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Executive Director E. Darlene Bullock, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Announces the first Small-to-Small Business Virtual Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Event

Release Date: March 8, 2023

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is hosting a Small-to-Small Business Virtual Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Event (VOME) on Thursday, March 23, 2023.  Meetings will occur between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  In support of Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government, this VOME supports business to business communications assisting with decreasing gaps in capabilities, encouraging new entrants, and strengthening the vendor base. 

This virtual event is expected to raise awareness of potential partnerships, subcontracting opportunities, and facilitate discussions that may lead to joint ventures.  It will serve as a space where small businesses can present, to each other, their core capabilities.  Each session will be a 15-minute meeting established by the matching of core competencies, needs, and lines of businesses as identified by the firms North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code(s). Small businesses who are seeking a service, product, or partnership will choose to meet with the small business(es) that align with their needs.

The eFlyer for the March 23. 2023, VOME provides the registration link.  More detailed information about this VOME is posted on DHS Small to Small Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Event and the SAM.gov.

Please report any fee related inquiries or questions regarding DHS Outreach events to OSDBU.VOS@hq.dhs.gov.There is no fee for Vendor Outreach Sessions or Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Events.

Last Updated: 03/09/2023
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