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JULY 2023

28 Virginia PTAC hosts Webinar: How to Ask for More Money - REAs vs. Claims


1 Maryland PTAC hosts Webinar: Foreign Ownership, Influence & Control for Fed’l Contractors

1-2 Federal Training Partnership hosts Y-12 & ORNL Nat Labs Cyber Series Email for more information

2 Wisconsin Procurement Institute hosts 17th Annual Wisconsin Government Opportunities Business Conference, Truax Field Air National Guard Base, Madison, WI

3 GSA OSDBU hosts Small Business Works 2023 Training and Matchmaking Event (virtual)

3 CBDA hosts In-Person Dinner and Networking, Arlington, VA https://capitalbusinessdevelopment

3 NVSBC hosts Norfolk Networking Lunch, Norfolk, VA

4 SBA hosts Veteran Small Business Resource Brief (Online)

8 Women in Homeland Security hosts Lunch with Amanda Damewood, director of user experience, USCIS, Reston, VA

17 VA OSDBU hosts Webinar: GSA Schedule Basics Part 1 (Part 2 on Aug. 24)

22-23 HUBZone Contractors National Council hosts National HUBZone Conference 2023, Leesburg, VA ($50 Discount for SAA subscribers; Code HZConf23Partner)

24 DHS OSDBU hosts 8(a) and SDB Outreach

24 VA OSDBU hosts GSA Schedule Basics Part 2

31 Women in Homeland Security hosts Lunch with Dina Thompson, Deputy Head of Contracting Activity, TSA, Alexandria, VA


1 SBA hosts Veteran Small Business Resource Brief (Online)

12 Federal Training Partnership hosts USDA HQ Technology & IT Day Email for more information

13-14 13th Annual Peak Cyber Summit: Fort Carson/Peterson Space Force Base/Schriever Space Force Base Email for more information

21-22 AFCEA OKC Cyber & Tech Forum: Tinker AFB, OK Email for more information


2 Epic CBDA Fall Golf Tournament, Fairfax, VA

4 DOT|FAA Cyber Symposium Email for more information 5 SAVE THE DATE - Women in Defense Greater Hampton Roads chapter hosts 2023 Annual Professional Day

10 SAVE THE DATE - AMEX, WIPP & SBA host ChallengeHER, Washington, DC area 10-11 Dept of Energy/Nevada National Security Site, NNSS Email for more information

17 NAWBO hosts 2023 National Women’s Business Conference, Austin, TX

17 Federal Training Partnership hosts HUD Cyber Summit Email for more information

17-19 Defense Leadership Forum is hosting the 2023 Pacific Defense Contracting Summit, Honolulu, HI

19 Jennifer Schaus & Associates hosts Webinar GSA Schedules - Requirements & Strategies For Success

26 Federal Training Partnership hosts Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Cyber Day Email for more information


8 NVSBC hosts 2023 Awards Gala, Arlington, VA

8-9 SAVE THE DATE - NVBDC hosts Annual Matchmaking Conference, Indianapolis, IN


6-7 CyberMaryland Conference 2023, College Park, MD


5-7 SAVE THE DATE - National 8(a) Association 2024 National Small Business Conference, Atlanta, GA

MAY 2024

21-24 SAVE THE DATE - NVSBC hosts VETS24 Conference; location TBD

Inside this edition:

Small biz federal procurement reached $162.9B in FY22: SBA

Judge hits 8(a) eligibility

4Q rush to spend $217B

SBA’s 64 new rules by Dec. 31

House NDAA cuts diversity programs

House panel OKs GOP bills

CIO-SP3 until April 29, 2024

Polaris RFP update

Column: Federal Court Prohibits SBA’s Use of Rebuttable Presumption for 8(a) Program

Washington Insider:

  • GSA’s new search tool for Native small biz
  • NASA regs comments by Aug. 14
  • Inflation adjustments for sizes & thresholds

Clarification on debt default

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