Consistently rated by attendees - large and small firms alike - as among best and most useful meetings in which they participate, there is a reason that we get to see some players regularly - including many who plan their schedules so as never to miss a relevant ASSETs event. Opportunity for others to post events. Strong preference for technology and business development opportunities which are not SBIR specific focused.