Articles tagged with : contract vehicle

An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 2 | Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

Date: July 29, 2021 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm U.S. EDT | Virtual Location: ONLINE, LIVE, FREE WEBINAR Click to register Join us for the second part of our free two-part series examining the Federal Government acquisition and source selection life cycle with our experts in DOD, GSA, and civilian agency acquisition and source selections. We'll discuss: Bidder Discussions – What is the government’s approach to conducting discussions? Making the Award – What are the government’s approach and considerations in making the source selection? Part 1 covered procurement planning and proposal evaluations – click to watch the webinar replay and download the presentation Part 2 covers government discussions and source selection (July 29, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT)  Can’t make our live event? Register anyway, and we’ll send our webinar recording to you! Who should attend: Our two webinars let you ask questions and listen to experts with first-hand knowledge of source selection and evaluation...

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Contracting 101: Start with Patience and Value

There are no real shortcuts to becoming a government contractor.

By Joyce Bosc Small businesses with big aspirations often look to government for sales opportunities, but the size of that government-sales undertaking can be overwhelming. Yes, smaller jobs may be sold to government through a simple purchase order, but true success in getting government business takes more. To become established as a trusted government contractor, your company must be prepared for a resource-intensive process that might take as long as two years. The commitment is big, but the successes can be even bigger. There are no real shortcuts to becoming a government contractor. However, an understanding of available government support services and tools can make navigating the process simpler and more efficient. An emerging type of service provider for aspiring contractors is the business development consultant. Often retired from government or from established contracting firms, many consultants offer proposal writing, training and capture management planning to anticipate government sales needs...

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