Government Contracts

North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS)
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
SBA: Government Contracting 101 Federal Agencies Procurement and Acquisition Sites
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
What Is a Small Business?
All Small Mentor Protege Programm (SBA). The U.S. Department of State Mentor Protege Program was suspended due to the SBA initiative to create the government-wide “All Small Mentor Protege Program” program for all socio-economic categories of small businesses.

Federal Organizations and Contacts

Federal OSDBU Directors Inter-agency Council
SBA Contracting Area Directors
SBA Procurement Center Representatitves (PCRs)

Small Business Assistance Resource Partners

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)
Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCs)
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)
Women’s Business Centers

Socioeconomic Set-Aside Programs


Global Trade

Business Information Database System (BIDS) – Foreign Government Opportunities, shared by the US Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
U.S. Department of Commerce –
U.S. International Trade Administration
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of International Trade
U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls – ITARS/Import & Export Licenses 
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Commercial and Business Affairs
U.S. Trade and Development Agency

Industry Associations

AFCEA International
American Council for Technology (ACT) and Industry Advisory Council (IAC) “ACT-IAC”
HUBZone Chamber of Commerce
HUBZone Contractors National Council
International Stability Operations Association (ISOA)
National 8(a) Association
National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
National Veterans Small Business Coalition
Professional Services Council (PSC)
Small Business Association of International Companies (SBAIC)
Small & Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)
U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) and VIP International 
Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

U.S. Department of State

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