2023 Past SECAF Events

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Webinar Series: 2022 GAUGE Report Review

The 6th annual GAUGE Report, is a go-to resource for any firm that wants to grow and prosper in GovCon. The Report is based on the GAUGE Survey which polls firms in five main areas of government contracting: Government Contract Compliance, Accounting, Utilization, Growth, and Efficiencies. This session will provide a review of the highlights of the 2022 report plus a few interesting items from this year’s theme of Workforce Issues and Solutions.
Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this presentation, the attendees will be able to:

  1. Associate their firm with one of the size of NAICS code segments surveyed,
  2. Compare their own metrics with those of potential competitors or partners,
  3. Identify metrics from the survey that matter to their respective firms, and 
  4. Benchmark their metrics using the provided tools on the GAUGE web site.


  • Kim Koster - VP Industry Marketing, Unanet
  • Rich Wilkinson - Senior Industry Director, Unanet


Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Gov Con Member Networking Reception (Government Contractor Members Only)

You are invited to join us to get to know your fellow SECAF members!

Networking is an essential part of any successful career in the government contracting industry. It can help you find new opportunities and make connections that can lead to future business partnerships.

At this networking event, you will have the opportunity to learn more about what your fellow SECAF members do and whether there might be teaming opportunities. You can also find out how you can help them and vice versa. So bring your capabilities statement and enjoy the chance to chat with your peers over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres!

Nostos Restaurant 
8100 Boone Blvd
Vienna VA 22182

(The entrance is on the northeast corder of the building, Leesburg and Aline. You may access the restaurant from the lobby of the building as well as the outside entrance. Plenty of surface parking all around the building.)

Sponsored By:  Deltek and ATEK

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Monthly Briefing: Small Business Legislative Update from Capitol Hill

We are thrilled to be joined by procurement and policy experts from the House and Senate Small Business Committees to discuss what’s been happening on Capitol Hill for small businesses. And, as the House and Senate Small Business Committees are starting to shape their legislative priorities for 2023, they want to hear from you. 

This monthly briefing will be an open forum and a fantastic opportunity to share issues that matter to you. We encourage you to register now and come on January 19th ready to share your perspectives.

We are starting the new year with a small business legislative update from three procurement and small business policy experts with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business.  Vivian Ling, Irene Rivera, and DeMarcus Walker will discuss legislative priorities for the 118th Congress and the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2023. 

Come with your questions! We are looking forward to a very informative and interactive briefing and encourage all of our members to register now.

  • Vivian Ling, Senior Counsel, Senate Small Business Committee (Minority)
  • Irene Rivera, Procurement Counsel at U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Small Business (Minority)
  • DeMarcus Walker, Legislative Assistant, Senate Small Business Committee (Majority)