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USAF Small Business Spend By State

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

SAM UPDATE

There are delays to invoice payments due to Electronic Fund Transfer restrictions for new or renewing SAM accounts that are awaiting processing of a notarized letter in response to the recent SAM cyber hack. Additional details can be found HERE

 


DoD Procurement Forecasts

The Public DoD forecasting site should provide the full range of Air Force forecasted (1, 2, and 3-years) product and service requirements with an anticipated total awarded value (including options) greater than $5M per contract action regardless of funding appropriation (construction, FMS, services, etc.), based on the best information available. Visit the site 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

SB Guide for the Facility Clearance Process

What is a Facility Clearance (FCL)? Who can Sponsor a Facility Clearance ? Considering a Joint Venture(JV)? All these questions and more can be answered in the Defense Security Service (DSS) Small Business Guide Facility Clearance Process

 


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

Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) INDUSTRY OUTREACH SYMPOSIUM Small Business Event
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 4:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) INDUSTRY OUTREACH SYMPOSIUM Small Business Event

 7/26/2018
 7:45 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) 
 Open - 99 places remaining 
 7/25/2018 8:00 AM (EDT)
 $30.00 Registration Policies 

 Tammy J. Proffitt (571) 372-2591
 Virginia PTAP - Northern Virginia
 GMU Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA 22201

 Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting, Introductory Level, Market Research and Business Development, Other, Selling to Government, Subcontracting

Defense Human Resources Activity

INDUSTRY OUTREACH SYMPOSIUM

Small Business Event  

July 26, 2018

3351 Fairfax Drive, Founders Hall

Arlington, VA 22201

AGENDA

7:45AM – Check-in and Registration for Matchmaking Sessions

8:30AM – 9:30AM - 

Opening Remarks – William H. Booth, Director, Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA)

DHRA 101 – DHRA is a multi-faceted organization with a broad mission-set all around supporting service members and their families, DoD civilians, reservists and veterans.  Learn more about what our ten components do and where your services match our needs.

 - Contracting Directorate, Headquarters, DHRA

 - Tammy J. Proffitt, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, HQ, DHRA

Kick-off Component Opportunity Sessions (note: announce rooms and any particular details of presentation each component wants highlighted)

Break – Register for afternoon matchmaking sessions

9:45AM – Noon - Component Opportunity Sessions

Meet the leadership and program staff to learn about upcoming acquisitions, key programs, current challenges, and strategic direction of DHRA component organizations

1.   Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)

2.   Office of People Analytics (OPA)
      Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Services (DCPAS)
      Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

3.   Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO)
      Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)
      Headquarters, DHRA

4.   Sexual Assualt Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO)
      Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO)
      Defense Personnel and Family Support Center (DPFCS)

10:45pm – 1:00PM – Matchmaking Sessions

Vendors can register for 12 minute sessions with program officials from each component to introduce capabilities and ask questions.

1:00PM- Event concludes

 

Per DLA Guidelines, No Food or Drink will be served at this event. Places to Eat Near Arlington Campus

Metro access via the Virginia Square stop is less than 2 blocks away.

Parking is available in the Founders Hall garage (enter from Kirkwood Road).

For alternative parking options in the area, view this map or visit http://parkarlington.com/.

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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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