April 2024


Acquisition Hour: Certifications for Veteran Owned Businesses

January 1, 1970  
Start Date

Securing government contracts and subcontracts is not easy. As a Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) or Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) you may gain preference when competing for contracts with the State of Wisconsin and Federal government agencies.

This webinar will focus on the various veteran owned business certifications and the basics of qualifying and applying. It will also provide an update on upcoming changes to the Federal certification programs.
In this webinar, businesses will learn more about certifications offered by the:

  • State of Wisconsin Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (DVB) certification
  • Vets First Verification Program (CVE) – for veteran and service disabled veteran owned firms looking to do business with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (and FAA)
  • US SBA Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Program (SDVOSB) – for firms working with Federal agencies other than the US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • The SBA and DOD Mentor Protege Programs
  • Other certifications

Shane Mahaffy, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Ben Blanc, Government Contract Specialist, Wisconsin Procurement Institute

This webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit.

View a schedule of all upcoming Acquisition Hour webinars.