U.S. Air Force Office of Small Business Programs

U.S. Air Force Office of Small Business Programs Building the Future of the Air Force through Small Business Innovation. We understand that small businesses possess the innovation, efficiency, and agility to deliver cutting-edge solutions, and that’s why we’re here: to help your company effectively engage the Air Force—a partnership that can positively impact your bottom line while making a critical difference in our operations.
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Our office can help your small business in four ways: 1. Find Opportunities There are numerous procurement prospects within the Air Force, and it is our mission to help you target and secure them. We can help you find current and future opportunities that are just the right fit for your company. 2. Locate a Small Business Specialist Located throughout the country, our Small Business Professionals have direct relationships with major commands and bases, and possess the expertise to help your company respond to every type of procurement opportunity the Air Force offers. 3. Get Training Air Force Small Business provides an extensive support system to help your small business most effectively engage the Air Force. Located in most states, our Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) offer training and counseling on marketing, financial, and contracting issues. They also assist in identifying the procurement opportunities that are best suited for your small business. Staffed by professional business advisors, our Small Business Development Centers support your company’s growth and sustainability by providing assistance in the areas of financing, operations, management, and marketing. 4. Invite Us to Your Events We are always looking for new ways to connect with the public. Check out our Events Calendar to see when we’ll be in your area. If you would like a representative from our office to participate in one of your company’s upcoming events, please complete an Event Participation Request form. Get started today by visiting www.airforcesmallbiz.af.mil

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08/28/2020
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08/28/2020
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