On 9/14/2015, SBA published the Final Rule to implement long-awaited sole-source authority for the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program. Sole source awards under the program can be made starting October 14th, 2015.
I'm hosting a free 30-minute webinar on Thursday, September 14th to share all the details -- check it out and register today
THANK YOU to Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) for tireless, determined and effective advocacy on this issue. WIPP members will receive a one-pager that they can share with contract officers and OSDBU offices. Not a WIPP member? This is a super example of why you should be.
Expect that you're still going to have to work hard to get sole-sourced. Just because your buyer CAN sole source to you doesn't mean she HAS TO, or even feels comfortable doing that. Here's how to pave the way for your first sole-source federal contract award - whether you're WOSB, SDOVSB, 8(a), or HUBZone. MORE==>