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GSA (General Services Administration)

The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA’s nationwide procurement opportunities.


The Heartland Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) offers information on doing business with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and its federal clients. The procurement preference categories are: • Small • Small disadvantaged • Section 8(a) • Woman-owned small • HUBZone small • Veteran-owned small • Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses The local GSA office also participates in one of the longest running networking events in the area. Local entrepreneurs are offered the opportunity to introduce their business to small and large businesses, school districts and universities, as well as local, state and federal agencies.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Issues

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Women, Minority & Business Disadvantaged Certification
  • HUB Zone Certification
  • Subcontracting Opportunities
  • Training

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
  • Advising

Technical Assistance

  • Training
Contact Information
Bill Strobel
2300 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108