Considering the GSA’s number one commitment is to communicate with its vendor, it is important to note that this communication includes both small business and their subgroups as well.
Looking to get the best understanding of government contracting and small business? Visit the IAE (Integrated Awards Environment) website. It is loaded with information and explanations to help steer you in the right direction.
Of course it is a no-brainier when it comes to our veterans and their small veteran-owned business. They should always come first. They put their lives on the line for our freedom, right? Since 2006, the Veterans Administration has the sole responsibility regarding contracts and set-asides when it comes to both disabled veteran-owned and veteran-owned small business.
WOSB…a new amendment in the Small Business Act, giving both women-owned and disadvantaged (economically) women-owned businesses what they call set-asides as long as you can meet certain criteria. Always more criteria!!!
A small business is basically a business that is unable to get the bidding opportunities that the “Big Guys” get. It is important that the government give the small guy the same opportunities afforded the larger businesses by offering special breaks to give them a step up into the big leagues