The Local, State, and Federal Government Marketplace.
In this session we will walk through the various levels of the government marketplace to familiarize ourselves with the opportunity that exists.
GovDirections LLC (GovDirections.com) is the leading publisher of local, state and federal government contract information and resources. With a total network of over 91,000 registered users throughout our platforms, we serve businesses that are seeking to do business with the government, those who are successfully working with the government and those in between.
In 2019, we will deliver over 1.7million bids to registered companies streamed to their online account, then delivered via a personalized email on a daily basis.
About our Team
“The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.”
Thomas A. Edison
Why Information is Key
What Opportunity Exists?
Federal Market - $4.11 trillion (2018)
State and Local Market – approaching $3.5 trillion in 2019
Federal Market at https://www.fbo.gov
The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. You can use this site for FREE to:
Register to do business with the U.S. government
Update or renew your entity registration
Check status of an entity registration
Search for entity registration and exclusion records
Federal Procurement Data System
https://www.fpds.gov/downloads/top_requests/FPDSNG_SB_Goaling_FY_2018.pdf (small business goals)
DOD: $298,445,885,080.91 ($298.4 Billion)
Energy: $30,092,894,920.11 ($30.1 Billion)
VA: $27,105,854,584.21 ($27.1 Billion)
HHS: $24,104,450,086.19 ($24.1 Billion)
Homeland Security: $18,767,872,992.73 ($18.7 Billion)
NASA: $17,049,148,195.69 ($17.1 Billion)
Local state offices
35,879 Cities or Towns
12,880 School Districts
38,266 Special Districts
Fragmented, but not broken United States 2017
90,126 Total federal, state, and local government units
Use of Third Party Providers to Host Public Information (not eprocuement)
Example 1 (Cobb County, GA)
Example 2 (Grand Prairie, TX)
Example 3 (Missouri City, TX)