Insights Outreach – Navigating DHS S&T Opportunities: Feb. 2, 2021
DHS Small Business Vendor Outreach Sessions
Q: Is it possible to meet with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Small Business Specialist?
A. Yes. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its components (including the USCG) meet with vendors at monthly Vendor Outreach Sessions. Small businesses are encouraged to register for one of these sessions. Learn more about doing business with the USCG and sign-up for a DHS Vendor Outreach Session.
Q: Is there information available on the USCG’s procurement process and upcoming requirements?
A. Below are some helpful web sites pertaining to the Federal Government’s procurement process, and contract opportunities within the USCG and DHS.
Q: How do I market IT supplies/services to the USCG?
A. Please be advised that all IT requirements initiated within the components of DHS must be considered for acquisition using the DHS-wide multiple-award contract vehicles called EAGLE for IT services, and FirstSource for IT hardware and supplies. Further information can be obtained by going to the DHS Information Technology Acquisitions site. You are welcome to contact the teaming coordinators for the prime contractors under EAGLE and FirstSource to discuss possible subcontracting or teaming opportunities.
Q. How do I find out about subcontracting opportunities?