September 12, 2016

Mid-Tier Advocacy Hosts Small Business Sustainability Briefing

Mid-Tier Advocacy Inc. is proud to present a great line-up of top level directors on our “FederalGovernment Contracting Panel” during this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This important event for advanced small and emerging businesses will kick-off with a discussion and exchange among policy leaders on defining opportunities in …

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May 30, 2016

We Honor Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price

Mid-Tier Advocacy and it’s partners would like to take the time honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. We we remember the fallen men and women who gave so unselfishly. To their families, love ones, and friends there are no words to share. However, Mid-Tier Advocacy Remembers and shall not forget the debt.

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May 6, 2016

2017 NDAA Markup Makes Subcontract Plan Compliance Failure a “Material Breach”

Paul Murphy, Senior Data Analyst at Bloomberg Government April 29, 2016 Congress is finally getting serious about the woefully inadequate subcontract reporting contained in the federal government’s Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (ESRS). Section 1821 of the just-passed Chairman’s Mark of H.R. 4909, the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act contains a potentially game-changing procurement reform innocently called, “Good Faith in Subcontracting.” …

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April 12, 2016

Bloomberg Host Webinar with Administrator Anne Rung, OFPP

Bloomberg Just Host Webinar with Administrator Anne Rung, OFPP Bloomberg Government April 7 2016 CLICK HERE TO VIEW RECORDED WEBINAR Administrator Anne Rung wants to change how you do federal purchasing. Today, Office of Federal Procurement Policy purchases and pricing are managed individually across thousands of procurement units. Rung’s vision? Manage entire categories of purchases collaboratively, cohesively and in sync …

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April 7, 2016

The Electronic Payment System: An Assessment of Benefits for the US and State Economies

By The Perryman Group An easy to use, efficient method of purchasing goods and services is essential to a well- functioning economy. Payment methods have evolved throughout human history, from barter to primitive forms of money, to full-bodied coins and precious metals, to bank notes, to national fiat currency and checks. Each advance has brought with it more economic efficiency, …

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March 21, 2016

Executive Q&A with Tonya M. Saunders of Mid-Tier Advocacy

Joyce Bosc, Boscobel Marketing and Communications Mid-Tier Advocacy’s (MTA) annual briefing on Capitol Hill is just around the corner on March 23, with a focus on “Determining the Size of Business Within the FederalIndustrial Base.” Our Executive Q&A is with the founder and director of MTA, Tonya M. Saunders – a strong advocate of the middle market for more than …

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February 22, 2016

Why the NDAA is So Important to Small and Mid-Size Federal Contractors

By Tonya Saunders, Founder and Director of Mid-Tier Advocacy, Inc 501(c)3 On November 25, 2015 President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2016 fiscal year into law. The NDAA contains many new clauses that affect federal contractors and the Department of Defense (DoD). Among other things, the NDAA aims to increase the capability of small businesses …

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January 31, 2016

The Size Issue: David v/s Goliath

How can a $35 million advanced small business compete with a $45 billion corporation? It can’t. Once small businesses become moderately successful in the federal market place and grow beyond limits set by the NAICS code, they are forced to compete with corporate giants. These small businesses are thrust into the unrestricted labor market without the infrastructure and capital needed …

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