Tagged: Contracting

SBA Office Hours at Kennebunk Chamber

  Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laura Dolce and Brad Currie Southern Maine Senior Area Manager for the U.S. Small Business Administration Maine District Office are pleased to announce SBA Office Hours at The Chamber. The SBA can serve as a fantastic FREE resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs, so please take advantage of Brad’s availability to discuss your… Read more

Veteran Owned Business Member Tompkins Corporation Awarded GSA Schedule

Billy Tompkins was awarded The GSA (General Service Administration) Schedule On May 7, 2013  for Tompkins Corporation GSA Contract Holder *Certified Veteran Small Business (VOSB)  HUB Zone Certified Business #47680  Mass. Hoisting Engineer #089774  Mass. Pesticide #31925  Mass. H.I.C. #168557 Owner/President:   Billy Tompkins Bill Tompkins Corp provides building and facility repair and maintenance, parking lot sweeping, snow removal, landscaping. click here to view… Read more

Obama Signs Legislation Encouraging Federal Government to Hire More Small Businesses

Government contracting opportunities could increase for small businesses in 2013 based on a new piece of legislation signed by President Obama on January 1 which encourages the federal government to hire more small businesses in its massive procurement program. Government contract awards are currently mandated to go to small businesses, especially businesses that are recognized by the federal government as… Read more

2013 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium Set for Reno in June

National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) to hold VETS 2013 Champion of Veteran Enterprise Awards Luncheon When: June 10-13, 2013 Where: Silver Legacy Hotel and Conference Center 407 N. Virginia Street Reno, NV 89501 The 2013 Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS2013) plans to assemble more than 300 Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses to discuss how to fully… Read more

NBC Universal to Host Supplier Diversity Fair for Veterans in LA, NYC, Orlando and Miami

NBC Universal is looking to partner with Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses During the week of November 13th, NBC-Universal will host separate Veterans Business Fairs at in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Orlando. The NBC Universal Supplier Diversity Program promotes the use of qualified diverse suppliers in all tiers of NBC Universal’s procurement process. The guiding principles… Read more

Requirements for a Schedule with the GSA

US General Services Administration (GSA) establishes long-term government-wide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing. The goods and services offered to federal agencies and departments by the GSA are divided up into categories called “GSA Schedules”. The process as a vendor of getting placed upon a schedule in part… Read more

RFI for 22-Mile Priority Streetcar System in DC Metro Area

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members: RFI Number: DCKA-2012-I-0083 Agency: District Department of Transportation Office: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Email: DCSTREETCAR (DDOT) DDOT Issues Request for Information (RFI) for 22-Mile Priority Streetcar System Proposals to Also Include Non-Regional Bus Service (Washington, D.C.) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is exploring the potential of privatizing the District’s non-regional bus service and… Read more