Assisted NC businesses in winning 3,451 contracts minimum value of $13.26 billion

Announcements

Department of Energy Announces New Funding to Train Emergency Response and Building Professionals

Information provided by: https://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/department-energy-announces-new-funding-train-emergency-response-and-building Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4.5 million in funding for training programs for professionals who interact with distributed energy resources, including solar energy systems, storage systems, “smart” building technologies, and electric vehicles. These professionals include those that lead the nation’s emergency response and resilience planning, including firefighters, first […]

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Working with FEMA and Disaster Recovery Operations – WEBINAR

The NC PTAC will provide information on participating in disaster recovery efforts as a government contractor. Both a general overview of disaster relief government contracting and COVID-19-specific resources will be discussed and shared. This training webinar will be held each Wednesday in April (4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29) at 2PM. For more information, visit: http://www.sbtdc.org/business-events/working-with-fema-anddisaster-recovery-operations-webinar/ 

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Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 3 Information

Due to the North Carolina Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19, travel restrictions and social distancing measures in place, the NCMBC and Coastal Carolina Community College have decided to not host in-person subcontractor outreach events for Package 3, Hurricane Florence Recovery Training and […]

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SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Launches

The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza today launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program created last week with the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The program provides forgivable loans up to $10 million to small businesses left financially distressed by the Coronavirus […]

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DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate, Virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day (4/8/2020)

Save the Date!!!  DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate is hosting a Virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day on April 8, 2020.  Sponsored by:   DLA Troop Support, Clothing and Textile Directorate, Dress Clothing Division Purpose:   The DoD Dress Clothing Industry Day will be a DLA hosted event to generate additional interest in supplying dress clothing items to […]

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Target Location Device (TLD) Assessment Event (AE)

28 May 2020 Submission Deadline: 04 May 11:59 PM EST https://events.sofwerx.org/tld/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85680488&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8oIqsns1d5Xqtk0IOFtCWFUOdBo7HLsJ16G_nhzLjjv44v7z6MhjLVLBrUxHtMqUe-GaCHKR1F77AWzEFS0LJYL0Xcmg&_hsmi=85680488 SOFWERX, in collaboration with USSOCOM Program Executive Office SOF-Warrior (PEO-SW), will conduct a Target Location Device Assessment Event designed to acquire and/or develop a device that can be used to effectively observe potential targets at distance, accurately determine the potential target(s) location, and be […]

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COVID-19 Task Force, Powered by the Department of Defense

In a time of unprecedented change and disruption, the Department of the Defense has established the Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF) for COVID-19 initiative to assess and rapidly respond to challenges presented by this pandemic. To kick off the effort, we are collecting information from both government and non-government personnel who are interested in getting […]

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COVID-19 Army Applications Lab Individual Phone Calls and Web Conferencing

Army Applications Laboratory, COVID-19 Response Webinar. Web conferencing details provided upon confirmation. Please select this link to schedule a phone call with a member of our team if you have a potential solution for diagnosis, care, and/or protecting our healthcare providers, active duty service members, their families, and our communities from COVID-19. https://lnkd.in/gdEkZMH

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A-B Tech Enka Blue Ridge Food Ventures Seeking Bottles and Spray Caps

The commercial kitchen / food business incubator at A-B Tech known as Blue Ridge Food Ventures is seeking sources for 8, 6, and 4 ounce PET or HDPE plastic bottle and spray caps, as well as gallon containers with pump/turret/flip caps to enable EMS to refill smaller containers at their various locations.  The reason they […]

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SBA COVID-19 Disaster Assistance (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) Application

By: Thomas A. Stith III SBA North Carolina District Director In wake of the COVID-19 disaster declaration, the SBA North Carolina District Office has been working tirelessly to ensure details regarding SBA’s disaster assistance programs are distributed to the citizens of North Carolina.  Please take this opportunity to review the below message regarding Economic Injury […]

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DoD/VA & Gov Health IT Summit – Spring 2020 (July 8-9, 2020) Alexandria, VA

SUMMIT LOCATION:  Mary M. Gates Learning Center 701 N Fairfax St, 22314 Alexandria, VA, USA The 18th Annual DoD/VA & Government HIT Summit is designed as a “Town Hall” style forum that focuses on the DoD, VA and Federal’s efforts at facilitating an affordable, interoperable and modernized health IT environment. This event will discuss acquisition […]

