October 3, 2019 (Lanham, MD) – The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) successfully competed for and was awarded a contract to provide meeting and conference logistical support for the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NICHD’s mission is to lead research and training to understand human development, improve reproductive health, enhance the lives of children and adolescents, and optimize abilities for all .
Supporting the NICHD Division of Extramural Research (DER) meeting and conference initiatives, Bizzell will manage, facilitate, and monitor various aspects of strategic meeting planning. These activities include but are not limited to surveying the availability of and reserving venues, setting meeting agendas, identifying and inviting speakers and attendees, developing and disseminating print and electronic communication in 508 compliance, and performing evaluation support for meetings.
Additionally, Bizzell will perform data retrieval, entry and summarization, as well as other administrative services such as program management, communications, and graphic design.
“Diligence and accuracy are critical to capturing the vision and mission of NICHD and the needs of meeting stakeholders,” said Almeda Kyser, Vice President, Conference Services at Bizzell. “We are elated to know that the agency recognizes Bizzell’s exceptional track record of performance and has selected us for this opportunity.”
DER conducts biological, behavioral, and clinical research related to conception and pregnancy, normal and abnormal development in childhood, reproductive health, and population dynamics across the lifespan.
Established in 2010, The Bizzell Group dba Bizzell US (Bizzell) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified strategy, consulting and technology firm that specializes in program management, administrative support, communication & outreach, conference management & logistical support, health services & research, technical assistance, as well as training & development. Bizzell’s expert staff and consultants work on health, scientific, education, environment, research, and information technology projects that meet national priorities.
Under the leadership and vision of founder, Anton C. Bizzell, MD, the company has grown from a staff of two in one small office, to a thriving firm with three offices in Lanham, MD, Rockville, MD, and Atlanta, GA with ongoing projects across the world.