SDVOSBs and VOSBs VA-Verification FREE Seminar


Preparing to Do Business with the VA

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Event: Steps to Becoming VA Verified
Date: May 11, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Center for Business Ingenuity, 900 State Street, Room 104, Erie, PA 16501

The Northwest Commission PTAC will present a FREE training seminar on “Steps to Becoming VA Verified” through the Veteran Administrations VetBiz First Program on May 11th, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Center for Business Ingenuity, 900 State Street, Room 104, Erie, PA 16501. Co-sponsor of the event is the Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has special authority to set-aside and sole source contracts for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business/Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/VOSB). This seminar provides an overview of the verification process. SDVOSBs and VOSBs who want to participate in the VA’s Veterans First Contracting Program must be verified by the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) [formerly the Center for Veterans Enterprise] in order to be eligible for VA contract set-asides. Information will be provided on the process and steps required to navigate the process.

  • *Qualifications
  • *Verification requirements including documentation
  • *Process of becoming verified
  • *Resources available
  • *Where to find opportunities

Also, Richard Loeffler, Small Business Liaison, Department of Veterans Affairs will present on “Preparing to Do Business with the VA”.

For more information or to register for this FREE seminar, please contact Robyn Young at [email protected], 814-677-4800 x130 or register online at

Learn more about the Northwest Commission PTAC at Find information on the sponsoring organization at their website:

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