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DC Networking Dinner & VetFedAcademy: March 2024
Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Category: Event

DC Networking Dinner & VetFedAcademy: March 2024


NVSBC offers our Networking Dinner event preceded by our in-person VetFedAcademy Training for the veteran entrepreneur and federal small business community.  Come join us for the networking, training and dinner event!

  • Location: Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Room: 5 Star Ballroom, 3rd Floor
  • Price: NVSBC Member Organizations:  $70 | Non-Member Organizations:  $90
  • Parking: Free ($20 value)
  • Event POC: [email protected]

VetFedAcademy Agenda: 

  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM 
    • Topic: Contracting with VA Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC) and the Veteran Integrated Teaming Model 
    • VetFedAcademy Speakers: 

      Allen L. Smith, Contracting Officer, VA Strategic Acquisition Center
      Kurt A. Tanny, Contracting Officer, VA Strategic Acquisition Center 

  • During the event, attendees will--

    ** Gain understanding: Learn why SAC is using this Veteran Integrated Teaming model and what you should know for the future (even if not following IHT 2.0).
    ** Gain insights: Hear details and strategic insights about this long-awaited RFP from the Contracting Team and Program Officials, preparing you for the proposal process.
    ** Position your company for success: Equip your team with the knowledge and resources needed to best position your company to respond to VA’s needs and objectives as a Prime or Sub!
    ** Learn where you fit in: Deciding whether to submit as Prime or Subcontractor is not easy. Learn why being a sub under IHT 2.0 could be a great business decision based on changes from IHT 1.0 (alphabet soup included!)
    ** Participate in post-presentation networking: Direct engagement between Government Officials and Industry Partners to foster valuable relationships and insight into future potential opportunities.

DC Networking Dinner Agenda: 

  • 5:30 – 6:30 PM Registration, Networking Hour 
  • 6:30 – 7:30 PM Call to Order, Announcements, Dinner 
  • 7:20 – 8:20 PM Keynote 
    • Keynote Speakers: Lisa Mundt & Amber Hart, The Pulse of GovCon
  • Presentation: Fed Agency Forecast and the New 5% SDVOSB Goal: Ways to Grow Your Business This Year!
  • Attendees will learn:
    ** Fed Market Spending Trends for SD/VOSBs
    ** Utilizing Acquisition Procedures to Your Benefit
    ** Strategies to Educate Your Federal Customer
    ** How/When/Where to SELL the New 5% Goal to Agency Acquisition Teams!




Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. As a sponsor, you have the opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker and more. If you are interested in learning more about event sponsorship, please contact Zack Armstrong at [email protected]