The OSDBU (Office Of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization) are small business advocates within Federal Departments. These offices are an ideal entry point for small businesses who wish to sell into a specific Department or Agency.
First, conduct market research on FPDS.gov and review Acquisition Forecast to identify specific opportunities for which your business has ample time to build relationships - and can be competitive.
Then, contact the appropriate Federal Department or Agency OSDBU for general guidance on the specific opportunity and/or support in having the solicitation "set aside".
Department of Commerce includes Bureau of Economic Analysis; Census Bureau; International Trade Administration; NOAA Fisheries; National Institute of Standards and Technology; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Ocean Service; National Technical Information Service; National Telecommunications and Information Administration; National Weather Service; Patent and Trademark Office.