Events Calendar
June 2022

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2022
How to Create an Effective Capabilities Statement
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Attendees will learn how to write an effective capability statement. Small businesses will learn the definition of a capability statement, the components and the necessity. The key components to writing an effective capabilities statement will be addressed and will consist of your core competencies, past performance, differentiators, company data and pertinent codes.
Monday, Jun 13, 2022
Through the Eyes of an SBL Series (Installment Two)
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
The VA Network Small Business Liaisons (SBLs) are small business advisors located at each Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs). They assist Veteran-owned and other small businesses on doing business with VA as well as provide advice on potential procurement opportunities. Join us as Kenneth M. Dougherty discusses what small businesses need to have before approaching an SBL. The SBL will also briefly discuss procurement opportunities in VISN 5.
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022
Doing Business with USAID
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Don't put all your eggs in one basket! Join us as we discuss why Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) should diversify their portfolio, introduce the community to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and discuss procurement opportunities for SDVOSBs and VOSBs in regards to import and export services.
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022
Doing Business with the Department of Veterans Affairs
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
This small business development training offers general information regarding how business owners can do business with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). During this session the host will discuss the 3 major business lines within the VA,VA's small business goals, VA's FY21 top spending, market research, VA small business programs, and more.
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022
Let's Get Social: Using the Power of Social Media to Market Your Business
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Collaboration is an important business concept, and building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders is the lynchpin to continued business success. This session will examine the critical elements of an effective communications plan to ensure it conveys your business message. Additionally, we will discuss the importance of knowing your target audience, using SMART goals to create measurable objectives, and reviewing commonly used social media platforms to determine the best way to execute your message based on your stakeholder demographics.