The unique regulatory landscape of Government Contracting makes it difficult for new or commercial businesses to enter the space. Fortunately, the Government has created several programs to assist companies looking to enter the Federal market. These opportunities certainly help these new-entrants. However, they also provide subcontracting opportunities for more traditional government contractors. Maria Panichelli explores how both new market entrants and existing contractors looking to subcontract may use these unique programs to create opportunities that help both classes of company.
Small Business Eligibility
- What is a “small” business and why does it matter? NAICS Codes and Size Standards
- What are “set aside” contracts?
- Learn the eligibility requirements for 8(a), HUBZone, VOSB/SDVOSB and EDOWSB programs
- Do a deep dive into “unconditional” ownership and control issues affecting eligibility
- Learn about the issue of affiliation
- Identify most common eligibility pitfalls and how to avoid them