OST Global Solutions is very excited to announce that Olessia Smotrova, President/CEO, has been chosen to speak at the National 8(a) Association 2022 Alaska Regional Conference. She will speak on a panel covering best practices for developing competitive rates on government contract.
If you are planning to attend, we would love to catch up during the conference, networking events, or somewhere else around Anchorage. Let us know if you will attend so we can be on the lookout!
Olessia’s session, Bidding to Winning: Best Practices for Competitive Rates, will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 20, in Anchorage, Alaska.
The annual conference provides educational sessions, matchmaking, networking, and resources for small businesses including aspiring, current and graduate 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOB), Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB), Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB), Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), and teaming partnerships.
The federal agencies currently confirmed to attend the conference include:
- S. Air Force
- National Guard Bureau
- Department of Education
- Department of Justice
- Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- S. Navy
- National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGIA)
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Department of the Treasury
- Small Business Administration (SBA)
- S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE): Alaska District, Sacramento District, Los Angeles District
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
For more information on the conference and golf tournament, visit the National 8(a) Association’s website.
OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We support large, strategic bids by providing capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning proposal. We can also provide consultants to fill gaps or provide surge support on your business development team.
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