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Vehicle Transformation and Acquisition Council (VTAC) Vendor Day, Fort Eustis, VA (05 August 2020)

Notice ID:  VTAC08052020 NAICS Code: 336390 – Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing Description:  The 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron (VSCOS) is seeking vendor participation for the Vehicle Transformation Transformation & Acquisition Council (VTAC) Vendor Day to be held on 05 August 2020 from 0900-1200 at the Jacobs Conference Center located on Fort Eustis, VA. […]

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Guide to the CARES Act – U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

To help small business owners and entrepreneurs better understand the new programs that will soon be available to them through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act  that was just passed by Congress, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has created a comprehensive guide to many of the small business provisions outlined […]

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RFP for Prototypes Aimed to Treat COVID-19

This opportunity is through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).  Enhanced White Papers are due no later than April 8, 2020 at 12:00pm Eastern Time.   Due to the critical and urgent nature of the technical topic area, MTEC membership is NOT required for the submission of an Enhanced White Paper in response to this MTEC RPP. However, […]

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SBA Disaster Relief Loan Information & COVID-19 Weminars for Small Businesses

  Webinar Schedule   Please note that you will receive the webinar access information 24 hours and 1 hour before the session will start.     Prepare Your Business to Borrow Money Now Before Negative Economic Shifts     Tuesday, March 31st 9:30-10:30 AM   Webinar Pre-Register for Access     Pre-Launch Series: Creating Wealth […]

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HUBZone Program Updates and flexibilities during COVID-19.

HUBZone Program flexibilities during COVID-19 How can firms maintain the 35% HUBZone residency requirement if some employees are college students whose residence hall has closed?  SBA recognizes that some HUBZone employees are students who have been called home to locations no longer in a HUBZone, even though they continue to work remotely, impacting firms’ ability […]

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FEDERAL AND DEFENSE CONTRACTING IN NORTH CAROLINA INCREASED BY OVER $1 BILLION IN FY19

FAYETTEVILLE (MAR 25, 2020) – The Department of Defense (DoD) has an annual impact of over $66 billion and is the second largest sector of the North Carolina economy (12% of GDP).  With six major military installations, over 100 National Guard and 40 Army Reserve facilities and the third highest number of uniformed military personnel in the country, North Carolina continues […]

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NC Federal Contractor Web Conferences

GENERAL.  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) invites all businesses in North Carolina to participate in semi-weekly web conferences with co-hosts NCMBC, DEFTECH, SBA, NCPTAC, NC State Industry Expansion Services, NCDMVA (invited), EDPNC (invited) and other State resources during the COVID-19 crisis, beginning 31 MAR 2020.    INTENT.  The intent of these web conference(s) is to: […]

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GSA Grants 60-Day Extension of Expiring Entity Registrations in SAM.gov

In support of the U.S. government’s response to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requested certain administrative relief for entities doing business with the government.  As part of that effort, GSA has initiated 60-day extensions to SAM.gov registrations that have expiration dates ranging between March 19, 2020 and May 17, […]

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Cut/Sew Manufacturing for New York COVID-19 Response

CUT & SEW MANUFACTURING OPPORTUNITY IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19   NAICS Codes 315280, 315220, 315240, and 315280 for Cut and Sew Manufacturing   New York State has a critical need for medical supplies and are willing to buy at a premium, stated Governor Cuomo. If your business or company has or can make Personal Protective Equipment […]

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Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI   Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate is conducting market research to determine industry capabilities for providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) against viral contamination, specifically COVID-19. This is a Request for Information only and not a solicitation for award. DLA understands this is a fluid […]

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Update on Administration Efforts on COVID-19, 03/23/20

Source: White House Office of Public Liaison Today President Trump signed an Executive Order providing the authority to address, if necessary, hoarding that threatens the supply of necessary health and medical resources. This includes the action of hoarding unnecessary quantities of items for the purpose of selling them above the fair market value. To implement […]

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Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management

Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management   Important message from NC Emergency Management with Instructions on How a Business can apply to be included on the state’s essential industry list   NC Emergency Management has a process to vet businesses (TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE ESSENTIAL BUSINESS SUPPLIERS )and allow them the ability to (CONTINUE […]

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Regional Skills Analysis Survey for Wake and New Hanover Counties

