Amtower Off-Center

  • Navigating the changes in federal acquisition

    This week on Amtower Off Center, Joshua Frank, managing partner of RSM Federal joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of consolidated schedules, category management and how to get ahead of the bidding process.

  • SEWP is hot!

    Joanne Woytek, program director of NASA SEWP, joins host Mark Amtower on Amtower Off Center, to discuss the program’s recent growth, and shares her vision on how to make buying from and selling through SEWP as seamless as possible for contractors.

  • GWACs, BICs, & Category Management: Where does Small Biz fit?

    Deltek Senior Vice President Kevin Plexico and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of the growth of GWACs over the last five years, best in class contracts, category management and the impact of GWACs and IDIQs on small businesses.

  • The 2019 Federal Media and Marketing Study

    Aaron Heffron, president of Market Connections joined host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the results from the recently released 2019 Federal Media and Marketing Study which examines the media consumption habits of federal workers.

  • The challenges of being a small government contractor

    C2 Technologies CEO Dolly Oberoi joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the evolution of the “small business” contracting ecosystem and why now is a great time to be a small contractor in government.

  • The godfather of proposal graphics

    Mike Parkinson, author and principal at 24 Hour Company, joined this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss why graphics are important to proposals and how companies can use them to win more government contracts.

  • Resources for sales professionals

    Fred Diamond, co-founder of the Insitute for Excellence in Sales, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the origin and scope of the IES and how integrating sales and marketing can drive contractors in a positive direction.

  • The everything AFCEA show

    Eric Strauss, Tan Wilson and Elizabeth Moon, members of AFCEA’s small business committe, joined host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the committee’s mission, goals, and its plans for 2020.

  • The power of teaming & accessing online training

    What are the biggest problems facing small contractors and what steps can they take to increase their chances of winning government contracts? Find out when Carroll Bernard of Waypoint America and Govology joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.

  • The board and nothing but the board

    What should companies think about when assembling boards of advisers and directors? Find out when Stan Krecji, principal of the SK Group LLC, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.

  • Learning to write: Brevity wins!

    Author Carla Bass joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the benefits of concise and precise communication, and how powerful writing can help and hinder your career.

  • GovCon marketing and the 2019 event landscape

    What is the GovCon event landscape for the rest of 2019? Find out when Snowflake’s Rita Walston, Government Marketing University’s Lou Anne Brossman and Sage Communications’ Larry Rosenfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.

  • Thought leadership in GovCon

    Doug Mashkuri, executive vice president and general manager of GovLoop, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the potential impact of GDPR and the role of thought leadership in GovCon.

  • Top 20 contracting opportunities in FY19

    What are the top 20 contracting opportunities in fiscal year 2019? Find out when Bloomberg analysts Paul Murphy, Rob Levinson and Dan Snyder join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.