Circuit Media is an award-winning, SBA-certified 8(a), small business providing the government with unparalleled consulting and technical services in the areas of communications, accessibility, design, and staffing. 

Circuit Media is an award-winning, SBA-certified 8(a), small business providing the government with unparalleled consulting and technical services in the areas of communications, accessibility, design, and staffing. 

Why Choose Circuit Media?

Benefits
The 8(a) Direct Award gives an Agency a simplified acquisition process including:

  • Reduced acquisition cycle, measured in days  
  • Lowered administrative costs 
  • Simplified Statement of Work
  • Negotiated best value pricing  
  • Credit for small business promotion within your Agency!
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Direct Award Step-by-Step Instructions

Circuit Media will graduate from the 8(a) program on October 19, 2022. 

Frequently Asked Questions About the 8(a) Business Development Program

We’ve compiled a few common questions and answers about SBA’s 8(a) business development program, along with links to provide you additional guidance.

What is an 8(a) company?

An 8(a) firm is a small business that is owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged citizens and has been accepted into the 8(a) Business Development Program. This program is administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the United States agency charged with supporting the growth and development of small businesses. The 8(a) program is designed to help disadvantaged entrepreneurs get government contracts and access the economic mainstream in America.

Why is the 8(a) program important to the growth of small business?
Our CEO testifies before Congress on the impact the program has had on Circuit Media.

Frequently Asked Questions About the 8(a) Business Development Program

We’ve compiled a few common questions and answers about SBA’s 8(a) business development program, along with links to provide you additional guidance.

What is an 8(a) company?

An 8(a) firm is a small business that is owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged citizens and has been accepted into the 8(a) Business Development Program. This program is administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the United States agency charged with supporting the growth and development of small businesses. The 8(a) program is designed to help disadvantaged entrepreneurs get government contracts and access the economic mainstream in America.

Why is the 8(a) program important to the growth of small business?
Our CEO provides testimony before Congress on the value of the 8(a) program.

a man from the chest down signing contracts

What is a Direct Award contract?

Direct Award contracts are a way to award certified 8(a) companies with a contract without going through the long RFP process. A Contracting Officer can award a contract to a single contractor under the 8(a) program if the following apply:

  • A determination that the 8(a) company is a responsible vendor
  • The contract can be awarded at a fair market price 
  • The total value of the contract doesn’t exceed the price threshold

Visit FAR Part 19 here for more details

What is a Direct Award contract?

Direct Award contracts are a way to award certified 8(a) companies with a contract without going through the long RFP process. A Contracting Officer can award a contract to a single contractor under the 8(a) program if the following apply:

  • A determination that the 8(a) company is a responsible vendor
  • The contract can be awarded at a fair market price 
  • The total value of the contract doesn’t exceed the price threshold

Visit FAR Part 19 here for more details.

a man from the chest down signing contracts

Contact Circuit Media’s SBA Business Opportunity Specialist:

JoAnna B. Sandoval
Business Opportunity Specialist
Colorado District Office
U.S. Small Business Administration
Office: 303-844-6504 | [email protected]

Contact Circuit Media

Circuit Media LLC
560 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204

2221 S. Clark St. #417
Arlington, VA 22202
[email protected]
303.292.1212

About Circuit Media

Circuit Media works collaboratively with clients to assess goals, create timelines, and develop solutions that provide positive outcomes for both customer and constituent. Whether we are staffing a project, providing administrative support or management consulting services, we utilize concise methodologies and plain language skills to offer cost-effective results that meet and exceed expectations.