The North Carolina Military Business Center has partnered with Wake County Economic Development (WCED), a program of the Raleigh Chamber, the City of Raleigh, and Capital Area Workforce Development Board (CAWDB) and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Collective to help disseminate the Regional Skills Analysis survey for 2020 to simultaneously launch the same […]

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DIY Hack-a-Vent Innovation Challenge

With the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the US and world face a realistic threat of overwhelming the medical system, and more specifically, running out of available ventilators. With SARS-CoV-2 viruses (to include the Coronavirus), the primary area of the body impacted is the pulmonary system.  In certain individuals, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) develops and rapidly […]

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P-204, Design-Bid-Build, F-35 Training and Simulator Facility, Marine Corps Air Station MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina

SOLICITATION NO. N40085-20-R-0015 DESIGN-BID-BUILD (DBB) P-204 F-35 TRAINING AND SIMULATOR FACILITY, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA PROPOSALS ARE DUE ON THURSDAY, 09 APRIL 2020, AT 2:00 EDT. REFER TO SECTION 00 21 16 FOR PROPOSAL DELIVERY INFORMATION. PRE-PROPOSAL INQUIRIES (P I) CUT-OFF IS 10 DAYS PRIOR TO PROPOSAL DUE DATE, AT 5:00 […]

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Down-Select Announced for Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) Packages 3 and 7

Carolinas AGC is teaming up with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and Coastal Carolina Community College (CCCC) to offer updates to industry on seven Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) packages of projects, together valued at $1.7 billion.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT) has completed its down-select of potential prime contractors to […]

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POTUS enacts Defense Production Act & FEMA Level 1 Activation

The Defense Production Act (DPA) is the primary source of Presidential authorities to expedite and expand the supply of resources from the U.S. industrial base to support military, energy, space, and homeland security programs.  POTUS’s DPA authorities are delegated to the heads of federal departments and agencies through an Executive Order. DPA allows the federal […]

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SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make […]

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New Vulcan Call: COVID-19 Innovation Challenge, Responses due 31 March

  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Innovation Challenge The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was declared a national emergency in the United States in accordance with section 201 of the National Emergencies Act. The Secretary of Defense announced several measures to protect the Joint Force and the Public and U.S. Commanders received delegated authority to make further decisions based on their […]

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NCMBC During COVID-19

The North Carolina Military Business Center is currently fully operational.  Due to the North Carolina Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19, travel restrictions and social distancing measures in place, several NCMBC staff members are working remotely in compliance with their host Community Colleges’ COVID-19 […]

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SBA Assistance in Response to COVID-19

By: Thomas A. Stith III SBA North Carolina District Director In our continued commitment to support small businesses within our communities the SBA announced the following initiative to address businesses suffering from substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus.  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal […]

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AFWERX Open Challenge, Responses due by 14 April 2020

AFWERX Challenge is where individuals, startups, small businesses, large enterprises, academics and research labs submit solutions to specific challenges that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) launches. AFWERX Challenge is a growing military/business ecosystem. Most of the challenges are open, seeking to facilitate dialogue and collaboration. On open challenges, participants can usually see, comment, rate and […]

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DRAFT BAA, COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE

COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE/ Technical Support Working Group (CTTSO/TSWG) DRAFT BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA) 20S3060 https://www.cttso.gov/ ******************************************************************* CTTSO has released a DRAFT BAA and is having an Industry Day on Monday 9 March in the Washington DC area.   DEFTECH’s Bob Burton will attend and distribute insights to this network upon his return.   Meanwhile, take […]

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Expeditionary Technology Search #5, Call for Papers Due 31 March

Expeditionary Technology Search https://www.arl.army.mil/xtechsearch/index.html  The US Army xTechSearch is a contest for small businesses to develop and demonstrate new and emerging technologies that will help solve the Army’s modernization challenges.  xTechSearch 5 is now open and accepting applications through March 31st! Instructions at link and submission template attached for your convenience. Need help or want […]

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Brigadier General Potts, PEO Solider to Keynote Federal and Defense Textile Summit: (Charlotte, NC – April 21-22, 2020)

KEYNOTE ANNOUNCEMENT Brigadier General Anthony “Tony” Potts Program Executive Officer Program Executive Officer (PEO) Soldier   Biography The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina.   SUMMIT PARTNERS. eTextileCommunications.com […]

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PTAC Counselor Position Available in Wilmington, NC

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and University of North Carolina Wilmington are looking to fill the position of PTAC Counselor.  For more information, visit: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/17677

