First time users should use the hyperlinked options to the right to set up your OpenWater account. If you are a SECAF member, please note that the login credentials for this Awards portal are different from the login credentials for the SECAF website. If you can't remember your OpenWater password, you have the option to reset it by selecting "lost password" below.
Nominate a great company HERE by Monday, February 28, 2022 at 5:00PM ET.
Complete your application by Friday, March 4, 2022 at 5:00PM ET.
(Click links below to register and enter.)
The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s (SECAF) 14th Annual Government Contractor Awards honor small and emerging government contractors and the players in the industry that rely on small business. Winners will be announced at the virtual Annual Gala on Thursday, May 5, 2022. For a full description of each category's criteria, click on any of the links below to view the actual award application.
Note: You will need to register in order to review and/or complete application(s). You have the option to SAVE and return at a later time to complete the process if needed.
We also encourage you to watch our webinar - Submitting A Compelling Awards Application.
- Government Contractor of the Year
(Under $7.5 Million in Revenue, $7.5-$15 Million in Revenue, $15-$27.5 Million in Revenue, $27.5-$50 Million in Revenue)
For companies that have shown a compelling and profound commitment to excellence in financial performance. This award includes an optional question for Mentor-Protégé programs.
- Award of Excellence: Under $50 Million in Revenue (SECAF Members Only)
Highlights organizations that represent excellence within their respective communities, the government contracting industry, and towards employees.
- Government Project of the Year (SECAF Members Only)
Recognizes companies that have delivered an exemplary program with significant value to the federal government.
- Mentor-Protégé Program of the Year
For companies that have shown a compelling commitment to excellence through its efforts as a prime contractor by providing tangible benefits to small businesses and/or subcontractors during the previous year.
- Executive of the Year
Presented to an individual that has shown a profound commitment to excellence to their company, within the community, the government contracting industry, and towards their employees.
For more information, including sponsorship and ticket sales, visit www.secaf.org.