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    Feb 5, 2015

    COO Tony Simon joins panel on TNCs

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    Tony Simon and National Limousine Association board member Robert Alexander

    Tony Simon and National Limousine Association board member Robert Alexander

    Likening ride-hailing services to “organized hitchhiking,” COO Tony Simon represented the livery industry’s perspective on Transportation Network Companies at a recent breakfast panel hosted by GovPartners, an Ashburn-based company that specializes in government acquisition support service. About 50 transportation executives from private companies and government entities such as the DC Taxicab Commission and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority attended the event, which took place Feb. 4 at Clyde’s in Tysons.

    Other panelists at the event included:

    • Nick Ramfos, director of Alternative Commute Programs for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
    • Aaron Brandenburg, an economist and statistical information manager for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
    • Professor Matthew W. Daus, president of International Association of Transportation Regulators and partner at Windels Marx

    Click here to watch Tony Simon’s presentation in full:

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    Oct 24, 2011

    s the federal government one of your customers? Last year more than 80 federal agencies and departments purchased in excess of $275 million in goods and services from 235 New Hampshire based small businesses. 109 of these companies were owned by veterans and they accounted for sales to federal agencies totaling more than $50 million.

    These purchases had values from the hundreds of dollars up into the millions. As the world's largest buyer of products and services the U.S. government is committed to purchasing a portion of these from veteran owned and service disabled veteran owned businesses. How do veterans get to participate in marketing and selling to federal agencies?

    While it can seem like a daunting task to add the federal government as a key customer, it is being done by more and more businesses each year. More importantly, help is available to guide you through the process of identifying and responding to sales opportunities.

    To help you get started in the right direction in navigating the government contracting process, representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) along the NH Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) will be presenting an overview of how the government contracting process works and how you can get started. These presentations will be made at four two-hour seminars in the months ahead. The seminars are presented for free to participants however due to space limitations pre-registration is required.

    Dates & Locations:

    — November 9, 2011 Hesser College -- Manchester (1:30 ¿ 3:30 p.m.)

    — February 1, 2012 Hesser College -- Salem (1:30 ¿ 3:30 p.m.)

    — May 2, 2012 Hesser College -- Portsmouth (1:30 ¿ 3:30 p.m.)

    — June 20, 2012 Hesser College -- Nashua (1:30 ¿ 3:30 p.m.)

    For registration, questions or additional information contact Rachael Roderick at the U.S. Small Business Administration office in Concord 603-225-1603, email: or Miguel Moralez at or 603-225-1601.  For Details - Click Here.

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    Sep 7, 2011

    Join Unanet Technologies for this Free Webinar
    Tuesday, September 13
    1:00 - 2:00 PM EST

    This free web seminar for consulting and services organizations will show the benefits of a web-based Time and Expense Reporting solution that reduces administration effort by 90% and enables compliance with Federal Government DCAA (Defense Contract Audit Agency) reporting requirements.

    More than 750 organizations use Unanet with QuickBooks, Deltek, Microsoft Dynamics and other accounting systems to achieve visibility in real-time into project hours, costs and comments. In addition to reducing administrative and approval effort and satisfying reporting rules for DCAA auditors, Unanet ensures correct Per Diem expense reporting based on geography.

    Unanet also supports Earned Value (EVMS), resource planning and forecasting, and provides performance management for your projects and people.

    Unanet software is accessed via your web browser and hosted in either our secure data center or on your own servers, and can be deployed within just a few weeks.

    After registration, you will receive an email confirmation with your login information for joining the webinar.

    To Register, click here.

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    Sep 2, 2011

    Want to learn more about GSA's State and Local programs? Join the webinar for a brief overview.

    Webinar: Introduction to GSA State and Local Programs

    Want to learn more about GSA's State and Local programs? Join the webinar to get a brief overview on:

    Cooperative Purchasing
    1122 Program
    Disaster Recovery Purchasing
    Public Health Emergencies

    Date/Time: SEP 8, 2011 - 1:00pm EST

    1. Simply click on to Join.
    2. Turn up your computer speakers for sound, and chat in any questions you have.
    3. OPTIONAL: You may Dial 1/877-783-3073, passcode 1967262 if you need to speak and do not have a computer microphone/headset.

    If you have questions about the Webinar please email Click here to register online.


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    Jul 13, 2011

    The FOSE Conference serves the federal, state and local government technology market as well as the broader international and commercial technology community as a forum for bridging ideas and innovations between the public and private sector—and provides forward-looking view of upcoming federal IT initiatives that impact the private sector.

