Federal Agency and Large Prime Contractor Directories
Why it is important to get registered in these little-known private portals?
Government buyers typically search their in-house databases during preliminary market research before searching external sites like to SAM.gov or DSBS. If they find enough qualify companies on their in-house list, they may not expand their search at all.
Registering helps you gain visibility above your competitors.
FEDERAL AGENCY DIRECTORIES
EPA | Small Business Vendor Profile System (SBVPS)
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM | Supplier Diversity Program
NASA | Vendor Database (NVDB)
NAVY | Directory of HUBZone Businesses
NOAA | Small Business Profile Registration System
SEC | Diverse Vendor Database
LARGE PRIME CONTRACTORS
SMALL BUSINESS LIAISON OFFICES are the primary entry points for small businesses wanting to subcontract with large primes. In this session, Neil introduces five Small Business Liaison Officers from large prime contractors to discuss best practices and tips to help small businesses succeed as subcontractors. ( held live 25 June 2020)
- What SBLOs Do and Don’t Do
- Traits of Successful Small Business Partners
- Right and Wrong Way to Knock on Their Door
- How To Increase Chances to Get on Their Team
- Biggest Myths About Working with Large Primes