More Government Contracts Being Awarded to WOSB

March 18, 2016 SBA: Federal Government Breaks Contracting Record for Women-Owned Small Businesses Source: SBA, Miguel Ayala, March 2, 2016 For the first time, federal government hits women’s contracting goal; 5.05 percent or $17.8 billion awarded to Women-Owned Small Businesses; Senior Administration … Continued

New NAICS for WOSB and EDWOSB set-asides!

March 7, 2016 Expanded list of Industries eligible for WOSB set-asides released APTAC Staff article Effective Wednesday, March 3, SBA made major changes to the Women’s contracting program. Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015, a study was … Continued

WOSB Still Disadvantaged Winning Government Contracts

February 3, 2016 Businesses Owned by Women Less Likely to Win U.S. Contracts, Study Shows Source: The New York Times, Jackie Calmes, February 2, 2016 The odds of businesses owned by women winning a federal contract are about 21 percent lower than … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Certification of WOSB and EDWOSB

December 28, 2015 Certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) Source: SBA, Claudia Rodgers, December 23, 2015 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking input and comments on certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on WOSB/EDWOSB Certification

December 18, 2015 Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking poses many questions – Deadline February 16,2016 In today’s Federal Register, SBA published a somewhat unusually crafted “advance notice of proposed rulemaking” regarding the certifications of Woman-owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically … Continued

Will the SBA Implement a WOSB Certification Program?

December 5, 2015 Inspector General: SBA Should Implement WOSB Certification Program Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, November 2, 2015 The SBA should implement a women-owned small business certification program, according to the SBA’s own Inspector General. In a recent report on … Continued

Last Chance for Vendors to be Added to SeaPort-e Contracts

December1, 2015 Rolling Admissions Special Notice for Seaport This special notice is to inform vendors that after this Rolling Admission period, there are no plans to add new vendors to the current SeaPort-e program. Synopsis – Rolling Admissions Fiscal Year … Continued