Small businesses across America receive nearly $100 billion in federal contracts each year—which translates to a ton of success stories. Do you know a business that has excelled in selling to the government? Nominate it for the seventh annual OPEN for Government Contracting (OGC) Awards.
OPEN for Government Contracting helps business owners at all levels of knowledge and contract experience to capitalize on the enormous growth opportunity of doing business with the government. The awards program recognizes business owners for their achievements in government contracting.
Nominations are open in four categories:
- Contractor of the Year
- Woman Government Contractor of the Year
- Subcontractor/Teaming Contractor of the Year
- On-the-Rise Government Contractor of the Year
To be considered yourself or to nominate a fellow business owner, download and complete the application form here and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’d like to apply for more than one category, we ask you to please rank the priority of the categories for which you’d like to be considered on your application. Please note that applicants can only win in one category. All nominations must be received by 12 noon EDT on April 26, 2017.
Applications will be reviewed by a panel of experts on criteria such as growth, strategy and community involvement. Awardees will be honored at the OPEN for Government Contracting: Summit for Success on June 15, 2017.
Read full terms of participation on pages 5-7 of the application form.
Launched in 2009, OPEN for Government Contracting is a program designed to connect business owners to government contracting opportunities, which are an often-overlooked revenue stream. To learn more about how to take advantage of this opportunity, visit openforum.com/governmentcontracting.