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DEFTECH hosts the Army Futures Command (AFC) Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) visit to RTP

DEFTECH hosts the Army Futures Command (AFC) Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) visit to RTP On 26 February 2020, the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) hosted the Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) at the First Flight Venture Center in the heart of the Research Triangle Park.  More than 45 business, academia, and DoD government personnel were […]

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US FOREST SERVICE NORTH CAROLINA NOTICE

US FOREST SERVICE NORTH CAROLINA NOTICE. Contractors please note this new message to identify US Forest Service NC business opportunities for work over the current purchase card maximum, but under the requirement to be posted on beta.SAM. Solicitations for the National Forests in North Carolina with an estimated value over $15,000 and less than $25,000 […]

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COVID-19 Market Research Packages Portal

BARDA is providing a portal for the U.S. government 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) medical countermeasures task force to provide a single point of entry for the submission of market research packages from interested stakeholders.  The portal website is: https://medicalcountermeasures.gov/app/barda/coronavirus.aspx At this time, BARDA is asking for a very brief (500-word) description of your product or technology, accompanied […]

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Richard Childress Racing Tour & Social (Mar 18)

Richard Childress Racing Tour & Social presented by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina For more information, visit: https://defensealliancenc.org/richard-childress-racing-tour-social/ Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:30pm – TOUR at Richard Childress Racing *plan to arrive 15 minutes early for parking and entry.  Some GPS systems will recognize Lexington vs. Welcome Once you arrive at the campus entrance Cross the railroad tracks […]

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Beta.SAM.gov transition updates

The NC Military Business Center received this update from Beta.SAM about the new system:  It’s been a while since our last update regarding beta.sam.gov. Despite being 4 months after the transition, critical issues remain on the SAM site.  We wanted to provide you the details so there is full transparency if you experience an issue. […]

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEARLY $100 MILLION IN APPRENTICESHIP GRANTS TO CLOSE THE SKILLS GAP

RALEIGH, NC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of grants to 28 public-private apprenticeship partnerships totaling nearly $100 million through the Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap grant program. These grants will support large-scale expansions of apprenticeship in industries including advanced manufacturing, healthcare and information technology. President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order […]

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SBIR Road Tour

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3.7 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas. […]

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DEFTECH Overview: DOD FY2021 Budget Request

******************************NC DEFTECH******************************* Although not yet approved by Congress, it is a very good indication of priority of effort for the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.  In the FY 2021 president’s budget request, DOD has identified $106.6 billion for research and development, the largest research funding request in more than 70 years.  […]

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Proposal Pricing Workshop (May 20, Fayetteville, NC)

PRICING PROPOSAL WORKSHOP Strategic Consulting Solutions and the North Carolina Military Business Center are working together to provide an educational Workshop on May 20th.   The focus of this workshop will provide you with some foundational knowledge in preparing a cost proposal.  This will include the cost narrative, indirect rates, and pricing templates, along with some […]

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Opportunities 2020 – Asheville

  WHAT IS OPPORTUNITIES? MARCH 16, 2020 Renaissance Asheville Hotel 31 Woodfin Street | Asheville, NC 28801 The US Government alone spends more than $500 billion annually for various products and services, yet each year, thousands of contracts bypass small businesses that do not know about or understand how the government buys. Opportunities 2020 is […]

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SAME: Now accepting 2020 Engineering & Construction Camp applications

SAME Camps SAME has been supporting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) events for over 30 years and conducting camps for almost 20 years. Our camps are world-class and feature a very impressive record of producing thousands of engineers and STEM leaders. They provide a rigorous experience for students interested in exploring STEM skills and […]

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 BE PREPARED TO SUPPORT THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 

Helping people before, during, and after disasters is FEMA’s mission. To maximize success in achieving their mission FEMA has an Industry Liaison Program (ILP) which:  • Establishes strategic relationships with suppliers and stakeholders  • Serves as an information provider for suppliers seeking to do business with FEMA  • Connects suppliers with program offices in support […]

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GSA MAS Consolidation – Webinar

MAS Consolidation is one of the four Cornerstone Initiatives of GSA’s Federal Marketplace (FMP) strategy, GSA’s plan to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience for customers, suppliers, and acquisition professionals. GSA’s new single Schedule solicitation features a simplified format with streamlined terms and conditions, new large categories and sub-categories, and updated Special Item […]

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