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CIC Research, Inc. Awarded Additional Task Orders from DOC

October 26, 2014 in News, Success Stories

CIC Research, Inc., a veteran and minority-owned small business and client of SDCOC, has received additional task orders from the Department of Commerce’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) to continue administering OTTI’s survey of International Air Travelers, a monthly survey of resident and non-resident international air travelers.  The company originally received the contract in the amount of $950,000 in January 2013, however, the total contract amount has now increased to $1,900,000 with the additional work. 

CIC Research, Inc. is a full-service marketing, economics and survey research firm located in San Diego, California.  The company provides expertise in the areas of marketing, economic, land use, financial analysis, survey design, data collection, coding, custom data processing, travel, tourism and events research, and full-service quantitative research. Since CIC Research, Inc. began working with the San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center (SDCOC PTAC) in September 2004, the company has received technical assistance from SDCOC on a variety of topics, including locating government business opportunities, obtaining/completing government certifications and registrations, marketing strategies for government customers, obtaining a GSA schedule contract, and responding to requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs). 

BPI Plumbing Wins $550,000 Task Order

May 28, 2014 in News, Success Stories

BPI Plumbing, a service disabled veteran-owned small business serving San Diego County since 1976 and client of the San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center, was awarded a task order via a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest on September 23, 2013 in the amount of $550,000 to replace plumbing fixtures.  Additionally, BPI Plumbing was also awarded a BOA with a maximum order limit of $3,000,000 with the U.S. Coast Guard on November 20, 2013.  BPI Plumbing is 8(a) certified and provides plumbing services to government, commercial, and residential customers.

Since BPI Plumbing began working with the San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center in May 2006, the company has received technical assistance on locating government business opportunities, government certifications and registrations, recommended marketing strategies for government customers, 8(a) marketing tactics, networking with government customers, responding to requests/invitations for bids, and how to create a capabilities statement for targeting government customers.

Novus Origo Wins $5,000,000 Contract from FRA/Volpe Center

December 23, 2013 in News, Success Stories

San Diego, CA – On November 20, 2013, Novus Origo, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and client of the San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center was awarded a contract of $5,000,000 from the Federal Railway Administration (FRA)/Volpe Center to provide training, conference and event coordination, and website development services to the FRA’s monitoring and technical assistance services for the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail and Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery Discretionary Grant program. Additionally, Novus Origo also recently received a contract award from the Veterans Administration on September 17, 2013, in the amount of $2,500,000, to provide web based training design and development services, as well as an IDIQ contract award from the State of Montana on July 30, 2013, to provide information technology project management services.

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novus Origo designs innovative strategies, delivers integrated management solutions, implements new processes and technologies, and provides organizational transformation & training services which result in improved operational performance. Their team of professionals have extensive management consulting and training experience, and are responsible for developing the methodologies used by leading consulting firms.  Novus Origo provides consulting services in the areas of; Information Technology (HRIT, Cloud, Cyber Security, SaaS, & ITO), Sourcing & Acquisition, Systems Integration, Operations Management, Organizational Transformation & Training Solutions, Business Process Management (Operations & Human Resources), and Outsourcing (BPO, HRO, RPO, and BPaaS) services.

Since becoming a client in September 2004, Novus Origo has received one-on-one assistance and classroom training on numerous topics, including getting started in government contracting, certifications and registrations, marketing strategies, obtaining a GSA schedule contract, submitting a proposal and obtaining a Navy Seaport-e contract, and teaming with prime contractors.