WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 25, 2015) - The United States Federal Government as of 05/22/2015 has 1,184 open Solicitations in Illinois where they are currently seeking out properly registered government contractors. According to the new USA Spending website, the federal government has so far spent over $218 billion in government contracts over the course of 1,251,062 government transactions in 2015. In 2013, the United States Federal Government spent over $6 billion to approved HUBZone businesses. Please see the below available contract released by US Federal Contractor Registration, additional Illinois contracts can be found at https://www.uscontractorregistration.com.

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the release of the Lighting Installation Solicitation for HUBZone Vendors in Illinois posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on June 22, 2015. Lighting Installation Solicitation for HUBZone Vendors currently has a response date set for June 30, 2015. Every business interested in bidding on the Lighting Installation Solicitation for HUBZone Vendors must be properly registered in the SAM Registration, as well as have the North American Industry Classification System codes 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors, and 238 - Specialty Trade Contractors filed in their SAM account/vendor profile.

Below is a copy of the Lighting Installation Solicitation for HUBZone Vendors as originally posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on June 22, 2015:

This is a sources sought announcement seeking only HUBZone Small business responses in order to determine available HUBZone Small business participation in this acquisition. This is not a request for quotation (RFQ) or a request for proposal (RFP). No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement. This synopsis is issued for the sole purpose of conducting market research in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10. This request for information shall not be considered as an obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services. The designated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 238210 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation, with a size standard of $15.0 million or less.

The 182 Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, Peoria, IL is conducting market research based on the following statement of work. The contractor shall provide all materials, tools, equipment and labor necessary to: Remove and Replace Interior and Exterior Light Fixtures.

Responses submitted should include (1) name and address of firm, phone/fax numbers, email address and point of contact; (2) DUNS Number and/or CAGE Code, if available; (3) type of small business, e.g., woman-owned, service-disabled veteran owned, small disadvantaged, hub-zone, etc.; (4) firm's experience; and (5) firm's past performance with federal, state and local government agencies and/or commercial entities within the last three (3) years. Please respond to this sources sought announcement, by email, to melissa.grice@ang.af.mil.

Businesses that would like to learn how to bid on available opportunities or register in SAM can call Acquisition Specialist Nicole Smith at 1(877) 252-2700 Ext. 732. Vendors have been enrolling in the Simplified Acquisition Program to win available government contracts, network with procurement officers across the nation, and qualify their business for government contracting. Businesses that would like to learn more about the Simplified Acquisition Program can visit http://www.simplifiedacquisitionprogram.org/.

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Contact Information:

Nicole Smith
Acquisition Specialist
(877) 252-2700 Ext. 732