    Maximizing End of FY Sales: 30 Tips in 60 Minutes

    When: Thursday, July 21
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Government Solutions Theater #2

    In good times, the end of the Federal FY is a time to reap the rewards of hard work done during the year. During an FY with a perpetual continuing resolution, the end of FY represents a time when you truly need to maximize your share of the much smaller pie. The tactics used during the final months of the FY will determine your success or failure for the year. Those attending this session will hear from seasoned veterans on how to achieve the maximum results in an otherwise tough year.  Check out all of the Free workshops.

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    Jul 13, 2011

    While Washington, D.C., swelters under scorching heat, Denver offered cool, pleasant weather and unusual heavy rains for the 1,300 people who journeyed to the city for the big annual meeting of the professional association of contracting professionals in industry and government., the National Contract Management Association World Congress.

    The overall atmosphere here reflects a fairly sour mood about the state of government contracting. Partly, the contractors (most contractors in NCMA are from the defense industry, and some are from IT) are realizing that contracting dollars are going to be really tight given the budget situation. But there also seems to be a feeling — among the government people as well as industry — that the system is still in a mode, dating to the George W. Bush years, of laying on more regulations, requirements and burdens that are hard for the government to meet given limited resources.

    Industry resents such regulations as attacks on their integrity and their bottom line. Read More.

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    Jul 8, 2011

    The Defense Intelligence Agency will host outreach events for small concerns interested in teaming on DIA contracts. These events will be held August 8, 11, and 12, 2011, in Conference Center Side B of the Defense Intelligence Analysis Center, Building 6000, Joint Base Bolling, Washington, DC, 20340. The events will be separated into eight 1.5 hour sessions. Each of the eight sessions will exhibit a DIA prime contractor. The purpose is to explain the primes’ processes for selecting team members, as well as describing what capabilities small firms should possess in order to be successful subcontractors. All small firms are welcome. However the focus will be HUBZone small businesses. Each session is limited to 2 representatives per firm with a maximum of 60 individuals.

    The sessions are scheduled as follows:

    Monday, August 8:

    * Session M1: SAIC, 10:00 – 11:30 am

    * Session M2: BAE, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

    * Session M3: L-3, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

    Thursday, August 11:

    * Session T1: BAH, 10:00 – 11:30 am

    * Session T2: CACI, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

    * Session T3: SRA, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

    Friday, August 12:

    * Session F1: Northrop Grumman, 10:00 – 11:30 am

    * Session F2: CTC, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

    Please respond to this announcement by COB Monday, August 1, 2011, via email to primary POC. State which session you would like to attend in your response. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you like, provided they are still open.

    For individuals who do not possess a community badge or TS/SCI clearance, please provide your full name, company name, date of birth, social security number, and country of citizenship in your response.
    Contracting Office Address:
    Bolling AFB, Bldg. 6000
    Washington, District of Columbia 20340-5100
    Place of Performance:
    Washington, District of Columbia 20340
    United States
    Primary Point of Contact.:
    Kenneth Hartwell
    Phone: 2022312166

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    Jul 8, 2011

    DLA Land & Maritime, Small Business Programs Office will be conducting a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Webinar on July 21, 2011 from 2:30PM until 3:30PM to instruct SDVOSBs how to do business with DLA Land & Maritime as we are searching for an unlimited number of SDVSOB Manufacturers that are interested in finding opportunities in manufacturing weapon system spare parts for land & maritime vehicles, electronics, and gun parts for the U.S. military.  We will be conducting a series of 1 hour seminars on a monthly basis and also will be there to answer your questions on any facet of not only doing business with us, but also with the DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia, PA and DLA Aviation in Richmond, VA.
    Contracting Office Address:
    P O Box 3990
    Columbus, Ohio 43218-3990
    United States
    Place of Performance:
    DLA Land & Maritime, Small Business Programs Office
    3990 East Broad Street

    Columbus, Ohio 43218
    United States
    Primary Point of Contact.:
    Dwight deWeaver
    Phone: 6146927935
    Fax: 6146926892
    Secondary Point of Contact:
    Vikki Hawthorne
    Phone: 6146924864
    Fax: 6146926892

    Tags: Sdvosb Dla
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    May 25, 2011

    Getting Back to Business Small Business Procurement Industry Fair, Thursday, June 23, 2011 @ African American Heritage Hall, 1701 Muhammed Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40203. For additional information, email:
    Contracting Office Address:
    USACE District, Louisville, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Place, Room 821, Louisville, KY 40202-2230
    Point of Contact(s):
    Jacque Gee, 502-315-6111

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    Mar 31, 2010

    Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has proclaimed National Small Business Week to recognize the contributions of small businesses to the economic well-being of America. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes this special impact made by outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners. In 2010, National Small Business Week will honor the estimated 27.2 million small businesses in America. Small businesses are major contributors to the strength of the American economy. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business. They also create 60-80 percent of new jobs in the country. Small businesses drive innovation, create 21st century jobs and increase U.S. competitiveness. More Info

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