Past Events

The Future of Small Business Procurement

May 17, 2019
Pam will be moderating a keynote panel discussion between Robb Wong, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development with the SBA, and Therese Meers, Counsel with the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. This discussion will focus on the future of small business procurement.

How to Successfully Make it Down the Growth "Runway" - Lessons Learned in Successfully Transitioning from Small to Midsize and Beyond

May 17, 2019
This dynamic session will provide business owners with realistic options for growing beyond small while maintaining your success as a government contractor.

What to Look for in a Relationship - DoD Mentor Protégé & SBA All Small

May 17, 2019
SBA's Mentor-Protégé Programs, All Small, 8(a), and DoD's MentorProtégé Program are valuable resources for small businesses and their mentors. These programs allow small businesses to receive assistance from their mentors, and be exempt from affiliation, in order to grow and better serve their customers. In this session, we will hear from participants in DoD's Mentor-Protégé Program and SBA's MentorProtégé Programs about their real-world experiences and insights. Come learn how to use these programs to win work!

Buying and Selling Government Contracting Small Businesses: Growth and Exit Strategies Through M&A

May 16, 2019
Join Live Oak Bank and PilieroMazza as we launch a webinar on the Buying and Selling Government Contracting Small Businesses: Growth and Exit Strategies Through M&A.

WEBINAR: Managing and Incentivizing Employees

May 15, 2019
Attracting and retaining talent is a key challenge for many businesses in this current economic cycle where low unemployment and access to cleared employees is a common challenge. In this webinar, we will focus on achieving business goals through attracting, incentivizing, and managing employees.

PODCAST: GovCon Live! Episode 3 - Risk Mitigation Strategies with Nichole Atallah and Megan Connor

May 15, 2019
This is the third episode in our multi-part series on how cybersecurity and protection of sensitive data from external and insider threats are critical to gaining a competitive advantage in the pursuit of federal work.

PODCAST: GovCon Live! Episode 2 - Cybersecurity Compliance for M&A with Dave Shafer

May 8, 2019
This is the second episode in our multi-part series on how cybersecurity and protection of sensitive data from external and insider threats are critical to gaining a competitive advantage in the pursuit of federal work. In this episode, PilieroMazza Associate Dave Shafer joins our host, Jon Williams, to examine how cybersecurity impacts due diligence and closing M&A transactions.

OSDBU Prime Vendor Outreach Session

May 8, 2019
Areas of discussion involve matters relevant to the the small business community, including compliance, laws and regulations, staying sustainable during government shutdown, and continuing resolution.

WEBINAR: Category Management - What Every Contractor Needs to Know

May 2, 2019
The federal government is trying to buy smarter and more like a single enterprise. Category Management enables the government to eliminate redundancies, increase efficiencies, and deliver more value and savings. But what does all of this mean to small businesses?

PODCAST: GovCon Live! Episode 1 - Protecting Your Data Rights with Cy Alba

May 1, 2019
This is the first episode in our multi-part series on how cybersecurity and protection of sensitive data from external and insider threats are critical to gaining a competitive advantage in the pursuit of federal work. In this episode, PilieroMazza partner Cy Alba joins our host, Jon Williams, to share valuable insights and real-world examples on the importance of protecting data rights and your company's IP, strategies for doing so, and how the protection of data rights and IP impact contractors in M&A transactions.

Peter Ford will be Speaking at the PTAC HUBZone and Small Business Conference

April 23, 2019
Join Peter at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, CO on April 23-24, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Peter Ford Will be Speaking at the PTAC HUBZone and Small Business Conference

April 23, 2019
Join Peter at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, CO on April 23-24, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Visit PilieroMazza at the 29th Annual Government Procurement Conference

April 18, 2019
We will be at booth #614 in the Exhibit Hall on April 18, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC

Tony Franco to present "Strategies for Growth After Graduation - The End of the Line?"

April 17, 2019
For the National 8(a) Association powered by TargetGov Webinar Series on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 2:00pm ET

Cy Alba to present "Past Performance: How to Use Yours, Benefit from Others', and Defend It from Attacks"

April 17, 2019
For the Northern VA PTAC Training Program on April 17, 2019, in Crystal City, VA at 10:00 AM

VIP Webinar - SBA Proposes Significant Changes to Its Small Business Regulations

February 21, 2019

Not to "Belabor" Labor Laws Webinar

January 29, 2019

Webinar: How Federal Contractors Can Survive the Government Shutdown

January 25, 2019

Understanding and Avoiding Affiliation under Small Business Contracting Programs

January 17, 2019
In partnership with the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program The SBA's affiliation rules are a key component of eligibility for all of...

WEBINAR: SBA Proposes Significant Changes to Small Business Procurement: Will You Be Impacted?

January 16, 2019

Contractor Teaming Agreements: Necessary or Not Worth it?

December 12, 2018

PilieroMazza and M&T Bank Present a New and Growing Company Seminar Series

December 4, 2018

Webinar: Understanding OCI Mitigation Plans

November 7, 2018

Webinar: Labor Law Series

October 31, 2018

VIP Webinar - SBA's New Rules for SDVOSBs: What You Need to Know

October 25, 2018

Webinar: What to Do When the Investigator Comes Knocking: Dealing with Subpoenas

October 23, 2018

WEBINAR: Using CTAs to Pursue GSA Schedule Opportunities: The Basics You Need to Know

September 20, 2018

Staying Relevant in a Changing Federal Marketplace

September 12, 2018
PilieroMazza is partnering with NCMA Denver on September 12, 2018 at the Crawford Hotel in Denver for an event that will feature timely and relevant topics in government contracting and contracting management.

Growing Your Business Value with the SBA Mentor-Protégé Program

August 23, 2018
Presented by the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Webinar: Strategies for Teaming Agreements

July 24, 2018

Got Gov Con Questions? We've Got Answers!

