Why Attend?

National Veterans Small Business Engagement | December 9-11, 2014 | Powered by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Picture from the 2013 Expo

NVSBE is an investment that creates returns!

The 2014 NVSBE is specifically tailored to enable procurement-ready VOSBs to discuss potential economic opportunities directly with Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs), program specialists, and contracting experts from the federal and commercial marketplace.

Did you know? A total 23 percent of VOSBs who attended the 2013 event in St. Louis received awards totaling $562 million. That speaks returns!

At NVSBE, you increase your chances to compete for contract awards with federal and commercial customers.

VOSBs and other small businesses

  • Build relationships with potential customers and business partners who are committed to supplier diversity and interested in working with Veterans
  • Market your services and showcase your products to procurement specialists and potential buyers
  • Learn about 2015-2016 contract procurements and address specific industry requirements
  • Elevate your knowledge at learning sessions highlighting contracting basics, agency-specific procurement best-practices, and advanced procurement strategies
  • Network with peers and prime contractors to facilitate subcontracting opportunities and future business developments

PDMs, Program Specialists, and Contracting Experts

  • Gain access to a large number of verified VOSBs with products and services specific to your industry
  • Interact with small business who are ready to meet your requirements and educate them on how to do business with your agency
  • Discuss small business requirements and capabilities, firsthand, during tailored sessions and networking receptions
  • Address current procurement requirements and research small business capabilities for contracting forecasts
  • Position yourself as an industry leader who reinforces and supports the Veteran small business community
  • Work toward achieving your socioeconomic program goals

Contact NVSBE at nvsbe@va.gov