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august, 2018

03aug10:00 am12:00 pmFederal and State Contracting: An OverviewRegion:Northern Virginia

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A highly recommended and informative first step for companies new to government contracting.

Part 1 – Federal Contracts: learn the essentials of starting and growing a government contracting business, and develop your strategy for business development with government agencies and prime contractors.
– How to register to become a federal contractor
– What are small business set-asides and how are they used
– How to present your company in the federal market
– How federal agencies buy

Presented by Anna Urman, Director, Virginia PTAP

Part 2 – Selling to the Commonwealth of Virginia

How to get SWaM certified and register on the eVA system to do business with the Commonwealth.

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.

Presented by Chris Tran Ley, Business Services Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity.

To register:





(Friday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor Center

33 N. Calhoun Street, Warrenton VA 20186-3346


Chris Ley - Business Services Manager, Northern VIrginiaVirginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Northern Virginia 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

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