American Express OPEN for Government Contracts

American Express OPEN for Government Contracts

23 Jan, 2015

The federal government awards some $100 billion in contracts to small businesses every year.

According to American Express OPEN, “The U.S. government mandates that some 23 percent of the contracts it awards every year—nearly $100 billion—must go to small businesses across a wide range of industries.” The Atlanta Business Journal recently attended the American Express OPEN for Government Contracting “Success Series” event to learn more about the opportunities available to small businesses.

The American Express Open Forum Website also offers many resources for you to get started doing business with the federal government. Doña Storey, an entrepreneur with close to 30 years experience in the world of government contracting and the founder of, answers some commonly asked questions about getting started…read more.