SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. federal government has a multitude of military and civilian departments and agencies that purchase more than $400 billion in products and services each year. Helping these organizations better connect with the country's small businesses would open this immense market to the small businesses that need it, and would provide greater competition, products and work quality for the government agencies.
Simpalm, a leading mobile application and web development firm based in suburban Washington, D.C., has produced a free mobile app to do just that--help small business owners easily connect with federal agencies. "My GovConnect" is an easy-to-use mobile app for those desiring to enter or increase their footprint in the federal government marketplace.
The app provides contact information for the people specifically tasked with increasing government access to small-business owners, including federal department-level Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) officers, the Small Business Administration's Procurement Center Representatives, and the SBA's PCR Managers who, among other duties, assist small business with contracting or payment issues.
The app, which is available for both iPhone and Android phones, can be downloaded from:
The My GovConnect app enables users to:
- View listings for all federal government departments and related agencies.
- View OSDBU officer contacts at each agency.
- Find the email address and phone number of small business specialists and add contacts to a "favorites" list.
- Find listings of PCR contacts for specific SBA Area Zones.
- Conduct global searches of all contacts and agencies in the app.
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