I am astonished at how many small businesses do not understand the FAR regulations that encourage pre-solicitations communications among government officials and industry. The government relies on vendors to bring new ideas and suggestions to them to solve complex, entrenched problems. One-on- one meetings are perfectly legal. And this must happen before competitive bidding can commence. Click on "Webinars on Demand" from our home page to view a free webinar on this important topic.