Regulations Encourage Communication with Industry

  Before the Formal Solicitation is Posted At the beginning of the procurement process, any communication with industry is considered market research.(FAR Part 10), which can help the … [Read more...]

Find Bid Opportunities BEFORE They’re Posted to FedBizOpps!

While FedBizOpps is the go-to site for finding business opportunities, agencies have been working for months BEFORE the formal notice is posted, finalizing the details of the solicitation. Many … [Read more...]

Marketing Mondays – Doing Business With the Dept Health & Human Services

The Dept. Health & Human Services (HHS) website includes their Procurement Forecast Data Repository , which gives vendors a 'heads-up' on upcoming opportunities before the official solicitation is … [Read more...]

Can’t Attend an Agency’s Industry Day?

Agencies often post notices to FedBizOpps about upcoming Industry Days, but it can be expensive and time-consuming to attend.  In many cases the presentations are posted after the event to FBO, or you … [Read more...]


Whenever a federal contract is awarded that is expected to exceed $700,000 (or $1.5 million for construction) the Prime awardee must submit a Small Business Subcontracting Plan, detailing how they … [Read more...]

Marketing to Agencies – Dept. Homeland Security

Each agency reaches out to small businesses differently.  The Dept. of Homeland Security holds monthly Small Business Sessions - pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with Small Business Specialists, as … [Read more...]