Working with the Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

Making an Appointment / Capabilities Presentation

Please schedule a meeting here: Click to Schedule a Capabilities Briefing Appointment
Once an appointment is scheduled you will receive an email verification.

Additional Guidelines for Capabilities Presentations:

  • You are allotted 15 minutes for presentation.
  • Capabilities Presentation will consist of a panel of government personnel which are as follows:
    • The Deputy, Office of Small Business Programs, Fort Worth District; and/or,
    • Small Business Administration, Procurement Center Representative.
    • Contracting Personnel Staff that procure for the various sites within the Fort Worth District (Subject to availability)
    • Project Management Staff from the various sites within the Fort Worth District. (Subject to availability)
  • Contractor personnel are limited to two (2) each, there will be no exceptions.

Keep in mind the following questions, when preparing your presentation:

  1. Why should the Fort Worth District contract with my company?
  2. How are my products or services superior to that of my competitors?
  3. What are my demonstrated qualifications?
  4. Why is my specialized experience and technical competence better than others in my field?
  5. Do I have the capacity to accomplish the work in the required time and within the allocated budget?
  6. How has my performance been in the past?


  1. Review FEDBIZOPPS website All routine procurements over $25K will be posted at the Federal Business Opportunities web site. You will find records of upcoming procurements, awarded contracts, and sources sought announcements.
  2. Visit the Fort Worth District Contracting Division web site: There you will find information on current and future procurements.
  3. All solicitations can be found at . You must register for this site.
  4. Be alert to announcements of business opportunity conferences, trade fairs and other federally attended or sponsored liaison meetings in your area. Make it a point to attend whenever possible. Normally, the U.S Corps of Engineers is present at those types of meetings. This is an excellent opportunity to meet one-on-one with technical, procurement and small business specialists who can assist small businesses with the selling or their services or products.