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Small Business Event Vendor Outreach Session

November 17, 2016  Washington, D.C
Start Date November 17, 2016
End Date November 17, 2016
Time 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Facility Homeland Security Acquisition Institute
Address 90 K Street, N.E., Suite 1200
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
Contact Info Celeste Steele
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), will be hosting a Vendor Outreach Session (VOS) located in Washington, DC, on November 17, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:15 pm. The VOS will be held at Homeland Security Acquisition Institute (HSAI) located at 90 K Street NE, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20002. Vendor Outreach Sessions are a series of pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with Small Business Specialists from various components of the Homeland Security procurement offices. These sessions provide the small business community an opportunity to discuss their capabilities and learn of potential procurement opportunities. Also in attendance will be Prime Contractor Small Business Liaisons from several of the large businesses who have contracts with DHS. There is no cost to the small business vendors.
Sign up for the November 17th Vendor Outreach Sessions will be on November 10, 2016, beginning at 12:00 noon, Eastern Time. Please read the instructions carefully as the sessions fill up quickly. Instructions can be found at

NOTE: This session is reserved for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses ONLY in honor of Veterans Day. In the event OPM issues the Federal Government a 2-hour delayed opening due to inclement weather, VOS will be cancelled. On the morning of the event, please visit

To access the full FY 2017 Vendor Outreach Sessions click on the URL at Individuals will want to register their companies ahead of time and choose a password for speed in signing up the day of registration. Companies can register at

Walking directions to HSAI from Union Station Metro Stop (Red Line) are as follows:

• Exit Station through the Massachusetts Ave. NE & 1st St. NE exit
• Make a sharp right exiting from the Metro Station
• Walk ahead three blocks
• 90 K ST NE is on the right

There are two parking garages one on 1st Street and one under the building. Cost is $8.00 and $9.00 if you arrive before 9:00 am.

To enter the 90 K Street building, you must have a government issued photo ID card (driver’s license or state issued ID) if not employed by the federal government. The name(s) of all visitors will be submitted to building security 48 hours prior to visiting 90 K Street, therefore last-minute substitutes will not be permitted to enter the building.


Homeland Security Acquisition Institute

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)