About the FSBDVI

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The FSBDVI is a program of the Florida 8 (a) Alliance. In April 2013 we were awarded the Florida Support Defense Task Force Grant and are working to educate small businesses in key marketing, business and federal contracting strategies to assist them in competing for SBIR opportunities and large federal contracts in the Defense Industry.  Training workshops and webinars will be complimented with one-one-one Q & A sessions to address issues and challenges in implementing federal contracting strategies and SBIR processes and/or preparation.  As small businesses progress in their growth to be a government supplier, they will be mentored by businesses or individuals experienced in working with the government.


The FSBDVI uses a holistic approach supporting the successful growth of small businesses in meeting the needs of the defense industry through federal government contracting and the SBIR program.  The FSBDVI uses hands-on practices bringing together businesses with experience, partners with a common goal and experienced consultants to provide an increased understanding of the state of Florida defense industry needs from the Government, small business and large prime perspective.  The “Gateway” approach provided by the FSBDVI will enhance and strengthen the state of Florida as a prime location for defense contractors.

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