Events Calendar
May 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022
Through the Eyes of an SBL - Perspective and Preparation needed for Doing Business with VA
 
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 Pak Sa Dewhurst, discusses what small businesses need to have before approaching an SBL. The SBL will also briefly discuss procurement opportunities in VISN 10.
 
 
 
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Straight Talk - Straight Answers: Financial Literacy
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
 
This training will provide you with the knowledge and resources a small business needs on their journey to becoming financially literate. Becoming financially literate gives you the confidence needed to nagivtate the ups and downs of finances by understanding how to prevent and manage issues as they arise. During this session, OSDBU will collaborate with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to discuss business finances versus personal finances, cashflow versus global cashflow, understanding the different types of funding, and much more.
 
 
 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium 2022 (VETS22)
 
Location: Orlando, FL
 
 
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Creating 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.
 
 
Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium 2022 (VETS22)
 
Location: Orlando, FL
https://web.cvent.com/event/0e1ed90f-680e-4e0c-8ff0-c76db39fbcfb/summary
 
 
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium 2022 (VETS22)
 
Location: Orlando, FL
https://web.cvent.com/event/0e1ed90f-680e-4e0c-8ff0-c76db39fbcfb/summary
 
 
Friday, May 20, 2022
Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium 2022 (VETS22)
 
Location: Orlando, FL
https://web.cvent.com/event/0e1ed90f-680e-4e0c-8ff0-c76db39fbcfb/summary
 
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
How the Procurement Process Works: Pre-Solicitation
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
 
In large part, the procurement of a product or service is determined during the pre-solicitation phase. During this webinar participants receive a high-level overview about the pre-solicitation process. The emphasis throughout the presentation is the importance of market research. This webinar helps entrepreneurs understand how their contributions can make a difference in the procurement of products or services.
 
 
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Procurement Readiness Overview
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
 
This webinar is ideal for new entrepreneurs and those unfamiliar with the term "procurement readiness." Procurement Readiness is the demonstrated ability of a small business to effectively participate in the federal government contracting marketplace and successfully meet contract requirements. This session describes the fundamentals of procurement readiness, suggests strategies to improve procurement readiness.