JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 27, 2020) -- In an effort to expand outreach efforts to small businesses, officials from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command continue to conduct advanced planning briefings to industry at multiple locations throughout the nation.Acquisition forecast briefings take place at or near MICC contracting office locations in the coming months and are intended to serve as another avenue for informing small-business representatives of projected contracting opportunities with the Army."These events are important in providing transparency to industry in support of Army readiness efforts and continue to increase our Defense industrial base," said Mark Massie, the director of the MICC Office of Small Business Programs.Small-business representatives should be aware that additional information regarding the forecast briefings has transition from the Federal Business Opportunities website to beta.SAM.gov. The new site is the General Services Administration's next phase of streamlining and consolidating 10 legacy federal award systems into a single website offering a central entry point for those who make, receive and manage federal awards. Interested contractors may search for more information on MICC briefings to industry by selecting special notice under the type of notice on the site.MICC acquisition forecasts also provide an opportunity to meet one-on-one with contracting officials and network with other industry representatives for partnering opportunities. Additional details on each of the events will be added to the beta.SAM.gov site as they near, generally 30-60 days out. Upcoming projected MICC briefings to industry events include:Fort Stewart, Feb. 6, 2020 SFC Paul R. Smith Education Center 100 Knowledge Drive, Fort Stewart, GA 31313 Register: https://gtpac.ecenterdirect.com/events/8820 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-bragg@mail.milFort Knox, March 12, 2020 SAM Notice: W9124DAcquisitionForecast2020 MICC-Fort Knox, Bldg. 1109, Room 353 199th 6th Avenue. Fort Knox, KY 40121-5720 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-knox@mail.milFort Hood, March 17, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-hood@mail.milFort Benning, March 18, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-gordon@mail.milDugway Proving Ground, March 24, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-hood@mail.milFort Irwin, March 26, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-irwin@mail.milFort Eustis and Fort Lee, April 1, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-eustis@mail.milFort Drum, April 2, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-bragg@mail.milFort Sam Houston, April 8, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-fsh@mail.milFort Polk, April 23, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-jblm@mail.milFort Jackson, May 6, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-bragg@mail.milWest Point and Carlisle Barracks, May 13, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-eustis@mail.milFort Belvoir, May 20, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-belvoir@mail.milPresidio of Monterey, May 27, 2020 Marina, California Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-eustis@mail.milYuma Proving Ground, June 3, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-irwin@mail.milFort Bliss, June 3, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-jblm@mail.milFort Gordon, June 9, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-gordon@mail.milForts Riley, Leavenworth and Leonard Wood, June 16, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-gordon@mail.milFort Sill, June 17, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-eustis@mail.milFort McCoy, June 25, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-bragg@mail.milFort Carson, June 25, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-irwin@mail.milJoint Base Lewis-McChord, July 8, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-jblm@mail.milFort Bragg, Aug. 6, 2020 Contact: usarmy.jbsa.acc-micc.list.hq-sbs-bragg@mail.milSome events require pre-registration prior to the date of the event. For those taking place on a military installation, contact the event organizer listed in the beta.Sam.gov solicitation or email the contact listed above for additional information on accessing the installation.In fiscal 2019, the MICC awarded approximately $2.5 billion in contracts to small businesses to achieve all five of its socioeconomic goals for the fifth consecutive year. Continuous engagement with small-business representatives ensures MICC contracts are awarded in each of the following small business categories:- Small disadvantaged business, - Service-disabled veteran-owned small business, - Woman-owned small business, and - Historically underutilized business zone small business.About the MICC: Headquartered at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command consists of about 1,500 military and civilian members who are responsible for contracting goods and services in support of Soldiers as well as readying trained contracting units for the operating force and contingency environment when called upon. MICC contracts are vital in feeding more than 200,000 Soldiers every day, providing many daily base operations support services at installations, facilitate training in the preparation of more than 100,000 conventional force members annually, training more than 500,000 students each year, and maintaining more than 14.4 million acres of land and 170,000 structures.