Category: Veteran Owned Small Business Contracting 101 Series

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9/13/2016 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on September 13, 2016 of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations, bid updates and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies including: firewall setup, motor repair services, commercial cleaning, Internet installation, window washing, court reporting and transcription services  and other products and services. You must have an account… Read more

8/22/2016 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on August 22, 2016 of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations, bid updates and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies including: Construction, Flashlights, Assembly Services, Food Products, Motor Assembly and other products and services. You must have an account with FedBizOpps.gov to view these bids. Many of… Read more

Long Island Procurement Conference Set for Sept. 14th

When: Sept 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury Long Island’s largest procurement conference for small businesses, minority and women business enterprises and veteran service disabled veteran owned businesses, Nassau County officials say. In addition to networking, the event features workshops with contract decision-makers from governmental agencies, major corporations, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations.… Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Benefit Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Veterans First Contracting Program to give preference to SDVOSBs and VOSBs On June 16, 2016 the Supreme Court held that 38 U.S.C. 8127(d) applies to all contracts including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and orders placed against the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts. The Court also held the “rule of two” contracting procedures in section 8127(d) are not limited to those… Read more
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VetBiz and CVE Resources for SDVOSBs and VOSBs

To be kept up to date on casting calls, events, military discounts and more, please join our mailing list (we won’t sell your information): [wysija_form id=”1″] Follow VOB On… Attention Veteran Owned Business Directory Members (and veterans thinking about starting/buying a business): The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU) VetBiz’s site provides information about the Center for Verification… Read more

Connecticut takes steps toward giving preference to Veteran Owned Businesses

On Wednesday, the Senate unanimously voted in favor of legislation that gives a 15% preference to businesses in Connecticut owned by veterans and meet the small business requirement.  The bill, passing 35-0, will now head to the House. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program Celebration Marks 5th Year

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Event: The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program (RECOGNIZE FIFTH-SESSION PARTICIPANTS) Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Time: 3 p.m. Location: The Lambeau Field Atrium Address: 1265 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304 Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy will host the event and appearances will be made by local and state officials. The celebration will mark the successful completion of the program’s… Read more