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Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions! at USDOE’16 in Atlanta

Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions to Grow Your Business!



In the course of spending hundreds of billions of dollars each fiscal year, federal agencies leverage a number of 27080785_ml keep it simpleprocurement methods to purchase goods and services to support operational needs. One of the easiest and more efficient methods (by design) is known as the Simplified Acquisition Procedures or SAP.

The Simplified Acquisition Procedures are used by over sixty (60) federal agencies, boards and commissions, and represents one of the few areas of government spending realizing consistent increases. In fact, while the overall government spend has decreased by nearly $100 billion from FY2009 to FY2015, spending under Simplified Acquisitions has increased an average of one billion dollars each fiscal year during the same period.

20151230 SAP Obligations FY09 thru FY15Did we mention purchases under the Simplified Acquisition Threshold are reserved for small business concerns?

This interactive presentation will provide attendees a solid background on:Featured Image -- 4523

  • what Simplified Acquisitions are,
  • how they are used by various federal agencies,
  • how much agencies spend under this purchase method,
  • what goods and services are procured,
  • competition,
  • award types used,
  • how to find contacts and opportunities related to Simplified Acquisitions using FPDS-NG and FBO.gov,
  • and much more!

asbc rgbThis two-part session will be hosted on May 25, 2016 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from 10:15AM to 12:30PM and will be facilitated by Guy Timberlake of The American Small Business Coalition, who leveraged Simplified Acquisitions in the early in his career to capture his first million dollar contract with the Navy in support of pilot training systems. Most recently Guy advised a member company and their government client in leveraging Simplified Acquisitions that resulted in the issuance of a sole source Simplified Acquisition purchase valued at $2.5M at the end of fiscal year 2014.

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How about some networking after the conference? Visit this link http://www.theasbc.org/event/B2GBizAtlanta for details.


About Editor-in-Chief Visionary

Go-To-Guy Timberlake is the Editor-in-Chief Visionary of GovConChannel and oversees the creation and curation of relevant and timely 'News And Information That Matters To Small Government Contractors.'


2 thoughts on “Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions! at USDOE’16 in Atlanta

  1. Reblogged this on GovConChannel and commented:

    Thanks to everyone who attended my sessions at the 2016 Department of Energy Small Business Conference in Atlanta. ‘Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions’ is one of my favorite programs and I appreciate the wonderful and sincere feedback like this note I received today:

    Hello Guy,

    Thanks for attending the DOE Small Business Expo. As a very new business, I found your presentation to be the most useful I attended. I gained more practical, actionable information in 2 hours with you than I had in 10 hours of local SBDC courses. As an engineer, I particularly appreciated the fact that you backed up your recommendations with real data. As a business owner, I liked the overview on how to find details that offer an real competitive advantage: Who’s buying? What are they buying? From whom? How much are they currently paying? I’m afraid I can’t offer much in the way of constructive criticism; I’m not yet familiar enough with the government contracting landscape to evaluate the content of your presentation. From the perspective of a newbie to the industry, I can’t think of a single thing you should change.

    Best Regards,

    Steven Rizea
    President, P.E.
    Rizea Engineering LLC


    Posted by Editor-in-Chief Visionary | June 1, 2016, 19:35


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