HUBZone Changes Explained

August 9, 2016 HUBZone Program: SBA Final Rule Brings Significant Changes Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, July 27, 2016 The HUBZone program will see significant changes to its rules as a result of major SBA changes set to take effect in … Continued

The Federal Services Marketplace is Shifting

4 Government Contracting Trends to Watch in 2016 Castlemar Consulting’s Mark Abel examines four contracting trends for 2016. Source: Washington Exec, Article written by Mark Abel, published October 1, 2016 Today’s times represent an ongoing shift in the federal services … Continued

Illinois PTAC Awards 2015 Small Business of the Year Award

Award honors small business entrepreneurship Source: Quad-City Business Journal, Article published Jul 9, 2015 Brenda Gillman, president of PakSource in Rock Island, has received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at … Continued

Mississippi SBA Seeking 8(a) and HUBZONE Eligible Firms

SBA Mississippi statewide application & destination HUBZone conferences In national and statewide efforts, the Mississippi SBA is currently seeking firms that may be eligible for its 8(a) and HUBZone Programs for two primary purposes:  To increase applications and to expand … Continued

Deidra Sutton Named 2015 Minority Small Business Champion

University of Houston PTAC Advisor Sutton Recognized by SBA’s Houston District The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) congratulations Deidra Sutton for being named 2015 Minority Small Business Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) Houston District. Sutton, … Continued

GSA Small Business First Fair – June 17th

The General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Small Business Utilization has announced they are holding a “Small Business First” Fair at their Washington, DC headquarters on June 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This event will focus on … Continued

Small Business Owner Lied to Secure HUBZone Contracts

Sentencing postponed for former construction company owner A former Stark County business owner will have to wait a little longer to find out his fate. On Monday, U.S. District Judge John R. Adams continued the sentencing hearing for William “Buster” … Continued