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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization

 

Direct Access Program

DIRECT ACCESS PROGRAM

Unique opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses to build partnerships, maximize networking, and gain access to Procurement Decision Makers through Direct Access Events.

OVERVIEW

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) plays a large role in ensuring that programs, services, and support resources reach the Veteran small business community.

Direct Access Program (DAP) offers unique opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) to build partnerships, maximize networking, and gain access to Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) through structured, screened, and periodic events. Examples of activities which may occur at a DAP event include Business Opportunity Sessions (BOS), Networking Roundtables (NRT) and education sessions.  Learn more about the Direct Access Program and view the schedule of upcoming DAP events

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Attend DAP and outreach events, conferences, workshops, and training sessions.

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  • Mail only:
    810 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20420

    OSDBU Call Center:
    1–866–584–2344
    Email: osdbu@va.gov
    Hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Eastern)
For advice on potential procurement opportunities in your area, contact your local
VA Small Business Liaison