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december, 2019

11decAll DayOne-on-One Business ConsultationRegion:Central Virginia and SouthEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services

Event Details

The Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity (SBSD), in collaboration with Henrico Purchasing Department is offering one-on-one business counseling sessions. These sessions are designed to help businesses like yours better understand how to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia state agencies. Whether it’s helping your business become certified in Virginia’s small business set-aside programs (SWaM and Micro), navigating the electronic portal which ALL state agencies use for solicitations (eVa), or helping you connect with key agency buyers SBSD can help! Some of the market research tools eVa offers are:

  • Identifying which state agencies are buying what you sell
  • How much these agencies are paying for your products and services
  • Who are the buyers and how to contact them
  • Who are your competitors
  • And much more

Armed with this information, your company will be better positioned to win state contracts as well as contracts with many local government agencies across the region.

Time:  The appointment time slots are:

  • 8:30 – 10:00
  • 10:15 – 11:45
  • 1:00 – 2:30
  • 2:45 – 4:15

There is no fee for these sessions. However, an appointment is required. To request an appointment with Randy Brown, Business Services Manager for Central / South Virginia, submit an email to The subject line should read “1 On 1”; the text should identify your 1st, 2nd and 3rd preferred time slots as well as the associated location.

NOTE: If your requested time slot(s) were available at the time you responded, a meeting request will be sent on or before Dec. 5. If you do not receive a meeting request, the time slot(s) you asked for were not available at the time of your response. Your name will be placed on the Advance Notice list for January appointments.



All Day (Wednesday)


Henrico County Purchasing Department / 8600 Staples Mill Road / Richmond


Randy Brown; Business Services Manager - Central / SouthDirect (804) 371-8258 ; Cell (804) 349-5603

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