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Small Business Program


Mission: Deliver small business solutions for AFDW requirements

Vision: Make small business the solution of choice
 

 

AFDW Small Business

Major General Joel Jackson, AFDW commander, welcomes participants to AFDW’s Industry Week at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 5, 2022.
Christopher Jones, left, deputy director of AFDW’s Small Business Program, speaks with an industry partner at AFDW’s Industry Week at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 8, 2022.
Air Force District of Washington hosted Industry Week April 5-8, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Air Force District of Washington hosted Industry Week April 5-8, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Air Force District of Washington hosted Industry Week April 5-8, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Air Force District of Washington hosted Industry Week April 5-8, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md.
Participants take notes at AFDW’s Industry Week at the Gen. Jacob E. Smart Conference Center at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 5, 2022.
Air Force District of Washington hosted Industry Week April 5-8, 2022 at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Upcoming Events

Small Business participation is a BIG deal … these events are evidence of that!

AFWERX- AFWERX is an innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force. Teaming across academia, industry, investment, interagency and international partners, AFWERX is expanding talent, technology, and transition of dual-use technologies. There are many opportunities to get involved with AFWERX. Click here for more information: https://afwerx.com/.

SBA Learning Platform- SBA's online learning programs are designed to empower and educate small business owners every step of the way:

https://www.sba.gov/sba-learning-platform

UPCOMING EVENT: 

 

COLLIDER ANNOUNCEMENT: Cognitive Systems Engineering: Agile Software Development with the DoD
Date/Time: December 15, 2022 - 2:30pm-4:00pm (EST)
Event type: Hybrid - In-person and Virtual, you let us know at registration
Place: Wright Brothers Institute - 444, 444 E 2nd St. Dayton, OH 45402
Cost: Free
 

Recurring Events:

Every-Tuesday:  Blue Cyber Small Business Cybersecurity Ask-Me-Anything. Register in advance for this Zoom Webinar: click here

Upcoming topics include:

 

Virtual Events 

  • Let’s Reverse it Market Research (MR) Forums (2nd Thursday from 1-4 p.m.)
    • Supplementing real-time MR
    • Allowing one-on-one capability briefings
  • Time for Small Talk (3rd Thursday from 1-4 p.m.)
    • Barriers to entry, Success Stories, “Things to Consider”
  • Ask the Small Business Professional (4th Thursday from 1-3 p.m.)
    • Accepting open-ended questions

To view a full description of the forums, click here.

***Register at AFDW.SB.Workflow@us.af.mil with the event name in the subject line. Your date and time slot will be emailed to you along with access information once your registration is completed.***

 

Attention Woman-Owned Small Businesses:

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program:
 
Prepare to apply for the Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program: https://beta.certify.sba.gov/prepare/
Checklists:
 
These checklists identify the documents that applicants will be required to submit in the application process. The beta.Certify application process is easier when applicants gather these documents before starting the application. Within the checklists, the required documents have been organized by the “cards” that will be filled out for the certification application.

UPDATES

Air Force Small Business

COVID-19 Updates and Resources:

https://www.airforcesmallbiz.af.mil/Coronavirus/

Contact Us

AFDW Small Business Office (DoDACC FA7014)
Email: AFDW.SB.Workflow@us.af.mil

11th Wing Small Business Office (DoDACC FA7060) 
Email: 11WG.SBO.Workflow@us.af.mil

316th Wing Small Business Office (DoDACC FA2860)
Email: 316WG.316-CONS.SMALLBUSINESS@us.af.mil

Announcements

Small Business Financing Availability Announcements:

Disaster loans for small businesses impacted by coronavirus: click here 

Refundable payroll tax credits for paid leave costs of small and midsize businesses: click here

Progress Payment Rates increased to 95 percent: click here

Small Business Podcast

Social Media

Stay in the know with Air Force Small Business: https://www.airforcesmallbiz.af.mil/
Twitter: @AFSmallBiz
 
Cybersecurity:
Facebook: @afsbirsttr
LinkedIn: USAF SBIR/STTR
Twitter: @AF_SBIR_STTR
 

Events

Ask the Small Business Professional
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, September 22, 2022 1:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, September 22, 2022 3:00 PM
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event On the Fourth Thursday of the month until 7/27/2023 (total 24 events)
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

This affords any business the opportunity to ask any acquisition-related questions. It will be facilitated from 1300-1500 on the 4th Thursday of the month (June 24th, July 22nd, and August 26th). Let us know if you are interested, especially if your inquiry may require advance research.

 

Register at AFDW.SB.Workflow@us.af.mil with the event name in the subject line. Your date and time slot will be emailed to you along with access information once your registration is completed. Thank you.

 

*Event changes will be communicated in advance as early as possible. There is no charge to participate.

Owned by Abigail Meyer On Wednesday, September 22, 2021