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Dates and locations for seminars, workshops, meetings, and other events are listed below. View a list highlighting these events.

Interested in making OSDBU a part of your event? Request an OSDBU Speaker or Booth at your event. Please complete the VA OSDBU Conference Invitation Request. Requests can be emailed to osdbuconfinvitations@va.gov. Please allow 10 business days for final decision.

August
August
30
Module 4: Framework for Success Business Model "Access"
Date: August 30, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: This 1 hour webinar introduces the Framework for Success Business Model “Access “Process. Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses will gain insight on programs and resources for small businesses to market services and engage with program decision makers (PDMs) and contracting professionals. Module 4: Framework for Success Business Model "Access" occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
 
September
Sept
7
Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses
Date: September 7, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: An excellent primer to prepare you for attendance at this year’s event; where you can gain Direct Access to over 350 federal and private program managers and contracting professionals to discuss their procurement opportunities and your capabilities. Apply the information received from this webinar as you prepare to attend the NVSBE, and your experience over the three-day Engagement will be rewarding and very beneficial. After successful completion of this training you will be prepared for the National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE). Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
12
Module 1: Framework for Success Business Model “Overview”
Date: September 12, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
POC: OSDBUStratComm@va.gov
Synopsis: This 1 hour webinar introduces the Framework for Success Business Model Processes, an important tool used to teach the processes for procurement readiness and doing business with VA. Module 1 Framework for Success Business Model "Overview" occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
13
Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses
Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: An excellent primer to prepare you for attendance at this year’s event; where you can gain Direct Access to over 350 federal and private program managers and contracting professionals to discuss their procurement opportunities and your capabilities. Apply the information received from this webinar as you prepare to attend the NVSBE, and your experience over the three-day Engagement will be rewarding and very beneficial. After successful completion of this training you will be prepared for the National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE). Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
14
Module 2: Framework for Success Business Model “Awareness”
Date: September 14, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: This 1 hour webinar introduces the Framework for Success Business Model Awareness Process. Veteran own and Small Businesses will gain full understanding of how Awareness is an essential component of procurement readiness when doing business with the VA. Module 2: Framework for Success Business Model “Awareness” occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you: To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
15
Module 3: Framework for Success Business Model "Risk Mitigation"
Date: September 15, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: This 1 hour webinar introduces the Framework for Success Business Model Risk Mitigation Process. Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses will learn solutions to help minimize risks for both small businesses and the federal government. Module 3: Framework for Success Business Model "Risk Mitigation" occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
19-22
2016 USBLN 19th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz Expo
Date: September 19, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
September 20, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
September 21, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
September 22, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: JW Marriot Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32827
POC: Cami Turcotte
ally.haines@carahsoft.com
703-677-2721
Synopsis: The USBLN is the only business-to-business NATIONAL membership organization, with local affiliates, that focuses on sharing and developing proven strategies for including people with disabilities in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace. This premier event provides the best and brightest in disability inclusion with cutting-edge educational sessions, enhanced networking, exciting interactive programming plus high-profile speakers. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando! Event and registration information » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
20
Module 4: Framework for Success Business Model "Access"
Date: September 20, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: This 1 hour webinar introduces the Framework for Success Business Model “Access “Process. Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses will gain insight on programs and resources for small businesses to market services and engage with program decision makers (PDMs) and contracting professionals. Module 4: Framework for Success Business Model "Access" occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Sept
21
Aberdeen Proving Ground B2B Conference & Expo
Date: September 21, 2016
Time: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EST)
Location: Top of the Bay (Formerly the Officers Club)
30 Plumb Point Loop
Aberdeen, MD 21005
POC: Fran Ward
fran@ttexpo.org
757-778-7213
Synopsis: This free event will feature an outstanding lecture series with a focus on "Doing Business with the Government", veteran issues, new technology, best practices, and self-improvement seminars. Tour the spacious ballroom of the former Officers Club, packed with exhibitors from all across the country to bring you ExpoAPG 2016.
Registration and event information » External link to a non-government website
 
October
Oct
5
Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses
Date: October 5, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: An excellent primer to prepare you for attendance at this year’s event; where you can gain Direct Access to over 350 federal and private program managers and contracting professionals to discuss their procurement opportunities and your capabilities. Apply the information received from this webinar as you prepare to attend the NVSBE, and your experience over the three-day Engagement will be rewarding and very beneficial. After successful completion of this training you will be prepared for the National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE). Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Oct
11
Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses
Date: October 11, 2016
Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: An excellent primer to prepare you for attendance at this year’s event; where you can gain Direct Access to over 350 federal and private program managers and contracting professionals to discuss their procurement opportunities and your capabilities. Apply the information received from this webinar as you prepare to attend the NVSBE, and your experience over the three-day Engagement will be rewarding and very beneficial. After successful completion of this training you will be prepared for the National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE). Success at 2016 NVSBE for Small Businesses occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you:
To register please go here » External link to a non-government website
 
Oct
18
11th Annual Veteran Business Training and Outreach Conference
Date: October 18, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (EST)
Location: The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
POC: Cylde Stoltzfus
Cylde Stoltzfus
212-746-6472
Synopsis: Join us for a half day conference dedicated to procurement-ready Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.
 
November
NOV
1-3
National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE)
Date: November 1-3, 2016
Time: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (CDT)
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
POC: Beverly Jackson
American Small Business Alliance
443-325-5020
Synopsis: The Department of Veterans Affairs will host the 2016 National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) in Minneapolis, MN, November 1–3, 2016. As the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (SECVA) signature event and the largest nationwide conference of its kind in support of Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs), and other small businesses. This event is a highly visible demonstration of the VA’s commitment to provide access to opportunities for procurement ready VOSBs, SDVOSBs, and other small businesses where they can add value to the VA mission. It is also an extraordinary opportunity for businesses to assist PDMs with efficient and effective market research to find small businesses that can meet their needs.
View event information and flyer » External link to a non-government website
 
December
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