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Date:  09/25/2015

Dallas/Fort Worth District Office Newsletter

Brought to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration

SBA 8(a) Certification Workshop, October 6, 2015

The D/FW Minority Business Development Agency Business Center in conjunction with D/FW Minority Supplier Development Council will be presenting an SBA 8(a) Certification Workshop. >Read more

OPEN for Government Contracting: Success Series in Dallas, October 6, 2015

The SBA will be participating in the American Express Open Contract Connections, a NO COST event scheduled for October 6, 2015 which offers small businesses exclusive one-on-one meetings with federal, state and local government buyers.  > Read more 


AmCon Design & Manufacturing Expo, October 6 - 7, 2015

The SBA Dallas/Fort Worth District Office staff will be participating in the AmCon Design & Manufacturing Expo in Plano, Texas on October 6 – 8, 2015 at the Irving Convention Center. >Read more

Disclaimer: SBA’s participation in any of these events does not constitute an endorsement of the contractor, the events or any products, opinions or services.


By the Federal Times

5 things contractors need to know during a shutdown

If the federal government closes its doors on Oct. 1, it won’t be like past shutdowns for one big reason: contractors.> Read more 


The evolving competitive landscape

The past six months have set the stage for a significant competitive shift in the government technology solutions market, as companies adapt to changing procurement dynamics, budget priorities, and public valuation trends.  >Read more

New Authority Will Bolster Women-Owned Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today issued a final rule authorizing federal agencies to award sole-source contracts to women-owned small businesses eligible for the Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program. >Read more

How to Prepare your Business to Graduate from the 8(a) Program

Hundreds of small businesses enter the SBA’s 8(a) business development program each year, but when those companies graduate, continued success and favor isn’t a given.  >Read more