Vision and Mission

VISION:  Create a culture that looks to small businesses first for innovative, agile, and affordable solutions to meet our warfighter needs.

MISSION:  To maximize small business opportunities within Air Force acquisitions, thereby (a) promoting efficiencies and innovation, (b) fostering competition, and (c) expanding the defense industrial base.

 

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This system is an automated email system that will allow us to efficiently and effectively answer questions you may have. Inquiries can be sent to answerdesk@airforcesmallbiz.org

What's New

 

USAF Small Business Spend By State

Click here to see what the Air Force obligated by state for small businesses.

Air Force Small Biz New URL

Air Force Small Business Programs has a new site and URL!!! Stay up to date with the latest Air Force small business information here:

http://www.airforcesmallbiz.af.mil/


SBA Self Certification Tool

SBA has posted a tool to assist small business owners with the WOSB/EDWOSB self-certification process. Learn more HERE

AFWERX DC

The Air Force and VT-ARC have collaborated to launch the AFWERX DC Hub. AFWERX DC serves as the key link between the Vegas Innovation Hub and AFWERX Corporate in the Pentagon

AFWERX Vegas

The mission of AFWERX Vegas is to serve the needs of the Air Force by addressing tough challenges. We are a dynamic, tech-curious, committed to scouting and designing innovative solutions to benefit the Air Force

FY18 Air Force Mentor Protégé Program

The Air Force Mentor Protégé Program (MPP) Office is seeking eligible mentors for participation in the Department of Defense (DoD) MPP through this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). 

 


Small Business Programs


SBIR

DoD’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program invests more than $1 billion each year in small business technology.


WOSB

The Air Force Office of Small Business Programs is committed to providing the most effective and innovative methods of assistance to meet the needs of Women-Owned Small Businesses.
 

MENTOR PROTEGE
           
Eligible small businesses have the ability to develop their qualifications and ability to compete for prime contracts and subcontract awards by partnering with large businesses.

HUBZONE

Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) is an economically distressed area as determined by the Small Business Administration (SBA).

8(a)

A small disadvantaged business is a small firm owned by one or more individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged.

VOSB

The Air Force Office of Small Business Programs recognizes that U.S. military veterans have provided invaluable service to the nation in times of peace and war.

          

Locate A Small Business Specialist

  Our Small Business Professionals have direct relationships with major commands and bases throughout the country and possess the expertise to help your company identify and respond to every type of procurement opportunity the Air Force offers. You can find all small business specialists on our Locate a Small Business Specialist page by clicking HERE
 

Events

2018 Alliance Northwest
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, March 15, 2018 8:20 AM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, March 15, 2018 3:40 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

2018 Alliance Northwest

 

Click here for 2018 Agenda

Register Today for Alliance Northwest – March 15, 2018
Puyallup, WA

The 2018 Alliance Northwest Government Contracting Training & Outreach Event is the largest event of its kind in the Pacific NW!  The event features:

  • Keynote speakers
  • 100+ booth tradeshow
  • Nine quality training sessions for government contractors
  • One-on-one meetings with government agency representatives and prime contractors
  • & More!

Businesses interested in selling in government marketplace will benefit by attending this one-of-a-kind event.  In addition to the networking between government and business, attendees hear an updated forecast of opportunities as well as the latest trends in the marketplace.

Government agencies and prime contractors at all levels (federal, state, and local) benefit from the quality outreach that takes place at the event. Find proteges, connect with current suppliers/subcontractors, and hear what’s new in the marketplace.

Alliance Northwest Testimonials

“Alliance continues to be the best conference in the Pacific Northwest that brings together small businesses, large businesses, and government agencies to effectively grow small business opportunities.” ~Victor Valdez, Belarde Company

“It was worth the 600 mile trip to attend!” ~Great Lustgraaf, Shelby Distribution, Missoula, MT

“Alliance is a wonderful bridge between large business, small business and government entities within the private sector.” ~ Diana Britting, The Dutra Group

“Alliance Northwest is a ‘don’t miss it’ event if you are at all serious about doing business with the government – local, state, or federal.  The attendees are a strong representation of who’s-who in the contracting world. It will be well worth your time!” ~Kathryn Townsend, West Sound Workforce

“Alliance Northwest is a great way to start, network and get your name out to the big companies and other businesses like ours.” ~Joshua Long, Dungeness Construction Corp.

“Our company has been attending Alliance Northwest for a number of years and the show just keeps getting better and better.  The networking opportunities are amazing and we always walk away with new business connections to pursue.”  ~ Jake Jedlicka, Fedbid, Inc.

 

Want tips and tricks on how to prepare for Alliance NW?
Visit our Preparing for Alliance NW Webinar for some ideas!

Do you have questions about Alliance Northwest?

Refunds must be
requested NO LATER THAN 2/28. Attendee
refunds are subject to a $30 service
charge, exhibit space refunds are subject
to a $150 service charge. There is no
refund for advertising or sponsorship.

Contact George Sharp for more details:

360-464-6043 | info@alliancenorthwest.org

Owned by Jeffery.Thatcher On Wednesday, March 07, 2018