[rsva-l] Supports Veteran-Owned Businesses and Helps Them Compete for Federal Contracts
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VA Hosts Veteran Small Business Conference in New Orleans
Supports Veteran-Owned Businesses and Helps Them Compete for Federal
WASHINGTON (May 3, 2011) - The Department of Veterans Affairs will host
the upcoming National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo,
Aug.15-18 in New Orleans. It will be the largest nationwide conference
of its kind focused on helping Veteran-owned businesses succeed in
winning federal contracts.
"Veteran-owned businesses provide world class services and expand
employment opportunities for some of our Nation's most highly-trained
and motivated men and women," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.
Shinseki. "That is why VA is proud to host this annual conference to
help better prepare these veteran-owned businesses to compete and win
contracts with the federal government."
The conference, scheduled for the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center,
will provide Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small
businesses of all sizes with an opportunity to learn, network, and
market their businesses.
The conference will offer a variety of new training sessions on
navigating the federal acquisition process, including finance,
compliance, business development, marketing, strategy, contract
management, human resources, technology, and program management. The
conference track sessions will be targeted for a variety of businesses
from new business owners just back from theater to well-established
Veteran-owned businesses looking to expand opportunities or increase
An open house has been added to the event to give Veterans from both the
conference and local region the opportunity to experience the wide range
of resources available to the Veteran community.
The National Veteran Small Business Conference is open to both
government and non-government personnel. For more information and to
register for the conference, go to
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