16th DOE Annual Small Business Forum & Expo

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), is having their 16th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo. The event's objective is to network small business owners from around the country with different agency officials, contracting representatives, and other experts in the industry. Small business owners have an opportunity [...]

April 21st, 2017|DOE, Events, News, Resources, Small Business|

Celebrating National Small Business Week

Every year since 1993, the President of the United States announces the dates for the National Small Business Week (NSBW). This year, the NSBW starts on April 30th and ends on May 6th, 2017. As part of the NSBW, the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners around the nation. These entrepreneurs have demonstrated [...]

March 27th, 2017|Awards, Events, News, SBA, Small Business|

SCORE’s Live Webinar: Business Model Canvas

SCORE offers a variety of live webinars that are beneficial to small business owners. These webinars help companies gain insight on specific fields of business. This particular webinar is called "Overcome the Fear of Business Planning by Using the Business Model Canvas (BMC)".  It focuses on how to make the process easier when writing a business [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Events, News, Resources, SCORE, Small Business|

Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s FY 2015 Annual Report Summary

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) has released its FY 2015 Annual Report Summary. It contains information on how the DOE is utilizing Small Businesses to complete nearly 6.5 Billion dollars worth of contracts through different opportunities and initiatives. The report also has a message from the Director of the DOE [...]

February 1st, 2017|DOE, Events, Resources, Small Business, WOSB|

Applications are being Accepted for the 2017 National Small Business Week Awards

Do you have a small business success story?  If so, applications are being accepted for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) National Small Business Week awards.  Winners will be announced during the week of April 30-May 6, 2017, in several categories, such as:  Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation, [...]

September 30th, 2016|Awards, Events, Small Business|

SBA Webinar on Women-Owned Small Business Contracting Program

SBA is hosting a webinar called, "What you need to Know about the Women-Owned Business Contracting Program". The SBA webinar will cover topics like, WOSBs vs. EDWOSBs, eligibility requirements, and provide a step by step instruction through the General Login System (GLS) process of becoming a self-certified EDWOSB/WOSB. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, March 29, [...]

March 24th, 2016|Events, Resources, Small Business, WOSB|

Nominations for Small Business Week Awards Open

The Small Business Administration is asking for nominations for the “2016 National Small Business Week Awards”.  If your small business has an amazing success story then submit your nomination online here, by 3:00 PM ET on January 11, 2016.  Winners will be announced during National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016.

January 7th, 2016|Events, Small Business|

DOE announces inaugural National Cleanup Workshop

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its first ever National Cleanup Workshop to be held on September 29-30, 2015 in Arlington, VA.  Discussion topics include planned cleanup of some of the 107 sites across the U.S. (MAP), developing new cleanup technology, and improving contract and project management, to name a few. DOE officials will [...]

September 16th, 2015|Events|

Happy 62nd Birthday, SBA!

Did you know that the U.S. Small Business Administration was founded on July 30, 1953?  Although earlier agencies were based on similar philosophies and ideas, the SBA was created to “aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns” as stated in the 1953 Small Business Act. Today, the [...]

August 5th, 2015|Events|

The Department of Energy Environmental Management Budget & Performance

The DOE EM Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request and distribution of those funds is now posted on the website: The U.S. Small Business Administration celebrates the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week: Since 1963, the SBA has celebrated National Small Business Week.  This June 17-21, 2013, the events will take place in Seattle, Dallas, [...]

November 12th, 2014|Events, Resources|