ALERT: Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) moving to

By Maureen Jamieson, Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) is moving to starting on November 8, 2019. What is FBO? FBO (commonly known as FedBizOpps) is how contracting organizations across the federal government post notices on proposed contract actions (valued at more than $25,000). These notices, or “procurement opportunities,” include solicitations, pre-solicitations, sole source justifications, and other notices. […]

Maryland Business Pulse – Inc 5000 Names Maryland’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2019

A Message from Kelly I recently spoke with Maryland’s Daily Record for its “Path to Excellence: A Woman’s Guide to Business” magazine. It’s been exciting to learn about all the different resources available to businesses in the state, and especially, why Maryland is a great place for women entrepreneurs.       Inc. 5000 Names […]

MBDA FPC Partnering to Scale Business Opportunity and ConnectionForum on August 13th

Over 200 small and medium-sized businesses are expected to attend the MBDA FPC Partnering to Scale Business Opportunity and Connection Forum on August 13th. To register, please visit The purpose of the event is to: Learn how to build sustainable relationships with federal government agencies Gain relevant tips to help you compete as a federal […]

SBA Announces Funding Competition to Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs

SBA Announces Funding Competition to Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs July 22, 2019 News Release, U.S. Small Business Administration WASHINGTON – The  U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $150,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to service-disabled […]

Maryland B2G Events: Insights on Business to Government and Contracting Opportunities

To register for all events, please click here! Maryland B2G Events B2G event updates from Helga Weschke, Director, Federal Business Relations, Maryland Department of Commerce, Office of Military and Federal Affairs. For more information about the events, please contact the organizer. GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIP FOR TODAY Did you miss the 2019 Joint Base Andrews Small […]

Purple Line Transit Constructors, June 2019 Newsletter

RECENT CONTRACT AWARDS  Dimensional Products, Inc. (DBE) – Crash Barrier Accessories Supply Primeline Utility Services Holdings (non-DBE) – Utilities (U303 Overhead Pepco) Traffic Engineering Services (DBE) – Maintenance of Traffic CONTRACTOR SPOTLIGHT We recently spoke with Joseph Williams, Sr., Founder and Owner of DBE certified firm District Safety Products, Inc., about his company’s history and […]

Prime Contracting Opportunities with MDOT

Are you a small business looking for Prime Contracting opportunities with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)?  Consider becoming certified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) firm.  The SBE Program is a race and gender neutral program providing Prime Contracting opportunities to  small businesses on federally-aided projects with MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), MDOT […]