Matchmaking Small Business Industry Day in Austell
February 28, 2020 - The FAA Small Business Office participated in a Matchmaking event in Austell, GA on February 26th. The National Contract Management Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a Matchmaking Small Business Industry Day and the FAA’s SBO eastern service area representative attended. Read More
SBO Participated on a Government Panel in Atlanta
February 28, 2020 - The FAA Small Business Office (SBO) participated on a Government Panel in Atlanta, GA February 20 at the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Small Business Government Forum. Read More
FAA Transitions to Beta.SAM.gov
January 22, 2020 - All vendors interested in doing business with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will no longer be able to view contracting opportunities on the FAA Contracting Opportunities (FAACO) website. All contract opportunities and related announcements will be transitioning to beta.SAM.gov effective February 1, 2020. The FAACO.faa.gov website will no longer be active and vendors must go to the beta.SAM.gov Contract Opportunities website for FAA contract opportunities and related announcements. All active FAACO Announcements will transition to beta.SAM by January 31, 2020. To navigate to the beta.SAM.gov website, click here.
All vendors that require access to additional functionality beyond the basic public search function in beta.SAM.gov will need to create an account in beta.SAM.gov as your account details from FAACO will not be transferred. For additional information, please navigate to the following links;
- Visit the beta.SAM.gov Learning Center,
- For more detailed information regarding beta.SAM.gov, visit the beta.SAM.gov information website,
- Visit the beta.SAM.gov Learning Center Library, or
- Additional assistance is being provided by the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs). To locate the center nearest you, or for more information, please click here.
Will You Enter the Drone Zone?
September 17, 2019 - Help National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) address safety-critical risks associated with flying drones in the national airspace at the Safeguard with Autonomous Navigation Demonstration (SAND) Challenge. Read More
SBO Attended the Government Procurement Conference
August 22, 2019 - The FAA Small Business Office (SBO) attended the Government Procurement Conference in Arlington, TX to meet with Small Business firms to educate them about doing business with the FAA. Read More
SBO Attended the ChallengeHER Event
August 9, 2019 - On Thursday, August 8th, the FAA Small Business Office (SBO) attended the ChallengeHER event in San Antonio, TX to meet with Women Owned Small Business firms to educate them about doing business with the FAA. Read More
SBO Hosted a Small Business Vendor Day
June 21, 2019 - SBO hosted a Small Business Vendor Day at the Southwest Regional Office in Ft. Worth on June 19, 2019. The Vendor Day was a combined event with FAA representatives from the Eastern, Central, and Western Service Areas in attendance. Read More
SBO Attended the DFW Airport Business Forum
June 17, 2019 - SBO attended the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport Business Opportunity Forum at DFW Airport, TX to meet with firms that operate in the aviation and airport spaces in an effort to educate them about doing business with the FAA. Read More