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Making Sense of the National Defense Authorization Act

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has introduced several policy changes likely to have a significant effect on the industry. This webinar from June 2017, presented by Cherry Bekaert’s John Carpenter, looks at how the NDAA affects the DCAA and together their impact for government contractors. Areas discussed included: • An update to the National [...]

2017-07-18T11:49:35-04:00June 17th, 2017|Webinar|

Negotiating Final Indirect Rates

PVBS was joined by Bill Walter, Director of Dixon Hughes Goodman’s (DHG) Government Contract Advisory Practice, as government contractors are in full swing to submit their final indirect rates known as Incurred Cost Submissions (ICS). For government contractors, an indirect cost rate is a device for equitably allocating indirect costs to projects. Whether indirect costs [...]

2017-07-18T12:07:41-04:00June 16th, 2017|Webinar|

SBA Mentor Protégé Program

SBA’S New All Small Mentor-Protégé’ Program And Limitations On Subcontracting Rule Ken Brody joined PVBS to discuss new changes and updates to the SBA Mentor-Protégé program. Ken is a partner in the law firm of David, Brody & Dondershine, LLP, located in Reston, Virginia, which he established with his partners. He has over thirty years [...]

2017-07-18T12:09:20-04:00May 8th, 2017|Webinar|

Risk Management and GovCon Insurance

Disasters Kill Companies: Insurance & Risk Management Issues In government contracting, the stakes are always high. The loss of a critical asset, worker or other potential liability, can cause a significant loss of revenue and put unnecessary stress on you and others in your company. With stakes this high, it is essential to implement the [...]

2017-07-18T12:05:04-04:00March 27th, 2017|Webinar|

Winning and Sustaining GovCon Business

Targeting, Engaging, Winning and Sustaining Business with the U.S. Federal Market Mr. Kevin Young, adjunct professor with George Mason University (GMU) School of Business, joined PVBS to discuss how businesses, from start-ups to established government contractors, can leverage their strengths in this market while turning their weaknesses into opportunities. Mr. Young noted research that successful [...]

2017-07-18T12:10:31-04:00February 17th, 2017|Webinar|

Leveraging Your GovCon Certifications

Leverage Your GovCon Certifications: Capitalizing on Contract Opportunities Under A New Administration PVBS was joined by Lisa Anderson, CEO of Anavo, to discuss strategies to leverage Government Contracting certifications such as 8(a), WOSB, EDWOSB, HubZone, and SDVOB. With the changing of power and a shift in Administration, the Government Contracting climate is preparing for more [...]

2017-07-18T12:11:23-04:00February 1st, 2017|Webinar|

New Playbook for Set-Aside Market

PVBS was joined by Matt Stavish, VP at Republic Capital Access, to discuss several financial options for Government Contractors. Whether you’re a start-up company with no collateral, an established company looking to augment collections and payments, or a company that is looking to create a joint venture and need capital without exposing the parent company [...]

2017-07-18T12:13:14-04:00November 18th, 2016|Webinar|

Contract Trends 2017

Contract Trends & Updates for 2017 and Beyond The US government is estimated to collect $3.64 trillion in tax revenues during this fiscal year and spend a total of $4.15 trillion in its 2017 budget, which results in a deficit of $503 billion. That difference has to be made up through additional debts. In order [...]

2017-07-18T12:14:33-04:00October 21st, 2016|Webinar|

GovCon Proposal Strategies

Proposals are an important aspect of government contracting and creating a winning proposal requires more than just being able to competently answer some questions. A properly prepared proposal allows government agencies to understand the intention of companies, but more notably it allows those agencies to determine if such companies actually know what their issues are [...]

2017-07-18T12:41:46-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Webinar|

PVBS New Branding

Pleasant Valley Business Solutions Rebrands as PVBS August 1, 2016 (Reston, VA) — PVBS, formerly known as Pleasant Valley Business Solutions, underwent a brand review and unveiled its new logo, tagline, abbreviated name and website ( to support its evolution as a leading Microsoft ERP provider for Government Contractors. As part of the rebranding, PVBS [...]

2017-07-18T12:33:14-04:00August 1st, 2016|News, Newsletter|