A must attend! The Engagement will be held December 9-11, in Atlanta, Georgia. Registration is open! Learn more »

Did you know...? Over 60% of attendees surveyed connected with 4 or more Corporate and/or Federal Procurement Decision Makers! For more information, check out About NVSBE!

Our award winning venue. The top-tier GWCC is 5th largest convention facility in the US, with 1.4 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space. The Engagement has exclusive use of Building B. Learn more »

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Networking Roundtables


Procurement Decision Makers will answer your questions and discuss your capabilities to address their business requirements in a small, special setting.

Business Requirements Sessions

Identify ways to improve your procurement readiness. Learn directly from Procurement Decision Makers about 2015/2016 procurement opportunities.

Lunch With Decision Makers

Have lunch with potential customers and partners at Plenary Lunches hosted by Procurement Decision Makers and Senior Leaders.

Agenda Framework


Download the Agenda Framework and learn more about the NVSBE events.

Theme: Engagement =ACCESS

Objective: To provide an unprecedented level of Engagement that helps small businesses,
particularly Veterans, compete for and win business.

 Advocate for increased support of Veteran small business opportunities to add value to the VA mission. Create an extraordinary engagement experience for VOSBs and Procurement Decision Makers to build partnerships, maximize networking, and expand connections. Commit to the delivery of efficient and effective services that promote the expansion of VOSBs access to economic opportunities. Expand economic opportunities for VOSBs interested in doing business with VA. Strengthen relationships between the small business (community) and contractor communities (or contracting professionals), while providing solutions to minimize risks for both parties. Sustain productive and lasting relationships that ensure positive outcomes for NVSBE attendees and participants.

Stakeholders


  • Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs)
  • Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs)
  • Commercial Partners
  • Large Prime Contractors
  • Federal Agencies (small business staff)
  • Non-profits/Associations
  • VA Senior Leaders
  • VA Executive Leaders