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How to Bid on Government Contracts: Reviewing Government Solicitations

Jan 13, 2021
Unless you have a small army of business development professionals on your payroll, you can’t pursue all the government solicitations that match your capabilities. You need to make smart decisions about where to invest your limited resources to give your company the best chance to succeed without...

Get “FAR SIGHTED” in 2020

Dec 18, 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

Feb 19, 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

Feb 13, 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

Feb 11, 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...

Growing Concern Over Nitrile Glove Shortage Amidst COVID-19 Second Wave

Dec 29, 2020
While the coronavirus has been forcing the nation into lockdown for over nine months, parts of the supply chain for personal protective equipment (PPE) are still unreliable. Many healthcare workers, patients, and first responders still don’t have reliable access to masks, gloves, and other...

The Best Free Tools for Small Business Government Contracting Professionals

Dec 23, 2020
If you’re a small business and want to get into government contracting, you need all the help you can get. The prospect of competing for and eventually winning government contracts sounds intimidating, but you don’t have to journey alone. In this post, we’re going to review the best free...

Creating a Government Capability Statement for your Contracting Business

Dec 19, 2020
How to Create a Clear, Concise & Dynamic Capability Statement for your Government Contracting Business A good capability statement is equal parts marketing document and company biography. It’s not unlike a dating profile; you want to give the contracting professional key information they’ll use...

Common Questions about Federal Procurement & Insights for Getting Started

Dec 17, 2020
The process of becoming a government contractor can be intimidating, with complex regulatory requirements and the possibility of poor communication often keeping vendors from engaging with the federal government. These intimidating factors have become especially relevant in the wake of the COVID-19...

How to Become a Government Contractor: The GovShop Guide to SAM Registration

Dec 2, 2020
So you want to become a government contractor? Let’s start with the long pole in the tent: If you want to win government contracts, you must first be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). You and your company are not eligible to receive a contract from the federal government until...