GSA announces STARS III Pre-proposal Conference

Updated: July 21, 2020

“Parties interested in the 8(a) STARS III Request for Proposal (47QTCB20R0005) are invited to attend an optional pre-proposal webinar scheduled for July 28, 2020.

These two webinar sessions are being provided in addition to the recorded STARS III pre-proposal conference which was added to the solicitation documents posted on on July 13, 2020, and is available on-demand. One session is timed for CONUS participation and the second for OCONUS participation.

Content at the two sessions on July 28, 2020 will be the same. Registration is not Required.”

Read more here.

Posted: July 7, 2020

“The U.S. General Services Administration issued the solicitation for the 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The 8(a) STARS program is known governmentwide as a best-in-class, easy-to-use, and streamlined procurement solution to purchase information technology services from 8(a) prime contractors. This fourth-generation GWAC will include a greater focus on emerging technologies as well as performance outside of the continental United States (OCONUS). The STARS III contract ceiling will be $50 billion.” 

“I am very proud of GSA’s work in developing the STARS III GWAC with a contract ceiling of $50 billion, more than twice the size of STARS II,” said GSA Administrator Emily Murphy. “STARS III continues GSA’s legacy of creating opportunities for small disadvantaged businesses while helping federal agencies accomplish information technology (IT) missions.” 

“We are excited to expand the scope of the STARS III GWAC to cover OCONUS performance and address emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and virtual reality,” said Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Julie Dunne. “STARS III will increase opportunities for hundreds of 8(a) companies at a time when we’re heavily relying on their expertise to modernize the federal government’s IT infrastructure and improve virtual service delivery for citizens and employees in the U.S. and abroad…” 

Read the full press release here.

Source: GSA Releases 8(a) STARS III GWAC Request for Proposals, July 6, 2020. GSA 

G2X TAKE: Just days after cancelling the $15B Alliant 2 Small Business IDIQ, after failing to rectify issues raised as part of a protest, GSA has posted the solicitation for the next generation of this highly successful GWAC and very popular vehicle used widely across the Federal Civilian sector, which will have a $50 billion ceiling and focus on emerging technologies.  

The RFP and related documents are available here.

Are You Ready for the $50B 8(a) STARS III GWAC? – Take advantage of the opportunity this Friday to do a deep dive into the newly released RFP, to gain perspective on priorities and to hear tips and strategies to maximize your chances for winning. Details here.

Included below are some quick and initial takeaways from Red Team Consulting:



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