Get “FAR SIGHTED” in 2020

18 Dec 2020
Join Jennifer Schaus & Associates for a series of complimentary webinars covering the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) on Fridays at 12:00 pm ET. The FAR is the government “rule book” providing policies and procedures for the procurement of goods and services.   See the full calendar and...

Recording: An Introduction to Winning in Government Contracts

19 Feb 2020
Webinar Covered by GovShop as Part of Elianceship with Eliances Eliances provides a unique outlet for some of the most influential and intellectual individuals throughout the DMV area to foster business relationships. Eliances is a destination “Where Entrepreneurs Align™” and the community...

Recording: An Introduction to Acquisition Innovation Essentials

13 Feb 2020
Presented in Partnership with Bunker Labs Bunker Labs is a national network of veteran and milspouse entrepreneurs dedicated to helping the military-connected community start their own business. We are committed to seeing that every entrepreneur in the military-connected community has the network,...

Acquisition Innovation Essentials

11 Feb 2020
Sponsored by the Leatherstocking Chapter As commercial technologies are rapidly changing, so too are the methods by which federal agencies have sought to frame, solicit, and award contracts for them. Acquisition Innovation, as a movement, is implementing creative approaches to requirements...

New UK public sector contracts are being published every day

3 Apr 2020
Recent UK policy changes allow public sector buyers to speed up tendering procedures in order to secure resources as a ‘matter of urgency,’ as we reported last week. There are still plenty of public sector contracts being published amid all the uncertainty, Tenders Direct is keeping track...

Government Contracting in the Time of COVID: Navigating Uncharted Waters

23 Mar 2020
A consolidation of useful resources for the govcon community It’s hammer time, America. For the next four weeks, and perhaps longer, our economy will face unprecedented conditions and challenges for which there is no playbook. As more states fight this unseen enemy by evoking necessary...

Scotland’s Programme helps more businesses win Government contracts

13 Feb 2020
Alongside the Scottish Government’s Supplier Development Programme (SDP), Moray Council’s procurement team has been holding training workshops to help local businesses secure more public sector contracts. A diverse set of businesses have attended, who said in a post-event survey that their...

Recap & Recording: SBIR – America’s Seed Fund for Startups

27 Aug 2019
Did you know there’s a multi-million dollar public investment fund where small business concerns can get access to seed capital? And they are encouraged to use that seed capital to commercialize their ideas with relatively little strings attached? It’s called the Small Business Innovation...

Recap & Recording: Barriers to Entry in Government Markets

20 Aug 2019
On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Public Spend Forum convened experts from government and industry to discuss barriers to entry that small and emerging companies face when trying to enter the public sector market. Featuring the perspectives of a startup owner (panelist Mat Chacon, Doghead Simulations), a...