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  • The Federal Acquisition Service training series you’ll want to attend

    | Bill Toth, CASE
    GSA’s annual, virtual series delivers training designed to meet the professional development needs of acquisition workforce professionals and offers Continuous Learning Points that such professionals seek to maintain their certification.
  • Boosting Native businesses, tribes through the federal marketplace

    | Julie Ramey, GSA's Tribal Liaison in the Office of the Administrator
    Most people haven’t heard that a Cherokee Nation company helped lead the evacuation of civilians out of Afghanistan during the 2021 withdrawal.
  • Federal agencies and industry can register now for virtual FAST2023 acquisition event

    | Bill Toth, Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
    Registration is now open for the three-day, virtual FAST2023 event May 16-18. GSA welcomes both federal agency and industry representatives to attend this year’s virtual event, focused on “building a...
  • Alliant 3 and OASIS+, Get the Right Services at the Right Time

    | By Laura Stanton, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Technology Category, and Tiffany Hixson, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Professional Services and Human Capital Categories
    GSA continues to advance its Services Marketplace by improving and expanding offerings supporting services acquisition. We are aligning around how we roll out new contracts, administer our current pro...
  • Building Better Requirements Together at FAST2022

    | Erv Koehler, Assistant Commissioner, GSA FAS Office of Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
    ‘Leading category management practitioners say that agencies could save billions of additional dollars if they focused more on how agencies define requirements,’ GAO-21-40. Challenge accepted! Here at...
  • GSA’s New & Improved Vendor Support Center Provides a Searchable, One-Stop-Shop for Contractors

    | Steve Sizemore, Deputy Director of the Multiple Award Schedule Program Management Office
    GSA recently launched a newly updated Vendor Support Center (VSC), a one-stop-shop for key resources for prospective and current Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contractors. This will improve the overal...
  • Now available: GSA Federal Marketplace Strategy Fall 21 Release!

    | By Sonny Hashmi, commissioner, GSA Federal Acquisition Service
    It’s mid-November and both leaves and temperatures are falling here in Washington. As we pass the midpoint of the first quarter of FY22, I’m very excited to share our ninth Federal Marketplace (FMP) S...
  • Transparency in federal procurement

    | Judith Zawatsky, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Systems Management
    GSA and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) are working together to help ensure the future is made in all of America by all of America’s workers. The new website is a resource...
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    GSA Expands Verified Products Portal, Improves Catalog Data for Customers

    | Dena McLaughlin, Mid-Atlantic Regional Commissioner
    As GSA continues to work towards our goal of providing a superior buying and selling experience as part of our Federal Marketplace Strategy, we have exciting progress to share regarding improved quali...
  • Manage Your GHG Emissions to Stay Competitive in the Federal Marketplace

    | By Mark Lee, Assistant Commissioner, GSA FAS Office of Policy and Compliance
    In our last blog on sustainability, I offered an overview of how GSA's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) supports sustainable acquisition and supply chain climate risk management throughout the acquis