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Develop a Strategy – Execute with Knowledge

Posted by Allen Shipes on Nov 6, 2014

Doing business with the Federal Government requires focus and commitment.  In order to implement focus, companies need to establish a “Strategy” or “Plan”.  The term “Strategy” can sometimes be overused but is very often...

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Why You Should Respond to Sources Sought

Posted by Allen Shipes on Oct 27, 2014

There is a myth out there in industry…”If an opportunity is on FBO, it is too late”.  This myth is absolutely untrue and for the naysayers, have a look at FAR 19.  The Government utilizes the Sources Sought and Request for Information tools as a mean...

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State and Local Data Now Available

Posted by Mike Wray on Jul 24, 2014

Announcing the integration of state, county, and city procurement opportunities. Bidspeed is dedicated to bringing you the most opportunities possible, and the recent addition of this new data in a bold step in the path of our vision. Our new support staff and network...

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What we’ve learned

Posted by rreid on Jan 27, 2014

When we launched Bidspeed almost 4 years ago we had a somewhat different vision of where we would end up. Our first thought was that we were a tool that would help tame the madness that is Federal contracting. So we built that, and, as far as we can tell from our...

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Increase to Small Business Contracting Goal 23-25% Enforced

Posted by Mike Wray on Feb 10, 2012

Small businesses could see themselves benefiting from new legislation being passed. To enforce that small busiensses contracring rules are followed, on Jan. 31 the Governemtn Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting Act was passed. This bill raises the annual...

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2011 MacDill SDVOSB/VOSB Taking the Steps to Success Conference & Expo

Posted by Mike Wray on Nov 18, 2011

We will be at the 2011 MacDill conference on Dec 7-8, in Tampa, Fl at booth #722. Meet us at the conference, which is a great opportunity for your company to increase its market exposure, showcase goods and services, maximize business partnerships and increase sales....

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OSDBU Procurement Conference

Posted by rreid on Apr 20, 2011

Bidspeed will be in booth 565 at the OSDBU Procurement Conference – http://www.fbcinc.com/osdbu. If you’re attending the conference, please stop by our booth and meet our team.

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Bidspeed is a sponsor at the APTAC conference

Posted by rreid on Mar 20, 2011

If you are attending the APTAC conference please stop by our booth and see what’s happening at Bidspeed. If you are checking in Sunday night please stop by and see us in the Miami room from 7:00 – 10:00.

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IEEE’s Orange County Entrepreneurs’ Network Event

Posted by rreid on Aug 2, 2010

Mike Wray, Bidspeed’s Director of Business Development will be presenting at the IEEE’s Orange County Entrepreneurs’ Network event Saturday, August 21. The event is Free for all IEEE, OCEN, SCVN, and ECSC members as well as those who are exploring...

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Gold Coast

Posted by rreid on Jul 15, 2010

Bidspeed will be in Booth 203 at the Navy Gold Coast show August 17th and 18th. If you plan to attend please stop by and meet us. If you are interested in spending a couple of days in sunny San Diego, here the show link:...

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GSA Opening Doors

Posted by rreid on Jul 14, 2010

Several of us from Bidspeed will be an exhibitor at the upcoming GSA Opening Doors trade show in Los Angeles, August 9-11. If you are planning to attend please stop by and see us. The conference should be very useful to you if you are considering a GSA Schedule or...

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Staying Optimistic

Posted by rreid on Jan 26, 2010

The news in 2009 wasn’t good and you felt it. In a report released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) the optimism index dropped 0.8 points, making November the sixth consecutive month the index has been below 90. It’s a good report, you...

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