Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized
Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM certified. The SWaM certification is a vehicle to promote economic growth of Virginia’s businesses.
Becoming SWaM certified is just the first step in doing business with the Commonwealth. Each year the state buys goods and services totaling more than $8 billion. The Commonwealth of Virginia wants to do business with you and increase participation of small, women owned, and minority-owned businesses. Virginia’s eProcurement portal – eVA is Virginia’s online, electronic procurement system.
This workshop will show small business owners how to get SWaM certified and register on the eVA system so they can do business with the Commonwealth.
The workshop will be presented by Chris Tran Ley, Business Services Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity.
To register, go to https://vaptap.ecenterdirect.com/events/1927 or contact Elizabeth Torrens (703) 277-7750.
Visitor parking is located at the Church and Liberty Street lots, both just a short walk away through historic downtown Leesburg.
The closest lot is located on Church street, this lot is $1.50 per hour and visitors can utilize the pay station in the lot, or use the smartphone app ParkMobile. (Intersection of Church Street and Loudoun Street Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/QYFvuAhz68L2
Parking at the Liberty Street lot is complimentary, Address: (204 Liberty Street SW, Leesburg VA 20175 Directions: in text link https://goo.gl/maps/QzFX7MWN14n
(Monday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Mason Enterprise Center
4031 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030-3409
Chris LeyVirginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Northern Virginia 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030