The U.S. Department of Homeland Safety (DHS), Business of Little and Deprived Small business Utilization (OSDBU) formally transitioned into conducting virtual Seller Outreach Periods (VOS). VOS is a collection of pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with Smaller Organization Professionals from a variety of parts of DHS procurement offices. These periods supply the tiny organization community an possibility to go over their capabilities and study about potential procurement chances. Also in attendance are Prime Contractor Little Business Liaisons (Primes) from numerous large organizations, some who have contracts with DHS. The Primes provide attainable subcontracting prospects and the possible for developing a mentor-protégé marriage. There is no expense to the little small business suppliers.
The upcoming June 30, 2022, Frequent VOS session is open up for attendance by all tiny firms. Registration for the June 30th VOS will commence on June 16, 2022, at 12:00 noon, eastern time. Please browse the directions cautiously at Smaller Enterprise Vendor Outreach Classes | Homeland Protection (dhs.gov) as the periods fill up swiftly.
Persons need to register their businesses in advance of the session, and it is recommended that firms register in advance of the scheduling day as perfectly. Providers are to sign up at https://vos.mybusinessmatches.com/. Suppliers who wish to participate, should present a legitimate electronic mail address in their My Business enterprise Matches profile that can be applied with many virtual tools (e.g., Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, etc.). At the time your agency gets affirmation of an appointment from the scheduling web page, you will get a follow-up electronic mail with the virtual conference invitation. Be sure to be recommended that if connectivity issues arise employing the virtual applications, the session will be executed telephonically.
If you have any inquiries regarding virtual VOS activities, mail them to the VOS mailbox at [email protected]