July 12, 2018

Webinar: Employment Law for Government Contractors: Yes, It's Different.

July 11, 2018

Webinar: Mergers & Acquisitions for Government Contractors

June 27, 2018

Do's and Don'ts for Teaming Agreements & Subcontracts at NORCAL PTAC

June 27, 2018

VETS18 - Veteran Training Symposium

June 13, 2018
Join Pam Mazza, Jon Williams, Megan Connor & Nichole Atallah at the NVSBC's VETS18 Conference on June 11 - 14, 2018 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Webinar: Pre-Award Protests—An Underutilized Tool

June 13, 2018
Drafting a proposal in response to a federal solicitation can be a challenging task. Join Michelle Litteken and Tim Valley, attorneys in our Government Contracts group this informative webinar where they will discuss key strategies, common protest grounds, and best practices for pre-award protests.

govmates Institute of Procurement

June 6, 2018
We are proud to partner with govmates for the launch of the govmates Institute of Procurement! govmates has listened to feedback from the small business community, and is taking a #notyourmothersmatchmaking approach to providing germane training and educational content for govmates members.

Webinar: Navigating SBA's "Present Effect" on Your Corporate Strategies

May 24, 2018
When looking to make an investment in or purchase a small business contractor, it is critical to understand the potential impact of your corporate strategy under SBA's small business rules. Join Jon Williams from our Government Contracts Group and Kimi Murakami from our Business and Corporation Group for an informative webinar on this topic. This webinar will explore SBA's present effect rule, how it impacts mergers and acquisitions, stock options, and convertible securities, and provide tips on how to successfully plan in advance when considering these corporate strategies.

Unlocking the Secrets of Debriefings

April 12, 2018
You just received an unsuccessful offeror notice—now what? Do you have a right to a debrief? Should you file a protest right away? If the agency provides a debriefing, should you push for a debriefing in person, over the phone, or in writing? You may wonder what the agency can tell you about the procurement or when the debriefing will occur.

Understanding Federal Domestic Preference Requirements: An Overview of the Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act

March 15, 2018

Getting Clarity: Successful GovCon Growth & Sell Strategies

March 8, 2018
For any owner thinking about selling in the next five years, and any owner who would be willing to sell if the right opportunity came along, it is absolutely essential to know the latest and most successful GovCon growth and sell strategies.

Considerations Before Bidding on Contract Opportunities

February 28, 2018

PM Webinar: Happy Cyber New Year

December 14, 2017
The Year End Countdown to DFARS Compliance with NIST SP 800-171. On December 31, 2017, certain defense contractors with nonfederal systems that contain controlled unclassified information must have implemented NIST SP 800-171 if subject to DFARS 252.204-7012. Are you ready? Do these new cybersecurity requirements even apply to you?

Joint Ventures in GovCon

July 18, 2017
Join PilieroMazza Partner Jon Williams as he speaks about growing your revenue through the successful use of joint ventures at a GovMates matchmaking session.

How to Avoid Common Subcontracting Pitfalls

June 7, 2017
Businesses often partner together to pursue and perform government contracts. As a result, teaming and subcontract agreements are increasingly popular in the federal market. Because these agreements are so prevalent, so too are disputes between teaming partners.

Taking Advantage of the DBE Program in Today's Environment

May 24, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") distributes substantial funds each year to finance construction projects initiated by state and local governments. With the Trump administration proposing significant investment in infrastructure, the potential exists for an increase in funding available for state and local DOT-assisted transportation projects.

Organizational Conflicts of Interest and Post-Government Employment Restrictions

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

WIPP Give Me 5 - Update on SBA's New Mentor-Protege Program

October 12, 2016
Give Me 5 - Update on SBA's New Mentor-Protege Program Wednesday, October 12, 2:00 pm EDT SBA recently released its long anticipated...

SBA's 8(a) Annual Reporting Requirements

October 5, 2016
Every year 8(a) firms need to report to the SBA as to their progress in the program. The annual reporting...

New Rules on the Limitations on Subcontracting Seminar with John Klein from SBA

July 12, 2016

Understanding the Impact of SBA’s New ITVAR Size Rule

April 12, 2016
SBA’s new ITVAR size rule, which went into effect on February 26th, requires ITVARs to comply with the nonmanufacturer rule when reselling IT products to the federal government under NAICS code 541519, footnote 18.

Executive Orders and Labor Laws: New "Proposed" Guidance - Clarity or Concern?

July 15, 2015
The White House recently issued three Executive Orders (“EO”) that will impose new labor policy requirements on government contractors. The most recent EO requires mandatory contractor disclosure and public reporting about contractor violations of 14 specific labor laws and requires contracting officers to consider this information when making a “responsibility” determination

Subcontracting Plan Compliance Webinar

April 21, 2015
For large contractors, putting together a subcontracting plan has been a fact of life for many years, but typically it is not a top priority.  SBA is looking to change the prevailing approach to subcontracting plans though new regulations recently implemented, and this new approach includes a noticeable increase in audit activity.

Cybersecurity Resolutions for the New Year

January 14, 2015
In this time of year for making resolutions, small and mid-sized contractors should resolve themselves to better cybersecurity preparedness in 2015. The federal government has been busy passing laws and issuing regulations to impose cybersecurity requirements on prime contractors and subcontractors, and more are on the way.

HUBZone Program: What You Need to Know About Getting and Staying Certified

September 17, 2013
If you are interested in applying for certification in the SBA’s HUBZone Program, or if you are already in the HUBZone program and want to ensure you stay in compliance, please plan to attend this informative webinar

Society of American Military Engineers 12th Annual Small Business & Government Conference

January 1, 1900

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