The Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development (BD) program provides socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who own at least 51% of a Small Business with the ability to receive sole source contracts up to $6.5M. This industry briefing is scheduled for 40 minutes maximum and will address the requirements and process for obtaining 8a Certification, the importance of marketing and obtaining capital to fund your federal contract wins.
Note: You will receive a registration link after your purchase to the email address you have registered with us.
Scheduled for 60 minutes maximum, this Industry Briefing is designed to address the registration process and market approach for companies interested in doing business with FEMA.
During national emergencies, standard procurement processes are waived as FEMA turns to pre-registered, pre-qualified vendors for support. With nearly $90 Billion allocated to disaster relief and recovery through fiscal year 2019, FEMA has an unprecedented need for qualified contractors in support of FEMA's recovery mission.
FEMA currently has disaster recovery efforts in California, Puerto Rico, Florida and many other states, businesses that can provide emergency products and services are encouraged to attend. Session Materials will be provided.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has contracting and procurement activities within its nationwide network of hospitals, clinics, regional offices, Veterans benefits, Veterans Integrated Service Networks, data processing centers, and national cemeteries that require a broad spectrum of products and services. Spending more than $198 Billion, the VA purchases a variety of its supply products and services from national, regional, and local sources to support veterans’ health.
This industry briefing is scheduled for 60 minutes and will address how the VA purchases products and services, the impact of the Kingdomware decision and how companies can position themselves for upcoming VA opportunities. Veteran owned companies are encouraged to attend.
This session is recommended for companies who are new to federal contracting or have not sold direct to the federal government. Congress just passed a record $1.2 Trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2019. Wondering what it will take to win federal contracts? This session will lay the groundwork of federal buyers look for in new contractors and how you can get your company on their radar.
Billions of dollars in federal contracting opportunities are awarded to small businesses each year. This industry briefing provides “Procurement Readiness” overview and supporting documents to help small businesses demonstrate their ability to 1) effectively participate in the federal government contracting marketplace and 2) successfully perform contract work. Business owners and sales representatives are encouraged to attend this briefing understand what the government is looking for, how to navigate the various procurements set aside for small businesses and respond to opportunities.
February 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
GSA sends under-performing contract holders cancellation letters informing you that our GSA contract is subject to cancellation if sales levels are not met. GSA requires $25,000 in minimum sales within the first 24 months and $25,000 in sales in each 12-month period thereafter. This briefing will assist struggling GSA schedule holders obtain an extension, develop a proactive marketing plan, develop new opportunities and win business using their GSA schedule.
The federal government provides set-asides that limit the competition for contracts to businesses that participate in the SBA’s women’s contracting program. This program helps level the playing field for women-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSB).
This briefing will review program eligibility requirements, steps to certification, and how to market your certification to federal buyers and take advantage of federal opportunities with minimal competition.
Recommended attendees: Woman Business Owners