Strength in partnership

AVB Digital is an 8(a)-certified joint venture between Vaultes and Bixal that provides federal agencies with a full suite of strategic communications, human-centered design, technology and cybersecurity services.

  • DUNS Number: 117623023
  • UEI Number: UABPM5JP5PF6
  • CAGE Code: 8NW59


General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) STARS III Government wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

AVB Digital is a prime contractor on the GSA 8(a) STARS III GWAC. The 8(a) STARS III GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract designed to provide technology solutions to federal agencies. The 8(a) STARS III program is reserved exclusively for qualifying certified 8(a) small businesses as the prime contractors per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 19.8.

What is 8(a) STARS III GWAC?

This award is a best-in-class small business set-aside contract that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners that includes:

  • Expanding capabilities for emerging technologies
  • Supporting requirements both outside of the continental United States (OCONUS) and within CONUS
  • Limiting protests up to $10 million
  • Offering expert guidance from the GSA team, including free scope review services and market research

Additional 8(a) STARS III GWAC contract details can be accessed at

Award Information

  • Master Contract Number: 47QTCB22D0570
  • Master Contract Ordering Period: One five-year base period with one three-year option period
  • Base ordering period ends July 1, 2026

Contract Manager

Cristina Mack
(386) 748-0812

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